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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 – Emeritus Board since 2012

Kim McMahon and her husband Charlie have 3 wonderful children and 2 granddaughters. Their oldest son Charlie has cerebral palsy and they are very active in disability rights in New Hampshire as parents, as well as her husband serving as a NH State Representative on the Health, Human Services and Elderly Affairs Committee.

Kim partners with her husband as a Realtor “Team McMahon” serving NH and MA with Coco, Early & Associates out of the Windham, NH office.

They are great supporters of the military and appreciate the huge sacrifices and challenges that face our men and women in the services. Through their affiliation with Homeland Heroes Foundation they have found a way to channel their resources and connections to help in a more personal way.

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.

Scott King

BOARD MEMBER since 2020

Scott King believes we as private citizens have a duty to donate to military charities. Being a part of Homeland Heroes is an opportunity to be more engaged to make a positive contribution to our local veterans. Scott is President and co-owner of New England Orbital Services Inc. Located in Salem N.H, the company installs and fabricates High-purity components and gas piping systems. Scott is a licensed Master pipe fitter with a degree in welding technology from Manchester Technical College. Scott sits on the Bureau of Pipefitters, Refrigeration Technicians and Sprinkler fitters in Boston. Scott lives in Derry N.H with his wife Michelle. They share a blended family of four children and two grandchildren.   

Scott is involved with the Homeland Heroes foundation with the goal of honoring a debt to those that have answered the call to defend our freedoms and for whatever the reason, need a helping hand.

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.

Mike Wear

BOARD MEMBER since 2020

Michael Ware is the principal owner and manager of Granite State Insurance & Risk Management based Hampton NH which provides business insurance plans for a wide variety of businesses in NH, ME, and MA. As a prior active duty Air Force veteran, Michael is actively involved in marketing and connecting with businesses who seek to contribute funds, donations, and resources to the Homeland Heroes Foundation. Michael, his wife Meredith, and their family reside in Hampstead, NH.   

 

Charlie McMahon

Charlie McMahon

Emeritus Board 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 an award winning real estate agent with Coco, Early & Associates serving NH and MA out of the Windham, NH office. 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.

Arthur Briggs

BOARD MEMBER since 2019

Navy Chaplain Arthur Briggs has committed his life to our Nation and those who serve it. He currently serves at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard where he provides support for Navy, Army, Air Force, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard personnel and their families. Prior to his commissioning in the Navy, Arthur was an enlisted soldier in the Army and completed two deployments in Iraq and one in Afghanistan. A graduate of Liberty University (B.S.) and Regent University (MDiv), Arthur lives with his bride Jessica, daughter Giana and son Gideon in Kittery, ME.

 

Deborah Overdeput

Chairman of the board /with HHF since 2019

Deborah Overdeput is managing partner of DO Marketing Services and serves as a marketing strategist and consultant to financial services technology firms across the globe. Formerly the Head of Marketing at Sapient, she brings a wealth of experience to Homeland Heroes and has been instrumental in the rebrand of the organization and the development of its website. Deborah’s commitment to the re-acclimation of veterans is founded in her need to help those who have risked their lives to help others. She lives in Salem, NH with her husband Hugo and their two cairn terriers.

Regina

BOARD MEMBER since 2020

Regina comes from a military family and joined in the tradition of public service set by her father, a retired Army Lt. Colonel, by joining the United States Coast Guard.  After completing 10 years of service, Regina left the military and started her civilian career at Raytheon Company in Lexington, MA as an Administrative Assistant for a few years and eventually moved into the Benefits Arena. She completed her Bachelor’s Degree at Merrimack College. She was later transferred to Raytheon’s Semiconductor Division in Andover, MA where she was promoted to Human Resources Generalist.

She eventually left Raytheon and went out on her own to go into the Contract Recruiting business where she recruited for various companies in the high tech industry such as Applied Material, NEXX Systems, and Teradyne in North Reading.

 

Regina served as a New Hampshire State Representative representing Rockingham 13, which consists of Hampstead and Kingston, and served as a member of the Election Law Committee from 2010 to 2014. Regina moved into the State Senate role where she has been serving as a member of the Senate Election Law and Transportation committees since 2014. 

 

Regina will always be interested in helping her fellow service men and women and participates in Soldiers’ Angels and attends Pease Greeters as often as possible to greet our men and women who are returning from and deploying overseas. Regina is a member of Independent Human Resource Consultants Association where she served as the Director of Marketing and a Past President. She was also a member of Poodle Rescue of New England and served as a foster home for abandoned poodles until she recently adopted her seventh foster.

 

Regina resides in Hampstead with her husband, Mark Skelly, and their poodle. They have two adult children, Rob and Erika, as well as a beautiful granddaughter, Penelope.