About Us

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About Us

The New England States Consortium Systems Organization (NESCSO) is a non-profit organization governed by the New England State Health and Human Services agencies and the University of Massachusetts Medical School.

Our Staff

Elena Nicolella,  Executive Director

t. 401.952.4369

e. elena.nicolella@nescso.org

David Huffman, Director of Operations

t. 508.365.7833

e. david.huffman@nescso.org

Our Board


Deidre Gifford, Commissioner


Marylou Sudders, Secretary

New Hampshire

Kerrin Rounds, Acting Commissioner

Rhode Island

Womazetta Jones, Secretary


Martha Maksym, Deputy Secretary


Lisa M. Colombo, DNP, MHA, RN, Executive VC


  • Facilitate information exchange with national and state representatives of government and private agencies to identify collaborative opportunities
  • Provide conference planning and round table discussion support on topics of general interest
  • Develop reports and briefing materials
  • Investigate potential collaborative solutions such as multi-state purchasing
  • Work with the University of Massachusetts Medical School and other NE Universities on partnering opportunities
  • Assist states with development of RFP’s, and grant management
  • Coordinate regional workshops, teleconferencing and web casting assistance





333 South Street

Shrewsbury, MA 01545

Office: 508-856-8229

Fax: 508-856-6785

Library: 508-856-6425 E-mail: info@nescso.org

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