flowersThe Carleton-Willard Village Board of Trustees is composed of local community, business, and professional leaders who help guide us in carrying out our mission of unsurpassed excellence in long term care. This voluntary board gives freely of its time, establishing our mission, policies, and strategic direction.

John E. Cupples, Chairman Expand

John E. Cupples is principal of Cupples Associates Consulting, LLC, a consulting practice specializing in services to leadership of healthcare organizations including planning, governance effectiveness, electronic medical records strategies, enterprise alignment and process improvement strategies. He founded Cupples Associates Consulting in 2002 with a mission of assisting service organizations in achieving mission critical objectives. Recently he has been leading efforts in the adoption of electronic health records in private practices and community health centers, including a state-wide implementation effort involving more than 1,500 providers. John has over 30 years of executive management experience in healthcare including hospitals, long term care, community health center management, and academic health center management. He also has extensive experience in geriatrics both as an executive leader and as a board member of nationally recognized nonprofit organizations.

Thomas F. Woodhouse, Vice Chairman Expand

Tom Woodhouse has been Managing Director at PRIO Wealth since 2001 and has been in the investment business for over 20 years. PRIO manages over $2 billion of investments for high net worth individuals and non-profit organizations. He has also obtained the Chartered Financial Analyst and Certified Financial Planner professional designations. Tom received undergraduate degrees from St. Lawrence University and Columbia University as part of a combined math and mechanical engineering program. He received his MBA from Carnegie Mellon University. A resident of Boston, Tom is married to Anne-Marie and has two children. He is also a board member of Swan Point Cemetery in Providence and has served on numerous boards of the United Church of Christ in Medfield.

William W. Jackson, Treasurer Expand

Bill Jackson’s firm, William Jackson Associates, Inc., specializes in organizing and managing project teams (architects, engineers, contractors, vendors, etc.) to successfully renovate existing buildings and/or build new facilities. Current clients include St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church in Chatham, the Rural Land Foundation of Lincoln, the Worcester Diocese and Emerson Hospital. Previous experience has included responsibility for the master planning and development of suburban office/R&D parks, historic renovations and project management services for numerous clients such as Bionostics, Concord Country Club, Sports Medicine North (Orthopedic Surgical Center) and the Sage School. Bill graduated from Duke University with a BA in Economics and Public Policy and from Harvard with a Master’s in City and Regional Planning. In addition to Carleton-Willard, Bill serves on the board of Middlesex Savings Bank and he is Past President of the Concord Business Partnership.

Adrienne Smith, Esq., Clerk Expand

Adrienne Smith is a shareholder and Director of Rice, Heard & Bigelow, Inc., which is a privately owned firm of private trustees. The firm offers trust management, estate planning and administration and tax services to individuals, families and charities. Prior to joining the firm in 1998, she was a partner in the law firm of Hutchins & Wheeler. Her legal practice was concentrated in the areas of estate planning and trust administration. Adrienne is a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel and co-authored, with John H. Clymer and Katherine Babson, a two-volume treatise, Massachusetts Estate Planning, Will Drafting, and Probate & Trust Administration. Adrienne is currently serving on the Board of the Charles River YMCA and the Library Foundation of Needham. She was an American Field Service exchange student to Sweden for a year prior to attending Wellesley College, from which she received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Art History and English. She received her JD cum laude from Boston University School of Law. Adrienne, her husband Mark Gluesing, and their son live in Needham, Massachusetts.

Christopher R. Anderson Expand

Christopher R. Anderson has been employed at the Massachusetts High Technology Council, Inc. (MHTC) since 1984, serving as the Council’s President since 2001. Chris is responsible to the Board of Directors for the successful development and implementation of public policy programs and initiatives in Massachusetts and in Washington, D.C. on behalf of technology companies, professional services firms, and academic and research institutions dedicated to creating and sustaining conditions that support investment and job growth in Massachusetts. In December 2003, he became president of the Massachusetts Defense Technology Initiative, a subsidiary of MHTC and a public-private partnership that led the Commonwealth’s successful efforts to preserve Hanscom Air Force Base and Natick Soldier Systems Center. Additional affiliations for Chris include the American Bar Association; Honorary Commander, 653rd Electronic Systems Wing, Hanscom AFB, MA; appointed member of the state Board of Education in 2005, having served as the Chairman from 2006 – 2008, and the Chairman at Lawrence Catholic Academy. Chris holds a bachelor of arts degree from the University of Notre Dame, and a law degree from Suffolk University School of Law. Chris and his family reside in Westford, MA.  

Barbara A. Clifford Expand

Barbara Clifford owned and operated A. W. Clifford, Realtors in Bedford since 1966. She is Realtor Emeritus of the Greater Boston Real Estate Board and the National Association of Realtors. Barbara served on numerous Town of Bedford housing committees, as well as the conservation commission. She directed children’s camps in Pennsylvania, Maine, and Massachusetts. She is a former member of the National Board of Directors of the Girl Scouts of the USA and served for many years on the National Nominating Committee. She is a graduate of University of Massachusetts Amherst and was a director of the Alumni Association. Barbara also attended the University of Pennsylvania, School of Social Work, as well as Bentley College School of Real Estate Appraisers. She is a resident of Bedford, Massachusetts and Scarborough, Maine.

Malcolm Creighton, MD Expand

Mac Creighton is Chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine and Chair of Hospital Based Specialties for Lahey Hospital and Medical Center, a member of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Lahey’s Burlington ER is a Level One Trauma center seeing over 45,000 patients a year. Mac has had the privilege of being an Emergency Physician at Lahey since 1987. He is a graduate of Dartmouth Medical School and the Milton S Hershey Residency in Emergency Medicine. Mac lives in Carlisle with his wife Jeannette and several of his adult children who seem to be returning home at an alarming rate.

Robert G. Crocker Expand

Bob Crocker joined the board of Elizabeth Carleton House in 1967, a predecessor of Carleton–Willard Village. Bob is a Realtor associated with Coldwell Banker Realty and has been representing Cambridge buyers and sellers for the past 40 years. His career started with R. M. Bradley & Co. where he was responsible for managing Boston and Cambridge rental and cooperative apartment houses and office buildings. He purchased a well-known Harvard Square residential real estate firm, Dudley & Borland Realtors in 1979 and sold it to Hunneman Coldwell Banker in 1991. Bob is a member of the Greater Boston Real Estate Board, Massachusetts and National Association of Realtors and has been chair of the Wellesley Board of Assessors. He is also a licensed Insurance Broker and Certified Property Manager, and previously was an appointed Commissioner of the Cambridge Historical Commission and an advisor of the Cambridge Historical Society. Bob attended Babson College, has resided in Wellesley Hills, Cambridge and currently in Manchester, MA with his wife Ruth.

Therese Cunningham Expand

Therese Cunningham is Chief Financial Officer at Middlesex School in Concord, MA. Prior to joining Middlesex in 1995, she was a Senior Associate at Coopers & Lybrand, responsible for overall audit engagement strategy, determining the appropriate audit procedures and techniques, and managing the audit team. She is a Certified Public Accountant. Ms. Cunningham graduated from University of Notre Dame with a B.B.A. with a concentration in accountancy.

William W. Gallagher, III Expand

Bill Gallagher is recently retired from a long career in the insurance industry, which included founding the still-operating Boston-based firm William Gallagher Associates. Earlier in his career he worked at two large global brokers, Marsh & McLennan and Willis (formerly Corroon and Black). Bill grew up in Weston, Massachusetts and graduated from Harvard College with a degree in economics. While at Harvard he entered Naval Officer Candidate School and was subsequently assigned to the destroyer USS John Paul Jones. Bearing the name of the “father of the U S Navy” the ship and its crew were often called upon for ceremonies and dedications at home and abroad. From a bridge dedication in Lubec, Maine to a celebration of the Jamaican Independence; from Tangier to Malta, Crete and many places in between, he traveled the world. More travel, this time inland in the US, led him to his future wife Karen. After marriage they settled in Weston where they have lived ever since. They have two daughters and a son as well as three granddaughters, all living nearby. Bill and Karen spend summers in West Bath, Maine on the New Meadows River, a salt-water estuary that feeds into Casco Bay. Bill plays tennis as well as golf, ski, and he skates a bit, but his real passion is being on any kind of boat on any kind of water. He has been a longtime member of CWV’s Board of Trustees and was Chair from 1999-2002. He is also on the board of a revolutionary-era small house museum in Weston, the Golden Ball Tavern and in the past has served as a trustee of Noble and Greenough School.

John Glaser, Ph.D. Expand

As the senior vice president of Population Health, John Glaser Ph.D. is focused on driving Cerner’s population health technology and product strategies, interoperability and government policy development. He impacts clients by devoting his career to advancing health care through innovation and commits to helping clients maximize their investment in health care information technology. John joined Cerner in 2015 as a part of the Siemens Heath Services acquisition, where he was CEO. Prior to Siemens, John was vice president and CIO at Partners HealthCare; he also previously served as vice president of information systems at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. John was the founding chair of the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) and the past-president of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS). He has served on numerous boards including; eHealth Initiative, the American Telemedicine Association (ATA), and the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA). He is a fellow of CHIME, HIMSS and the American College of Medical Informatics. He is a former senior advisor to the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC). John received his Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota. He has written over 200 articles and three books on the strategic application of IT in health care, including the most widely used textbook on the topic, “Healthcare Information Systems: A Practical Approach for Health Care.” John is on the faculty of the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, the Medical University of South Carolina, the UTHealth School of Biomedical Informatics and the Harvard School of Public Health. John and his wife Denise live in Acton.

Paul Harrison, Jr. Expand

After graduating from Moorestown Friends, Paul continued on to the University of Pennsylvania, where he earned a B.A. in history and an M.S. in comprehensive social studies. He then came to Middlesex, where he has been active in many aspects of school life, with teaching history and coaching varsity soccer dominating most of his tenure. Paul has also coached basketball, baseball, and lacrosse; organized the weekly Chapel Program; headed the boys’ day student house; and served as the dean of student discipline for five years. He enjoys traveling and has taken groups of Middlesex students to Germany, Norway, Russia, China, and Bulgaria. In 2012, Paul transitioned from the classroom to the development office, where he serves as a major gifts officer. His children, Sam ’06 and Nina ’12 are both Middlesex graduates.

William C. Hays, Esq. Expand

William Hays has served on the board of Carleton-Willard and its forerunner, Frances Willard Homes, since 1961. Bill spent his career in the practice of law, and joined his father and Whitfield Johnson, who was the first Chair of Carleton-Willard Village, in their firm, Holland, Johnson & Hays upon his graduation from Harvard Law School. Bill grew up in Waltham, did his undergraduate work at Bowdoin, and served in the Army Corps of Engineers. He and his wife, Sue, are longtime residents of Lexington, where he has served on various boards and town commissions, including The Lexington Affordable Housing Assistance Board as Chair and presently as co-Chair. Bill has also served on the Board of Proctor Academy, where he is now an Honorary Trustee and as a Board Member and President of the National Braille Press since 1962.

Rev. John C. Lombard, D. Min. Expand

Having served 40 years as an ordained parish minister, more than half as Senior Minister in the Trinitarian Congregational Church (United Church of Christ), Concord, MA, the Reverend Dr. John Lombard along with his wife, Janet, a world language teacher, retired to Stow, MA in 2017. He graduated with a BA from Colby College, an MA from the University of Wisconsin, and a certificate in Gerontology from the University of New Hampshire. John received his professional training with an MDiv from Yale Divinity School and a DMin from the Boston University School of Theology. Prior to settling in Massachusetts, he pastored UCC churches in Torrington, CT and Portsmouth, NH. In retirement, John serves as the Metropolitan Boston Area Annuitant Visitor for the Pension Boards of the United Church of Christ. He remains active in a number of fraternal, religious, and civic groups, especially notable the Rotary Club of Concord, along with service as a trustee on a couple area boards. He and his wife enjoy international travel, spending family time with two daughters and two grandchildren in the VA/DC area, outdoor recreation, bicycling, reading, and time in Kennebunkport, Maine, home to both of them and their families.

Ruth W. Piper Expand

Ruth Piper left Canada to get a graduate science education degree from Harvard and simultaneously acquired a husband from Concord where they have lived ever since. She taught at high schools in Lexington and Concord, acquired an MBA degree, raised two children, and was a supporting traveler during her husband’s long teaching career at Harvard Business School. She has been Moderator of her church, a Sunday school teacher for many years, Chairman of Carleton-Willard Village Board of Trustees, an officer in Concord organizations, and is presently operating an interior design firm while enjoying five grandchildren – all of whom live within a mile of her home.

James A. Saltonstall Expand

Jim Saltonstall retired in 2008 from Middlesex School, Concord, MA, where he served for 40 years as a teacher (French and Economics), coach, dorm head and, most recently, business manager. As business manager, he was responsible for budgets and financial accountability, buildings and grounds, human resources and he worked on many special projects with the head of school and trustees. In addition to his board work at Carleton-Willard, Jim serves on the boards of Lowell Habitat, the New England Greenfell Association and Communities for Restorative Justice in Concord. Jim graduated from Harvard with a BA and from Boston University with a Master’s in Education and an MBA. He lives in Carlisle with his wife Bridget, has two grown children, two “grandgirls” and enjoys skiing, gardening and doing outdoor work around the house.

Ann Marie Teuber Expand

Ann Marie Teuber is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist working for the not-for-profit agency, The Family Center, in Somerville, MA. She helped develop and now directs a program called The Parenting Journey. She implements new groups and trains other professionals to use the program in Boston, New York and other locations. Ann Marie previously worked for 25 years as a speech and language pathologist in schools, rehabilitation settings and in a group private practice. Her focus was on both language delays and neurologically based language deficits. In addition to Carleton-Willard, Ann Marie also serves on the Mount St. Joseph Academy Board of Directors and is a founding member of The Hestia Fund, a philanthropic giving circle. She is a graduate of Worcester State University, Boston University, and Emmanuel College. Ann Marie lives in Newton with her husband Bill; they have three daughters.

Christopher F. Wolf Expand

Chris Wolf retired in 2017 following 11 years as Chief Financial and Compliance Officer of Sverica Capital Management LLC, a private equity firm specializing in micro buy-outs. Prior to that he held a similar position at CambridgelightPartners, a seed-stage venture capital firm. During the majority of his career Chris was an audit partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP where he served middle-market clients in the consumer products, technology, financial services, and health care industries. Importantly, he served as audit partner to Carleton-Willard Village from 1982 into the mid 1990’s, and now brings both technical expertise and historical perspective to his role as a Trustee. Raised in the Midwest, Chris moved to the Boston area after earning a BBA in Accounting from the University of Notre Dame. He lives in Lexington with his wife, Katy. Their family has grown to include three adult children and six grandchildren. Chris and Katy enjoy biking, skiing, travel and Cape Cod.