Our People

Whether a volunteer or an administrator, the people behind the scenes make a difference at the Friends of Norris Cotton Cancer Center.

Administrative team

Jaclynn Rodriguez, Executive Director

Jaclynn and the Friends team raise vital funds and awareness for Norris Cotton Cancer Center. Jaclynn works with the FNCCC Board of Directors, as well as numerous volunteer committees that provide critical help in producing and supporting community fundraising events and efforts such as The Prouty, Friends Fighting Cancer, and many more. Jaclynn builds relationships with donors, corporate partners, and volunteers to help further this mission of the Friends. Prior to joining the Friends, Jaclynn served as the director of development at the Rivkin Center for Ovarian Cancer, a partner of Swedish Medical Center in Seattle, WA. She also oversaw the endurance events fundraising program at the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Washington & Alaska Chapter and served as a national director for OP3, where she helped raise an average of $45 million each season managing the nine-city, multi-day fundraising Avon Walk for Breast Cancer series benefiting the Avon Foundation for Women.

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Bruce Bouchard, Prouty Operations Director, Friends of Norris Cotton Cancer Center

Bruce Bouchard, Prouty Operations Director

Bruce manages The Prouty bike, walk, row, and golf events. He coordinates a wide range of collaborative services and personnel, ensuring all aspects of route logistics and safety are in place to produce a safe and successful event. A true team player, Bruce also steps up to help with logistics for our many other year-round events.

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Sarah Labbe, Events Manager, Friends of Norris Cotton Cancer Center

Sarah Markwell, Events Manager

Sarah is the lead on customer support, donation management, and data analysis for The Friends of Norris Cotton Cancer Center. She also manages the Team Tennis to Smash Cancer event and The Prouty intern program.

Heidi Allen Goodrich, Events Manager

Heidi is the graphic designer for the Friends. She creates visuals for The Prouty and other Friends events, including the production of The Prouty Chronicle. She is the volunteer coordinator for The Prouty and also manages Crush Cancer and Your Trainer.

Kelley Barton, Events Manager

Kelley is the lead on communications, social media, and websites for the Friends and works with the Friends board. Kelley also manages the Squash Cancer event.

Board of Directors

The Friends Board of Directors consists of individuals, donors, survivors, and community volunteers who support the growth and mission of the Cancer Center.

Board members attend bi-monthly meetings, lead or actively participate on a committee, assume board/committee leadership roles of Friends projects and activities, have an awareness of their community, and are willing to network within that community on behalf of Norris Cotton Cancer Center. Board members become informed about Cancer Center programs and services, bring new members to the Friends at large and participate in fundraising activities of the Friends of Norris Cotton Cancer Center.

Friends Board of Directors

  • Mary Allen
  • Brenda Balenger
  • Cheryl Boghosian
  • Sruthi Buddai
  • Erica Budway
  • George Chait
  • Judy Csatari
  • Christine Freitas
  • Darrell Hotchkiss
  • Lynn Kisselbach
  • Jack Lee
  • Jonathan Masland
  • Deborah Nolen
  • Bruce Parsons
  • Carin Reynolds
  • Vicki Scheidt
  • John Seaver
  • John Souther
  • Bill Tine