Residential Staff

Alicia Huysmans, B.S.

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 ...

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.  ...

Lauren D’Iorio

Residential Counselor/Fitness Module Leader

A Cum Laude graduate of Plymouth State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice – and a ...

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 ...

Colleen Donohue

Residential Counselor/Adventure Module Leader

An experienced camp counselor, adventure trip leader and passionate outdoor enthusiast, Colleen “strives to create a fun, educational and safe ...

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 ...

Gabriel Hatch

Residential Overnight Counselor

A life-long learner and a jack of all trades, Gabriel is well suited for his duties as an Awake Overnight ...

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

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), ...

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 ...