A 34-active person Board of Directors ensures that Mystic Valley Elder Services remain responsive to the shifting needs of our community. Board members represent one of the 11 cities and towns in Mystic Valley Elder Services’ service area. Our advisory council consists of legislators, health and elder care experts, and community leaders who lend their time and expertise when called upon by the board or staff.

Our staff is led by our Chief Executive Officer and supported and supervised by a team of directors within each department. The leadership of our staff is committed to ensuring that the agency fulfills its obligation to each older adult, adult living with disabilities, and caregiver residing in our communities, as well as developing the skills of staff and honoring everyone’s right to have a full and balanced life.

Board of Directors

Kathleen Beaulieu

Neil Osborne
Vice President

Janice Houghton

Dorothy Martin-Long


George Ahlin
Allan Alpert
Joseph Caira
Maureen Canova
Kathryn Dixon
Janice Donatelli
William Hecht
William Keefe
David Kelley
Pamela Kelly
Carolyn Lightburn
Stacey Minchello
Jon Norton
Michele Mawn
Evelyn Morris
Tracy Nowicki
Anthonia Olatubosun
James Oosterman
Cindy Chu Young Porter
Mary Prenney
Joanne Puopolo
Charles Randall
Saritin Rizzuto
Karen Rose
Mary Sexton
Brian Snell
Carol Tye
Joseph Veno
Judy Whatley

Advisory Council

Alfred Donatelli
Michael E. Festa
Mei Hung
Gloria Mastro
Ida Reppucci
Karen Rose (board liaison), Chair

Senior Management

Daniel O’Leary
Chief Executive Officer

Lorna Ciccarelli
Executive Assistant

Sandra Fall
Director, Eligibility and Enrollment

Angie Fitzgerald
Director, Nutrition

Sean Hubacz
Director, Finance and IT

Shawn Middleton
Director, Marketing and Communications

Melissa Milione
Director, Human Resources

Joe Quirk
Director, Care Management

Lauren Reid
Director, Community Programs

Joanne Solazzo
Director, Client Services

Jenny Vanasse
Director, Development


The majority of our staff works at our headquarters in Malden, but several, such as our Meals on Wheels drivers and supportive housing staff, work elsewhere within our community. Combined, our staff has over 1,500 years experience in providing compassion, dignity, and home care options to elders and adults living with disabilities.

Are you interested in joining the staff of Mystic Valley Elder Services? We offer a kind and supportive working environment, very generous benefits, and the satisfaction of changing the community for the better. Find out more.