Residential Staff

Alicia Huysmans

Residential Director & ERP Specialist

Alicia has been a member of Mountain Valley’s residential team since the Center’s founding, and is a talented youth counselor ...

Sarah Beattie

Residential Counselor 

Sarah is a 2017 graduate of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Commercial Space ...

Ashley Belleau

Residential Counselor

With the professional goal of someday becoming a school guidance counselor, Ashley comes to Mountain Valley with years of experience ...

Natasha Carbonell

Residential Counselor

Natasha is a graduate of Colby-Sawyer College in New London, NH where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology.  ...

Lael Daigle

Residential Counselor

With extensive training and experience in outdoor education, Lael’s contributions to the Mountain Valley are bountiful.  A Dean’s List scholar, ...

Jay DesTroismaisons

Chef, Food Services Coordinator

Jay has over thirty years of experience in every aspect of the hospitality industry, and serves as an independent food service consultant to many resorts and restaurants.  ...

Sara DeValk

Residential Overnight Counselor

Sara has a rich history of working with children, both at Circle Program Summer Camp in Groton, NH and in ...

Julia Hilton

Residential Program Manager

A former therapist at Mountain Valley, Julia returned in August of 2017 to assume a new role as Residential Program ...

Rebecca Gosselin

Residential Counselor/Health & Wellness Module Leader

Rebecca (Becca) graduated from Plymouth State University in 2015 with a Bachelor of Science in Health Education and a minor ...

Abbie Harvey

Residential Overnight Counselor

As the mother of three young children, Abbie is well-equipped with real life experiences to perform her MVTC duties as ...

Sean Jackson

Residential Overnight Counselor

A graduate of New Hampshire Technical Institute with a Degree in Information Technology, Sean serves Mountain Valley as a Residential ...

Corey Kronsbein

Residential Counselor 

Known for his hard work and spirit of volunteerism, Corey is a Keene State College graduate with B.A. in Psychology ...

Robert McClay

Residential Overnight Counselor

A former United States Marine Corps Combat Engineer, a gifted bike technician, a certified air conditioning repairman and a lumberjack, ...

Dylan Pelletier

Residential Counselor

A graduate of nearby Rivendell Academy and the University of New Hampshire where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree ...

Jim Putnam

Residential Counselor/Farm-to-Table Module Leader

An experienced dairy farmer with an Associates Degree in Dairy Management and Agriculture, Jim and his family have been highly ...

Jenny Riegle

Residential Overnight Counselor

Jenny left the food service industry to pursue her goal of working towards a career in the field of child ...

Jesse Rodimon

Residential Counselor/Therapeutic Recreation Module Leader

A Presidential Scholarship recipient, Jesse graduated from Norwich University in Northfield, VT with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science. Prior ...

Alicia Swain

Residential Counselor/Art & Music Module Leader, ERP Specialist

A 2012 graduate of Marywood University in Scranton, PA, with a Bachelor of Music degree (and a Minor in Psychology), ...

Suzanne Thibault

Residential Program Manager

Well-known for her many years of instructing Mountain Valley residents with Knower Academics, Suzanne is a wonderful addition to Mountain ...

Brenda Venezia

Residential Overnight Counselor

Brenda describes herself as an extremely motivated individual with a big heart and the willingness to accept challenges.  She comes ...