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Leadership Team

NH START Leadership Team and Partners

University of New Hampshire Institute on Disability National Center for START Services

Joan Beasley Ph.D., UNH/IOD
Research Associate Professor, Director National Center for START Services

Robert Scholz, M.S., LMHC
NH START Project Manager, Program Consultant


Jennifer McLaren, M.D., DHMC
Multidisciplinary Team Director, Consulting Psychiatrist

Sherman Fox, M.D.
Clinical Education Team, Consulting Psychiatrist

Stephanie Griffin, Ph.D.
Clinical Education Team, Consulting Neuropsychologist

Laura Flashman, PhD.
Clinical Education Team, Consulting Neuropsychologist


NH START Leadership Team at Community Bridges

Valarie Tetreault, M.A.P.P.
NH Statewide START Director
Barb Drotos, LICSW
NH START Clinical Director

Michelle Bieliunas, MSW
Team Leader

Bev Richardson
Team Leader

Michael Blau M.Ed.
START Resource Center Director

Primary Contacts - START Program
Valerie Tetreault, M.A.A.P  START State Director 603-631-2053

Barb Drotos, LICSW  START Clinical Director 603-717-6801

Michael Blau, Director of START Resource Center 603-731-0428