Meet Our Team

Senior Leadership

paula drelickPaula Drelick, RN, President
Paula joined Penacook Place in 2018 and serves as the senior leader for the facility. She also is a registered nurse. Paula has a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Southern New Hampshire University and is working toward completing a master’s degree in Health Care Administration, also at SNHU. Most recently, Paula served as Executive Director for Genesis Healthcare’s Palm Center for Rehabilitation Excellence in Chelmsford, Mass., where she oversaw operations for the 118-bed facility and its 180-person staff. Prior to that, she held the same role at Kindred Transitional Care in Dedham, Mass.                   

Scott Drapeau thumbnail Scott Drapeau, RN, Director of Nursing
Scott has joined Penacook Place as Director of Nursing Services. Scott has solid clinical, short term, and long-term experience with a focus on creating policies, coordinating staff and managing daily operations of the nursing department. Scott brings a great deal of practical experience which is an incredibly important role at our Center. The quality of care and safety of our residents are our top priorities. Prior to joining Penacook Place, Scott held Director of Nursing and Clinical Reimbursement/MDS Manager roles at Genesis Healthcare and Kindred Healthcare. Scott is a graduate of St. Joseph School of Nursing, Nashua, N.H. and Massachusetts Bay Community College, Wellesley, Mass.

alison campbellAlison Campbell, Admission Director
Alison is a compassionate, seasoned admission director and a resource to the community. She has been working with families for 20 years serving residents of the greater Haverhill and the medical community. Alison and her family live in Southern New Hampshire.
judy riopelleJudy Riopelle, Director of Mission Integration
Judy is Penacook Place’s very first Director of Mission Integration. Most recently, she served as Director of Faith Formation for St. Francis of Assisi Parish in Dracut, Mass. She earned her Master of Arts in Ministry from St. John’s Seminary in Brighton, Mass. and a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Salem State College in Salem, Mass. In addition, Judy is a Certified Spiritual Director and Certified Pastoral Associate. She resides in Methuen.

 

Board of Directors

Thomas Mortimer, Chair
William Klueber, Treasurer
Frank Novak, Clerk
Janis Cordischi, Member
Very Rev. John W. Delaney, V.F., Member
Diane Lovallo, Member
Atty. Caitlin Masys, Member
John Sarro, Member
Gregory Shaw, Member
Bridget Stewart, Member

Medical Team

Dr. J. Someswaranthanan, Medical Director

Reasons to Choose Penacook Place

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last updated: March 16, 2020