Membership and Officers

Members of the NH Health Care Quality Commission include one representative from each acute care hospital and free standing ambulatory surgical center (ASC), a designee of the Commissioner of the Department of Health and Human Services and an “at large” public member. Thomas Bunnell serves as the public representative, appointed by Governor Lynch in 2012. 

Members of the 2017 -2018 Executive Committee include:

Chair                                      

Lori Key, RN, MBA

Director QA & Safety, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon 

 

Vice-Chair                             

Natalie Gosselin, MS, RN, CPHQ, CSSGB

Director, Center for Quality & Safety, Southern New Hampshire Medical Center, Nashua

 

Past Chairs                             

Marge Kerns, RPh

Vice President, Clinical Services, LRGHealthcare, Laconia

Jean Corvinus, RN, BSN, MS, CPHQ, CPPS

Director, Quality & Performance Improvement, Frisbie Memorial Hospital, Rochester

 

At Large                                 

Melissa Howard, BS, RN, CPHQ*

Director of Quality, Infection Prevention and Service Excellence, Speare Memorial Hospital, Plymouth

 

Martha Leighton, MS, RN, CPPS

Patient Safety Officer, Elliot Health System, Manchester

 

Sue Majewski

Chief Operating Officer, Bedford Ambulatory Surgery Center, Bedford

 

Christopher Tkal

Vice President, Quality & Patient Safety, Cheshire Medical Center/Dartmouth-Hitchcock, Keene