Meet Our Team

Senior Leadership

Michael Bell, PresidentMichael Bell, President
Michael joined the team as its President in December 2020. In this leadership role, he focuses on daily operations and strategic planning. Michael is a Licensed Nursing Home Administrator and Certified Dementia Practitioner. Prior to joining Penacook Place, he served as an Administrator at The Oxford, Quabbin Valley, Woodbriar and River Terrace communities, all in Massachusetts. He holds a Master of Divinity from Boston University and a Bachelor of Arts in Religion from Otterbein College. He resides in Amesbury.            

Screen Shot 2019 07 29 at 4 25 00 PM Dawn M. Collins, RN, BSN, MeD, Director of Nursing

Screen Shot 2019 07 29 at 4 25 00 PMBobbiJo N. Philpot, Admission Director

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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