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Who We Are

Western Massachusetts Veterans Outreach Project members include:
• Kathryn Basham, PhD, LICSW, Professor Emerita, Smith College School for Social Work

​• Larry Cervelli, Project Coordinator, B.S.O.T., FACRM, retired medical rehabilitation specialist
• Don Chevannes, Director, Veterans Education Project; VA Central Western Massachusetts Healthcare System Leeds campus advisory board member; veteran 

• Steve Connor, B.S. Director, Central Hampshire Veteran Services, Veterans Service Officer,
• Casey L. Fowler, MS, RN, ACNP-BC, Cooley Dickinson Healthcare & Veterans Liaison, Northampton, MA; veteran

​• James Frutkin, M.Ed., Senior Vice President for Innovation, Strategy, and Business Development, ServiceNet, Northampton, MA.

• Jeff Harness, Director of Community Health and Government Relations for Cooley Dickinson Health Care, Northampton, MA

​• Nicole Leadenham, MSW, LSW, Veteran

• John Paradis, Lt. Col USAF (ret.), Veteran community advocate and former Community Relations Specialist and Outreach Coordinator, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
• Stanley Rosenberg, former legislator and Senate President of the Massachusetts General Court; consultant to the Veterans Mediation Project