Be sure to visit us this spring for these catalog events. Details coming soon!
Wednesday, April 3 at 2:30 pm Singer Will LeMoy and Pianist Joe Reid: Cole Porter, Easy to Love: The life and music of one of America’s most prolific and beloved composers
Thursday, April 11, at 11 am Actor, Writer, Director Johnny Kinsman: Two Lanterns, A Full Moon and a Petticoat: A 40 minute presentation and slide show about Paul Revere’s and William Dawes’ famous ride with some rarely reported and very surprising details!
Tuesday, April 30, 2:30 pm Rabbi Rifat Sonsino: The power of charisma and the legends it creates. What do we really know about Jesus and Moses?
Wednesday, May 1 and Friday, May 10 Author Barbara Berenson on the Women of Massachusetts during the Suffrage Movement
Friday, May 17th at 2pm Justice Denied: A very personal presentation by Marge Yamamoto about Japanese Internment during WWII and the lasting impact of her own family’s experience after being interned
Thursday, June 6 at 10:30 am William Fowler, Ph.D., author, retired executive director of the Massachusetts Historical Society and retired Professor, Northeastern University: An American Crisis: The story of the dramatic two years (October 1781-November 1783) after Genearal Cornwallis’s surrender at Yorktown when the nascent United States was on the brink of immediate collapse.
TBD: Opera 51 and Carmen Selections from composer George Bizet’s Carmen by members of Opera 51, resident opera company at 51 Walden, center for performing arts in Concord MA
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Mother and daughter, artists Nancy and Ellen Schön combine talents for Needham exhibit.
Ted Owens served as the Chair of the Board of Trustees since 2015. Mr. Owens’ involvement with North Hill began in 2010 as a member of the Board of Advisors. He was elected to the Board of Trustees in 2011 and served as Vice Chair of the Board from 2012 to 2015. During his tenure, Mr. Owens has served as the Chair of the Strategic Planning Committee and the Human Resources Committee. He served as interim Chief Executive Officer of North Hill from May 2017 through December 2017 and has stepped into the role permanently on September 26, 2018.
Mr. Owens’ background is primarily in financial management. He earned his certificate as a Certified Public Accountant with the accounting firm of Coopers & Lybrand and has been the Chief Financial Officer of a number of firms, including two publicly traded companies – Groundwater Technology, Inc. and American Science and Engineering, Inc. His experience spans a variety of industries, including biotech, environmental, software and technology, and has filled operational management roles in a number of organizations.
Mr. Owens has served on the boards of other non-profit organizations, including the New England School of Acupuncture, South Boston Neighborhood House and Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital – Needham.
Mr. Owens is an active volunteer in Needham town government. He serves as a Town Meeting Member and as a member of the Planning Board. He has previously served on the Finance Committee, the Board of Selectmen, the Board of Assessors, and a variety of other boards and study committees.
Mr. Owens has a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Georgetown University and an M.B.A. from Boston University.
Mr. Brown joined North Hill in April of 2014 as the Director of Human Resources (HR). Mr. Brown is the principal strategic advisor on human capital and human resources directives and initiatives. Mr. Brown oversees all aspects of human resources, its practices, and operations in order to ensure that HR policies, procedures, and practices are fully levered to support the continued growth of North Hill. Mr. Brown is an experienced human resources executive with expertise in developing, managing, implementing and integrating human resources programs to support business objectives. Mr. Brown prides himself as a strategic leader, one that builds strong partnerships within the organization. Prior to North Hill, Mr. Brown worked for a large healthcare system and teaching hospital in San Diego, California.
Mr. Brown holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences from Claflin University in South Carolina and a Master’s Degree (magna cum laude) in Public Administration from Golden Gate University in California. Mr. Brown is a member of the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM), American Society for Healthcare Human Resources Administration (ASHHRA), Human Resources Management & Executive Network, and HR Executive (HR Linked).
Ms. Cusack joined the North Hill community in December of 2017 and serves as the Director of Sales and Marketing. She is responsible for overseeing the sales and marketing efforts of the Crescent Heights community. Ms. Cusack has been engaged in the senior living industry for over 20 years, and during her tenure has served as an Executive Director of an Alzheimer’s community, Regional Director of Sales, and Vice President of Business Development for various senior living companies across the country. Ms. Cusack also had her own marketing consulting business specific to opening new independent and assisted living communities in Massachusetts.
Ms. Cusack received her MS from Central Connecticut State in counseling and a BA from Boston College in communications. She also holds a license as a mental health provider in Massachusetts and Florida.