Spaulding Youth Center is led by a President & CEO and Executive Management Team, and is guided by a volunteer Board of Directors. Together, these individuals serve as prudent stewards of our legacy.



Spaulding Youth Center is a professionally managed 501(c)(3) nonprofit. Our leadership team and volunteer board share an unwavering commitment to ensure that Spaulding Youth Center fulfills its mission to help children and youth with neurological, emotional, behavioral, learning or developmental challenges, including Autism Spectrum Disorder and those who have experienced significant trauma, abuse or neglect, learn the academic and life skills needed to be successful in their homes, schools and communities.

Board Members

The Spaulding Youth Center Board of Directors is comprised of volunteers from the human services, corporate, investment, and philanthropic sectors of our state.

Spaulding Youth Center Board of Directors
Michael F. Ventura, Chair, Franklin
Patrick J. Clark, Vice Chair, Tilton
Ronald L. Magoon, Treasurer, Franklin
J. A. Indrika Arnold, West Lebanon
Michael D. Bourbeau, Concord
Robert L. Cormier, Tilton
Hali B. Dearborn, Belmont
Suzanne H. Gottling, Sunapee
Scott D. McGuffin, Esq., Northfield
Donna M. Raycraft, Concord
Pamela F. Seed, Gilford
Robert N. Snelling, Holderness
Peter C. White, Norwich, VT


Spaulding Youth Center operates with the enthusiastic and passionate dedication of our leadership team. Each member brings a depth and breadth of specialized experience for their respective department.

Susan C. Ryan
President & CEO
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Cheryl Avery
Director of Development & Community Relations
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Darnelle Bjorck
Darnelle Bjorck, PHR
Human Resources Director
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Roger Bolduc
Support Services Director
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Amanda G. Champagne, MS
Director of Residential Services
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Todd Emmons
Todd C. Emmons, M.B.A
Chief Financial Officer
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Dennis B. Galimberti
Facilities & Grounds Manager
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Arthur Greenwood
Food Services Manager
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Lys Miller-Drake, SHRM-SCP
Director of Human Relations and Employee Engagement
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Robin Raycraft
Robin Raycraft
Director of Clinical & Compliance
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Pat Seaward-Salvati
Pat Seaward-Salvati, MS
Admissions Director
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Colleen Sliva
Colleen Sliva, MSEd
School Principal & Special Education Director
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