Aging Services Welcomes Three New Board Members

Aging Services of North Central Massachusetts (ASNCM), which serves as the region’s Aging Services Access Point (ASAP) is pleased to welcome three new members to its Board of Directors: Susan McCarthy, Director of the Pepperell Council on Aging; Michael Ellis, Director of the Gardner Senior Center; and Ellen Birchander, Graduate Program Director, Management of Aging Services Program, University of Massachusetts, Boston.

Lori A. Richardson, Chief Executive Officer of ASNCM commented, “We are excited to have Susan, Mike and Ellen, each a proven leader in aging services join our Board of Directors.  Their unique and tremendous practical experience will support our mission of providing comprehensive information and quality services so that older people, individuals with disabilities and their families are empowered to make personalized choices to ensure a life of dignity, safety and respect.”

ASNCM is also pleased to announce the appointment of new Clerk, Jennifer Conrad. Current Board Officers include President Christine Dixon; Vice President, Peter MacDonald; Treasurer, William McSheehy; Mary Mathieu, Julie Johnson, Esq., and Donald Parker.

To learn more about the Aging Services of North Central Massachusetts—including programs and services being offered, ways you can donate or volunteer, please visit or contact David Ginisi, Chief Marketing Officer, at (978) 466-1571 or by email at