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Meet Our Team

Alice O. McCarter, LICSW

Ms. McCarter holds a M.S.W. from Boston College School of Social Work; is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker and a Certified Housing Manager. Ms. McCarter is the Vice President of New Communities Services, Inc. Alice served as President of the Rotary Club of Cambridge, MA from July 1, 2010 to June 30, 2011. She continues to be an active member and serves on the Board of Directors.

Ashley Thibault, CDP

Ms. Thibault is a Certified Dementia Practitioner. She has been with Windsor House since 2010. Ashley started as an intern at Cambridge Windsor House, while pursuing her Bachelors Degree in Art Therapy from Lesley College. Upon graduation she was immediately hired to help with the therapeutic activity program. With her love of the job she quickly became a permanent fixture of the team. Throughout her four years with Windsor House, Ashley has risen from  Activity Director to Program Director at Cambridge Windsor House and in 2014 she transfered to Sancta Maria's Windsor House where she took on the dual role of Program Director / Assistant Executive Director. She is currently the Executive Director of Windsor House Adult Day Health programs. Ashley currently serves as co-chair for the Metro-East Alzhiemers partnership.

Liz Olson, LICSW

Ms. Olson holds a MSW from Boston University School of Social Work, is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker, a Certified Housing Manager and Tax Credit Specialist.  Liz has worked for NCS for over 15 years, formerly as the Social Service Coordinator for Norfolk St., and now as the Property Manager for St. Paul's Residence, the Program Director at Norfolk Street, and the Grants Manager for the company.

Lidia Pereira,

Denise Thorud, CDP

Denise Thorud, C.D.P.
Denise is a Certified Dementia Practitioner. She holds a degree in Human Services. She has certifications in Gerontology studies and Understanding Dementia care and is a Habilitation Curriculum trainer. She also is a board member on the Marshall Home Fund and a member of the MetroEast Alzhiemer Partnership. After serving in numerous Windsor House ADH positions. Denise now serves as Marketing & Outreach Coordinator for the Adult Day Health Program division of New Communities Services, Inc.

Tawnya Clemons, LSW

Tawnya Clemons, LSW
Ms. Clemons holds a B.S. in Human Services from Lyndon State College. She is a Licensed Social Worker. Ms. Clemons supports the Windsor House Adult Day Health Program, Housing Services and fiscal operations of the Corporation.

New Communities Board Members

Myra Musicant, President
Alice McCarter, Vice President - Affordable Housing
Judy Katz, Clerk
Thomas Chatellier, Treasurer

Pamela Shea, member
Helen Brown, member
Eileen Liss, member