Easter Seals New Hampshire is pleased to announce that Jeannette Davila, of Bedford, NH, has been appointed to the position of Chief Development Officer.
Davila served as an Easter Seals NH Board Member from 2002-2008. In her new role, she will oversee all development and communication efforts for Easter Seals affiliates in New Hampshire, Maine, Vermont, and Rhode Island. Additionally, Davila is charged with exploring new opportunities that will result in increased awareness and fundraising for Easter Seals programs and services.
Davila comes to Easter Seals with an extensive background in strategic partnership development, executive leadership, and community engagement. Her past work experience includes many years in the New Hampshire banking industry and, more recently, in non-profit leadership. Davila is an active public speaker and is passionate about community service.
Davila holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and an Honorary Doctorate in Humane Letters from Saint Anselm College. She completed the Harvard University Executive Leadership Program and is a graduate of Leadership NH. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for Catholic Medical Center and served on the Board of Trustees for Saint Anselm College.
“This past year, 13,500 people were served by Easter Seals in NH. The need is critical and this wonderful community of ours gets it: together we impact the lives of children, adults and seniors with disabilities or special needs” said Davila. “I am honored to join this incredible team of passionate, caring and committed professionals. I look forward to working with the individuals, corporations and foundations that make our work possible through their generous support.”
For more than 80 years, Easter Seals NH has provided exceptional services to ensure that all people with disabilities or special needs and their families have equal opportunities to live, learn, work and play in their communities. Easter Seals services include autism services, inclusive child care and early intervention, special education, medical rehabilitation, camping and recreation, vocational services, senior services, substance abuse services, adult day programs, community based services, individual service options, transportation services, residential service options, dental services and veteran services. As a leader in health care services for individuals with disabilities and special needs, ESNH employs more than 1,400 individuals who serve more than 13,500 children, adults and seniors and their families in over 90 programs throughout the state.
To learn more about Easter Seals NH, visit www.easterseals.com/nh.