interlakes community caregivers

Board of Directors

2019 - 2020

David Hughes
President

Center Harbor
2nd 3 year term, expires May 2022

David Hughes was born and raised in Laconia and Center Harbor. After graduating from Inter-Lakes High School, David attended the Florida Institute of Technology, Canaan College, and Windham College in Putney Vermont, where he earned a Bachelor's Degree in Philosophy, with minors in History and Math. Growing up, he always learned to “help thy neighbor” as this was a family ethic and, in 1975, David began his career in Social Work for the State of New Hampshire, advancing to Adult Protective Social Worker III in the Bureau of Elderly and Adult Services, retiring in April 2011. David served as a Selectman for the Town of Center Harbor from 2011-2014 and has been a Firefighter/EMT for the Center Harbor Fire Department since 2004. David has worked with various agencies throughout Belknap, Carroll, and Grafton Counties. With good working relationships and experiences with various local Caregiver agencies, it was inevitable that a relationship with Interlakes Community Caregivers developed. David has served previously on the Board and looks forward to continued service. David has four adult children and three grandchildren all living in New Hampshire.

Marie Samaha
Vice President

Moultonborough
1st 3 year term, expires May 2022

Marie is a retired elementary school principal from Elm Street School, Laconia, with a Masters – Administration & Supervision (Education). Other nonprofit Board experience includes Moultonborough Conservation Commission, St. Charles Church Council, and the Sandwich Women’s Club. She currently serves as the Supervisor of the Checklist for Moultonborough. Her interests and skills include conservation of public lands, teaching and technology. She lives in Moultonborough with her husband, Greg.

George Jewell
Treasurer

Meredith
2nd 3 year term, expires May 2022

George has been volunteering for ICCI since 2011. George is a tax accountant, with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and two Master’s Degrees, one in Business Administration and the other in Taxes. Other volunteer interest includes history and he is currently serving as the Treasurer of the Meredith Historical Society after a long term as its President. When not sharpening his pencil and counting numbers, George enjoys woodworking in general and specifically working on the house he built with his wife Nancy in Meredith. George is a Long Distance Volunteer Driver and serves on the Finance Committee, as well as Treasurer.

Robin E. Woodaman
Secretary

Moultonborough
1st 3 year term, expires May 2021

Robin Woodaman was born and raised in Massachusetts where she began a career in bookkeeping and office management. In 1982, Robin married and moved to Center Harbor where she and her husband, Greg, raised two children. After being a stay-at-home mom for a few years, Robin went back to work at two local nonprofit organizations, the Lakes Region Conservation Trust and Lakes Region Family Services. Since 1999, she has been employed as the Center Harbor Board of Selectmen’s Administrative Assistant, including serving as the Town’s Welfare Officer. She volunteers for the Circle of Hope K9 Rescue and is a past member of the Meredith Altrusa Club. Robin looks forward to helping members of our community through Interlakes Community Caregivers.

Darlene M. Fritz

Moultonborough
2nd 3 year term, expires May 2020

Darlene M. Fritz was born and raised in New Jersey where she enjoyed a career in multi-unit retail management. Darlene, along with her husband Charlie, now own and operate an industrial electrical contracting business, Electrical Installations, Inc. in Moultonborough. The business has grown over the course of 30 years, developing a unique specialty, instrumentation and controls for the water and wastewater treatment industry. She is a 25-year volunteer for the Make-A-Wish Foundation of New Hampshire working as a “wish granter” and public speaker. She also serves on the board of the Moultonboro/Sandwich Meals-on-Wheels program and is active in numerous church activities.

Connie Cunningham

Sandwich
1st 3 year term, expires May 2022

Connie is an active ICCI volunteer and was a long time member of The Sandwich Caregivers. She is a retired educator with an M.A. degree. Besides her ICCI volunteer work, her volunteer experience includes the Benz Trust Scholarship Committee, President and Food Coordinator of the Community Food Center, and Treasurer of the Friends of the Wentworth Library. Her special skills include Fundraising, Human Resources and Finance. She lives in Sandwich with her husband, Howard.

Susan Gutchess

Sandwich
1st 3 year term, expires May 2022

Susan has been a life-long summer resident of Sandwich, and since retirement she lives there six months each year. She graduated from Smith College and the Yale School of Management. Her professional career focused on financial management and planned giving, first at the National Trust for Historic Preservation and later at The Nature Conservancy. She also serves on the Boards of the Squam Lakes Conservation Society and the International Student House in Washington, DC. She believes in service to the community and is delighted to be asked to serve on the ICCI Board.

Peter K. Van Winkle

Sandwich
1st 3 year term, expires May 2022

Peter graduated from Denison University, received an M.B.A. in Finance from Columbia University and a C.F.A. from the Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts. He is a retired investment banker and security analyst with 36 years’ experience, most recently as Chief Investment Officer of PNC Financial (New England). Peter currently serves his community as the Chairman of the Sandwich Zoning Board and has previously served on the Board and as president of the Sandwich Home Industries, Squam Lakes Association and Chocorua Island Association, to name just some of his volunteer and Board experiences. His hobbies include watercolor and oil painting, gardening and handy-man work around his farm. He is married to Prudence Bridges and lives in Sandwich.

W. Lee Woodworth

Center Harbor
1st 3 year term, expires May 2022

​Lee’s professional background is in finance and business management having been the general manager of J.L. McIntosh in the greater Boston area. Other volunteer experience includes serving on the Long Range Planning Committee for the Center Harbor Congregational Church and as Trustee of the Trust Funds for the town of Center Harbor. His hobbies include woodworking, fishing and gardening. A former Community Caregivers Volunteer Driver, Lee is returning in this capacity as well. Lee is retired and lives in Center Harbor.

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