Membership and Officers

Members of the NH Health Care Quality Commission include one representative from each acute care hospital and free standing ambulatory surgical center (ASC), a designee of the Commissioner of the Department of Health and Human Services and an “at large” public member. Thomas Bunnell serves as the public representative, appointed by Governor Lynch in 2012. 

Members of the 2017 -2018 Executive Committee include:


Lori Key, RN, MBA

Director QA & Safety, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon 



Natalie Gosselin, MS, RN, CPHQ, CSSGB

Director, Center for Quality & Safety, Southern New Hampshire Medical Center, Nashua


Past Chairs                             

Marge Kerns, RPh

Vice President, Clinical Services, LRGHealthcare, Laconia

Jean Corvinus, RN, BSN, MS, CPHQ, CPPS

Director, Quality & Performance Improvement, Frisbie Memorial Hospital, Rochester


At Large                                 

Melissa Howard, BS, RN, CPHQ*

Director of Quality, Infection Prevention and Service Excellence, Speare Memorial Hospital, Plymouth


Martha Leighton, MS, RN, CPPS

Patient Safety Officer, Elliot Health System, Manchester


Sue Majewski

Chief Operating Officer, Bedford Ambulatory Surgery Center, Bedford


Christopher Tkal

Vice President, Quality & Patient Safety, Cheshire Medical Center/Dartmouth-Hitchcock, Keene