This is my 24thyear as the school nurse at Gilford High School.  I obtained my undergraduate nursing degree from Salve Regina (College) University, in Newport, RI in 1983. More recently, I earned my Masters Degree in Health Care Administration from New England College (Henniker, NH) in the Spring of 2011.
I have lived here in Gilford since 1985. My son, Tomm, is a graduate of GHS Class of 2000. He is currently living back here in Gilford.
 My nursing experience includes being a staff nurse in a large teaching hospital in Ct. I also worked in a Family Practice office part time for 18 years.  Currently I pick up shift work at the Taylor Community in the medical unit, working with the elderly, many who have dementia and Alzheimers Disease.
I am a big fan of the RedSox and UCONN basketball and I am involved in several local charities that impact kids. The Francoeur-Babcock Scholarship runs a basketball tourney every March and I have been a member of the board of directors since its inception in 1993. Six years ago I shaved my head for St. Baldrick's, raising $2400 (Event total was over $63,000!!) for pediatric cancer research.
In June of 2014 I traveled to Washington DC to meet our Reps regarding health care issues and advocated fore signing of the Carolyn Price Walker Act which in part establishes a  national repository for bio specimens (tissue and organ donation) that will help improve the study and research of pediatric childhood cancer and diseases.
This is  another of my passions. It helps deliver lunches to needy families over the course of the summer, as well as providing food bags on weekends during the school year.
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