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Our Team

The NHFAPA team is made up of volunteer foster & adoptive parents from all over the state. It is our passion for the children in care & the families that care for them that drives us. Please reach out to us if you would like to volunteer your heart and home for a child in care!

More About Our Mission

Executive Director & NHFAPA Board Members

Mariellen J. MacKay, MS
Mariellen J. MacKay, MS
Executive Director
Airial Sillanpaa
Airial Sillanpaa
President
Senator Sharon Carson
Senator Sharon Carson
Vice President
Charles J. Saia, ESQ
Charles J. Saia, ESQ
Director, Chair, Governors Commission on Disability
Senator John Reagan
Senator John Reagan
Director, Adoptee
Maryfrances Renner
Maryfrances Renner
Director, Foster Parent – Small Business Owner
Matthew Mayberry
Matthew Mayberry
Director, Chair, Human Rights Commission
Deb Bradley
Deb Bradley
Director, F/P DCYF Peer Mentor Program Supervisor