Board of Directors

Maria Menczywor, M.Ed

Maria Menczywor, M.Ed

Maria Menczywor, holds an M.Ed with dual certification in Elementary Education and General Special Education from Rivier University.  Her undergraduate studies were completed at the University of New Hampshire with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology.  Maria looks forward to being a part of the NHLDA Board of Members in order advocate for the needs of students with disabilities and to educate parents and the community on resources available to them.  As an educator and life-long learner, Maria seeks professional development opportunities to improve literacy skills among struggling reade

Christine F. Beyrent, M.Ed

Christine F. Beyrent has a Master’s Degree in Elementary Education with NH certifications in General Special Education and Specific Learning Disabilities from Franklin Pierce University.  She received her Bachelor’s of Business and Law from Southern New Hampshire University and Hesser College.  She is proud to be a board member of NHLDA and a member of Pi Lambda Theta, the most selective national honor society of educators.  Christine looks forward to each day working with her students at the elementary level.

Brandi Bolduc M.Ed

Brandie has worked in a variety of education settings from coast to coast.  She has experience in early intervention, classroom teaching, educational consulting and teaching at the university level.  Brandie currently works as an adjunct faculty member at SNHU doing both teaching and internship supervision.  Brandie has a Bachelor's of Arts in Liberal Studies, Multiple Subjects from Humboldt State University and a Master's in Early Childhood Education: Special Needs from the University of New Hampshire.  Brandie is a UNH-Dartmouth MCH/LEND participant and has presented her interdisciplinary

Kimberley Russell, M.Ed

     Kimberley Russell is currently a Special Educator/Case Manager at the Pollard School in the Timberlane Regional School District. She has a Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Special Education and General Special Education from the University of New Hampshire. She also has a Graduate Certificate in Assistive Technology. Kim is a certified Learning Disabilities and Emotional Disabilities specialist. She has a duel Bachelors of Science degree in Family Studies and Psychology from the University of New Hampshire.

Kristina Scott

Kristina Scott is an assistant professor of special education at Salem State University. She has experience teaching special education in grades P-8 in inclusion and substantially separate classrooms in urban districts. She also continues to do work for the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary education as a training specialist for alternative portfolio assessments and as a leader in the teacher preparation initiatives.

Randy Brown

Randy Brown

Randolph Brown is currently pursuing his undergraduate degree in History and Social Studies Education at Southern New Hampshire University.  He works at SNHU’s Disability Services, and as a tutor at the Learning Center.  Teaching is his passion, and it’s in his blood, but it has taken over a decade to find his way back to college where he can finally pursue his calling.  He brings a varied skill set to the NHLDA, having worked in the bookkeeping and marketing fields.  He hopes he can make a positive impact through the NHLDA as equal access to education is one of his most cherished principle

Melissa Wolfe M.Ed.

Melissa Wolfe

Melissa Wolfe holds a Master’s Degree with dual certification in Elementary Education/General Special Education from Southern New Hampshire University and is an elementary special education teacher/case manager in Plaistow, New Hampshire.  She is proud to be a board member of NHLDA, as well as a graduate of the New Hampshire Leadership Series, and a member of Pi Lambda Theta, the most selective national honor society of educators.

Patricia (Trish) Stansfield, M.Ed.

Patricia Stansfield

Trish is employed by the Nashua School District where she works as a special educator at the Elm Street Middle School. Her educational background includes a B.A. in Psychology from Southern New Hampshire University and a Master’s Degree in Education from Rivier College. She is a member of several professional organizations including the Asperger’s Association of New England (AANE), Psi Chi, the National Honor Society for Psychology, and Alpha Chi, the National College Honor Scholarship Society.

Beverly Boggess, Ph.D.

Beverly Boggess

Beverly Boggess coordinates Disabilities Services at NHTI- Concord’s Community College where she assists students with reasonable accommodations, academic coaching and assistive technology. Her background includes teaching special education K-12, teaching college courses in exceptionalities, methods and assessment, teacher education, staff development, and consultation.


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