Mayo’s staff brings a professionalism, consistency and commitment that truly stand out in the field of elder care. Many have been with us for over 20 years, and the Vermont Healthcare Association has honored 56 of our employees for exceptional service.
Board of Trustees
Our Board of Trustees has deep roots in Northfield and Central Vermont, with leadership experience in business, health care, education and law. We benefit greatly from their commitment to making sure that Mayo stays strong, stable and forward-looking as we provide top-quality elder care based in Vermont community values.
Peter J. MonteChair
Born and raised in Montpelier, Vt., Peter J. Monte was a practicing attorney for 35 years, in Boston from 1969-1973 and then in Northfield from 1973-2004. From 2000 until his retirement in 2008, he was a faculty member at the University of Vermont’s School of Business Administration. Peter has served as a Little League coach, as Chair of the Vermont State Employees’ Labor Relations Board, as a member of Warren, Vt.’s Development Review Board, and as a member of the Washington County and Vermont Bar Associations. He has been a Mayo Board member since 1978, and he has two children and four grandchildren.
Michael R. DonahueVice Chair
Michael R. Donahue is the owner of Kingston Funeral Home, Green Mountain Crematory and Mill Hill Pet Crematory, all of Northfield. A graduate of New Hampshire Technical College and New Hampshire College, both of Manchester, N.H., and of the New England Institute of Newton, Mass. Michael has three children, and he has served on the Mayo Healthcare Board of Trustees for over 20 years.
Andrea HoughCompliance Officer
Andrea Hough grew up in Waterbury, Vt., and has lived in Northfield for about 40 years. She recently retired after more than 33 years working with the National Life Group of Montpelier. Active for many years with the Fresh Air Fund, she has served on Mayo’s Board of Trustees since the early 1990s. She and her husband, Ed, have two children, two grandchildren, and one great-grandchild.
Joseph P. O’Brien
The oldest of four siblings who were all born at the former Mayo Memorial Hospital, Joseph P. O’Brien is the great-grandson of Cornelia Delary, namesake of Mayo Delary House, Northfield’s first elder care facility. He holds a B.A. degree in education from Johnson State College, and an M.Ed. in curriculum and supervision from the University of Vermont. During his 42-year career in education, he served as both a middle school and a high school principal before retiring in 2010. He was also a longtime sports official. Joseph and his wife, Louise Picard, have three adult children and three grandchildren. He has been a member of the Mayo Board since 2011.
Megan Cicio has been employed with Northfield Savings Bank for 29 years. In her current role as a Vice President of Enterprise Banking, Megan focuses on commercial lending, business development and relationship building. Megan started her career at NSB as a part-time Community Banker and went on to manage both the Northfield and Montpelier offices before moving to Commercial Banking in 2006. Megan has been widely involved in community service, including: Presiding over Northfield Rotary; volunteer for high school athletics and tournaments; volunteer for Meals on Wheels; Vermont Community Loan Fund – Loan Review Committee; former board chair of Central Vermont Home Health & Hospice; former VBA Commercial Lending Committee chair; former wish granter with Make-A-Wish Foundation of Vermont; and former mentor with Everybody Wins! Vermont. Megan earned a degree in business from Champlain College. She has accumulated additional professional credentials from AIB, Northern New England School of Banking, ABA National Commercial Banking School, ABA Graduate Commercial Banking School, and New England School of Banking.
Amy Melna, APRN, FNP-BCDirector of Clinical Services
A resident of Randolph, Vt., Amy holds an MSN from Chamberlain University. A Registered Nurse since 2004, she joined Mayo in 2009 as the RN Unit Manager and won the Unit Manager of the Year award from the Vermont Health Care Association (VHCA) in 2013. She became Director of Nursing Services for Mayo Rehabilitation and Continuing Care in 2017. In 2020, Amy received her APRN (Advanced Practice Registered Nurse) and became certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner through ANCC. Amy is a Certified Dementia Practitioner , and currently pursuing her Master of Jurisprudence in Healthcare Policy and Law through Texas A&M. Mrs. Melna is a member of AADNS, AANAC, AANP, APIC, Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society for Nurses and ACHE.
Anne Lattrell, MSWAdmissions/Discharge Coordinator
A new resident of Duxbury, VT, originally from Essex, VT, Anne holds a Master of Social Work degree from the University of Vermont, as well as a Bachelor’s degree in Public Health from the University of Rochester. She joined Mayo in 2017. She is currently pursuing a Certificate in Palliative Care Social Work as well as her Advanced Certified Hospice and Palliative Care Social Worker credential.