Board of Directors

St. Joseph Hospital Board of Directors

St. Joseph Hospital is guided by a community-led board of directors who are genuinely committed to the health and well-being of our local community. Board members have diverse backgrounds and help to ensure we are prepared to care for the health care needs of everyone in our community.

Board of Directors

John Parolin retired in 2019 after 41 years as an insurance sales professional and marketing executive in the Senior Living space. John has been active in the Nashua Community since moving here in 1979. John continues on the Board of Directors of Marguerite’s Place where he has been actively involved for almost 30 years as a member of virtually every committee and as past board chair. In addition, John served as a board member and past board chair for the Hillsborough County Child Advocacy Center as well as board member and past board chair of The Granite State Children’s Alliance. John and his wife Julie have  three adult children all born at St. Joseph Hospital. John is an avid photographer always looking for great landscapes across New England and creating portraits of his twin grandchildren.

Sean Howell is Head of Relationship Management for Fidelity Fund & Investment Operations (FFIO), a division of Fidelity Investments, a leading provider of investment management, retirement planning, portfolio guidance, brokerage, benefits outsourcing and other financial products and services to more than 43 million individuals, institutions, and financial intermediaries.

In this role, which he assumed in 2018, Sean is responsible for relationship management between FFIO and its Fidelity business partners as well as the custodian banks that are servicing assets across Fidelity products. He provides client experience oversight across all major FFIO product and service lines, as well as strategy, planning, communications, and thought leadership services for FFIO.

Sean is also very passionate about the associate experience and serves Fidelity as a New Hampshire Regional Leader. As a Regional Leader, Sean is responsible for overseeing associate engagement programs that focus on associate development, management effectiveness and career development & mobility.

Sean first joined Fidelity in 1999 after receiving his Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from Boston College.

Covenant Senior Vice President and President of St. Joseph Hospital

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John Jurczyk brings a strong background in not-for-profit and faith-based health care to St. Joseph Hospital. Prior to joining the hospital, Mr. Jurczyk served as president of Good Samaritan Medical Center, a Steward Family Hospital in Brockton, Massachusetts, and has dedicated more than half of his career to Catholic health care. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy from the University of Connecticut and a Master of Business Administration in Health Care Management from Bryant University. He completed his residency in Pharmacy Practice at Rhode Island Hospital. Mr. Jurczyk is a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives and holds a Professional Director certification by the American College of Corporate Directors.

Kevin Halloran has been in the financial services field since 1986 and is Registered Investment Advisor with Broad Street Planning where he is licensed to offer insurance and registered to offer investments, including individual securities through LPL Financial. Kevin is past president of the Nashua Association of Life Underwriters (NAIFA), past president of New Hampshire Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors and served as Chairperson for the National Association of Insurance and Advisor Political Action Committee. In 2007, he was honored as Distinguished Financial Advisor of the year based on his contributions to the industry (1). Kevin earned an undergraduate degree in economics from Southern Connecticut State University and a Masters Degree in Business Administration from Rivier University. He is an active member of the Rotary Club of Nashua, serving as president in 2007-2008, and being recognized as Rotarian of the Year in 2019. Kevin was past president of the St. Joseph Community Services (Meals on Wheels). Kevin also served on the Board of Silverstone Living and is Post Chairman of both the Huntington of Nashua and Silverstone Living. He is also past Chair of The Huntington of Nashua and past Chair of Silverstone living. He also served as a board member of the United Way of Greater Nashua. He currently serves as a trustee for Rivier University and is a member of the Board of Directors for St. Joseph Hospital in Nashua. He was a member of the 1996 class of Leadership Greater Nashua and has moderated the Economy Sessions on numerous occasions.

Kevin has been recognized as a top financial advisor and named to the LPL Financial Patriots Club. The distinction is based on annual production ranking of all registered advisors and is awarded to less than ten percent of the firms approximately 20,000 advisors nationwide.

Kevin resides in Brookline, NH with his wife Eileen and their dog Parker.

Uwe Hurley holds a Bachelors in Political Science from Northeastern University in Boston, MA; Masters in Economics from The City College of New York and an Advanced Certificate in Enterprise Risk Management from New York University.

Donnalee Lozeau currently serves as Chief Executive Officer of Southern New Hampshire Services, Inc. (SNHS). Donnalee is pleased to have returned to the non-profit agency where she worked as the Director of Program and Community Development for 15 years while serving as a volunteer legislator and before being elected mayor of her hometown.

During her 21 years at SNHS, Donnalee developed partnerships, collaborations and new initiatives with other non-profits, the private sector and elected officials.  Economic opportunity, elderly housing, housing for homeless women, and expanding Head Start were a significant focus.  She also worked to become a certified community action professional (CCAP) a program of the National Community Action Partnership.

A lifelong resident of Nashua, NH Donnalee began her public service at the age of 24 being elected to the New Hampshire House of Representatives in 1984.  She served 8 terms as a citizen legislator representing Nashua’s Ward 5.  She served as Deputy Speaker to Speaker Donna Sytek.

In November of 2007 Donnalee was elected the 55th Mayor of Nashua. She was reelected, having run unopposed, in November 2011. After serving 8 years, she did not seek a third term.

She believes strongly in public service and the importance of opportunity for all regardless of their income.  She is pleased to be back at SNHS and is optimistic about what Community Action can bring to those we serve in the 21st Century.

Donnalee has been recognized with a Paul Harris Fellow from the Nashua Rotary, Outstanding Women in Business 2017 from the NH Business Review, 2015 Leader in the Arts from the Americans for the Arts and the US Conference of Mayors.

She has been honored with an honorary Doctorate in Humane Letters from Rivier University, Honorary Doctorate in Public Service from the former Daniel Webster College and an Honorary Doctorate in Humane Letters from Granite State College.

Donnalee and her husband David reside in Nashua and have three adult children and four granddaughters.

Dr. Laura Mylott is a Clinical Professor Emeritus at Northeastern University in Boston, MA. She served as Program Director for the Master of Science degree in Nursing Administration and Leadership at Northeastern University from 2012-2020 and currently teaches leadership, implementation science and quality improvement in the Nurse Anesthesia Doctoral Program. Dr. Mylott practiced as a Critical Care, Adult Nurse Practitioner (APRN) with a focus on the chronically critically ill adults for 28 years and served in several program-based and executive leadership roles in academic-based urban medical centers. Dr. Mylott’s current scholarship is focused on the development, evaluation, and real-world application of evidenced based quality improvement initiatives. She is currently a member of a research committee affiliated with the professional organization Nurses On Boards Coalition, with a focus of evaluating the overall influence of executive level nursing leadership. She is a Scholar in the Academy of Practice and a member of several professional nursing organizations.

Vice President Commercial Lending at Enterprise Bank

Debbie Novotny has lived in Nashua her entire life and is committed to giving back to her hometown. Named the 2018 Volunteer of the Year by the Greater Nashua Chamber of Commerce, Debbie has served in leadership roles with Nashua Community Arts, Nashua YMCA, Adult Learning Center, Main Dunstable Elementary School PTO, Nashua Rotary Club, Boys & Girls Club of Greater Nashua, Nashua Education Foundation, Marguerite’s Place, and Pennichuck Corporation. She also serves on the City of Nashua Business & Industrial Authority and Revolving Loan Fund.

Debbie has also been recognized by The Telegraph of Nashua among “25 Extraordinary Women” who excel in business, philanthropy and community service as well as one of the State of New Hampshire’s most Influential Business Leaders by NH Business Review. “Watching businesses grow and succeed is one of my favorite things. I love to watch them thrive, be viable, and bring jobs to the community. It’s why I do what I do.” shared Novotny.

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