Who We Are

NVNA and Hospice delivers high quality patient care, in the comforting environment of home. We are neighbors helping neighbors promoting wellness and public health services in our community.


Chief Executive Officer: Renee McInnes, MBA, RN

Chief Operating Officer: Kate Mercier

Executive & Governance Administrator: Laura Fornaro

Senior Vice President of Advancement and External Relations: Michael Rogers

Vice President Clinical Operations: Bernadette Ward, PT, CDP

Vice President, Performance Improvement and Compliance: Suzanne E. Clark, PT, DPT, GCS

Vice President Referral Management: Noreen Cataldo, RN

Director NVNA WORKS: Christine McDonough, LPN

Director of Human Resources: Gina Halpin

Board of Directors

Karen Mullaney, President (Hingham, MA)

Mary Sweeney, Vice President (Milton, MA)

John Burke, Treasurer (Boston, MA)

Ben Bembenek, Clerk (Marshfield, MA)

Alan J. Berrick, M.D. (Hingham, MA)

Anita Comerford  (Hull, MA)

Claudia Dolphin (Hingham, MA)

Shaun Golden (Cohasset, MA)

Karen Johnson (Hingham, MA)

Elena Kirkiles (Norwell, MA)

Linda Mahonen  (Pembroke, MA)

Renee McInnes (Norwell, MA)

Kendra McKinley (Norwell, MA)

Donna Pineau, Ph.D. (Duxbury, MA)

Deirdre Prescott (Cohasset, MA)

William Scalzulli, President (Norwell, MA)


  • Home Care Alliance of Massachusetts
  • Hospice & Palliative Care Federation of Massachusetts
  • National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO)
  • Mass General Brigham Hospice Collaborative Network
  • Visiting Nurse Association of New England (VNANE)
  • University of Massachusetts College of Nursing (Boston)
  • MGH-IHP Graduate Programs in Nursing and Speech Language Pathology
  • Northeastern University Doctor of Physical Therapy Program
  • Simmons College Doctor of Physical Therapy Program
  • Salem State College Occupational Therapy Program
  • Bristol Community College Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
  • Norwell Board of Health
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital, Plymouth Community Business Partners
  • Norwell Chamber of Commerce
  • Plymouth Chamber of Commerce
  • Scituate Chamber of Commerce
  • South Shore Chamber of Commerce
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