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Julie Weymouth

Julie Weymouth

CO-FOUNDER & EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR since 2012

Julie Weymouth is committed to assisting homecoming military reintegrate into civilian life and helping them navigate the challenges that lie before them.  Prior to dedicating her time and attention to the Homeland Heroes Foundation, Julie worked in the jewelry industry for over 15 years and was co-owner of a family-owned jewelry business.  She is a graduate of Notre Dame College and lives in Salem NH with her husband Larry.

Kimberly McMahon

Kimberly McMahon

CO-FOUNDER & BOARD MEMBER since 2012

Kimberly McMahon is the co-founder of the Homeland Heroes Foundation.  She is an independent distributor for Reliv International, a nutritional company with products that have helped improve her life and better manage her multiple sclerosis.  She and her husband Charlie have three children; her oldest son has cerebral palsy. She is very active in the disability rights movement in New Hampshire and is focused on building a better life for those in need.  

Joe Lussier

Joe Lussier

TREASURER since 2016

Joe Lussier is an SVP in Finance at Enterprise Bank and brings over 20 years of financial and volunteer experience to Homeland Heroes.  He has worked with several organizations as Treasurer and Board member including the Dracut Scholarship Foundation, the Franco American School, and the Lowell Transitional Living Center.  Joe is a Chartered Financial Analyst, a Certified Public Accountant and a graduate of Merrimack College.  He lives in Windham, NH with his wife Lori.

Liz Greenleaf

BOARD SECRETARY since 2018

Liz Greenleaf is a former HR manager, dental office receptionist and employee of the Greater Salem Chamber of Commerce. A daughter of a WWII vet, sister of a Vietnam vet and aunt to an Army vet, Liz has a passion for giving back to our American Heroes. She is a year-round volunteer for Operation Christmas Child and is working to bring the Palace Theatre’s Kitchen Tour to Windham/Salem. She is a graduate of Northeastern University and lives in Windham with her husband and two sons. 

Mike Abodeely

Mike Abodeely

BOARD MEMBER since 2016

Mike Abodeely has worked in the Healthcare industry for the last twelve years as a Safe Patient Handling Specialist.  In this capacity, he provides solutions to hospitals struggling with how to move or handle patients in a manner that is safest to both staff and patient alike.  Mike became involved with the Homeland Heroes Foundation to give back to those who have given so much and now need help. He lives in Windham, NH with Lori, his wife of 29 years, and their dog Calvin.

Madeline Berni

Madeline Berni

BOARD MEMBER since 2016

Madeline Berni is a former investment executive and GED instructor with the Greater Lawrence Community Action Council.  She dedicates her life to helping others and has volunteered locally for the Shepherd’s Pantry, F.L.O.W., Windham’s Helping Hands, and has remained active with the Windham P.T.A.  Madeline’s dedication to Homeland Heroes is in recognition and appreciation for the sacrifices made by our military.  She lives with her husband Anthony Berni and their three children in Windham, NH.

Kathy Dassler

Kathy Dassler

BOARD MEMBER since 2016

Kathy Dassler is a Quality Staff Engineer at Smith and Nephew and a member of its Camaraderie council, an internal organization for employee give-back and motivational activities. She is an active member of the Society of Women Engineers.  Kathy is a benefactor of the Homeland Heroes Foundation since its inception and dedicated to assisting veterans with re-acclimation into civilian life. She is a graduate of Fitchburg State College, resides in Bradford, MA and the proud mother of two adults: a lance corporal in the marines and a student of criminal justice.

 

Kelsey Ferdinando

Kelsey Ferdinando

BOARD MEMBER since 2016

Kelsey Ferdinando is an eighth grade English teacher at Windham Middle School where she is the girls’ basketball team coach and eighth-grade class advisor. Over the years, Kelsey has donated her time to non-profit organizations including the DKMS Bone Marrow Registry, Red Cross, NH food pantries, and her family’s charity, Susan K. Piper Charitable Foundation. She has been honored with the Miss America Community Service Award, the Deborah Howard Teacher Memorial Award, and the Donald C. Anderson Platform Award. Kelsey holds a bachelor’s and master’s degree from Southern New Hampshire University and lives in Derry, NH.   

Charlie McMahon

Charlie McMahon

BOARD MEMBER since 2016

Charlie McMahon has been a Representative at the New Hampshire State House of Representatives since 2002 where he serves on the Committee for Health, Human Services and Elderly Affairs.  He is the President of McMahon Sales Company and a real estate agent with Coco, Early & Associates.  Charlie channels his resources and connections to help the Homeland Heroes Foundation better serve our active military and veterans.  He lives with his wife Kimberly in Windham, NH.