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The elected volunteer ICFNE Board of Directors ensures that the chapter goals are met by conducting annual strategic planning and monthly board meetings.  The Board is enthusiastic and steadfast about the health and stability of the chapter’s future. Additionally, it is in continuous pursuit the highest levels of professionalism. 

Interested in leadership?

Each year the current board sends an election announcement to current ICFNE members. You are encouraged to offer your leadership skills to our coaching community by participating in the election process for board membership. 

Want to get your feet wet first? 

Participating on a board committee as a volunteer is an excellent way to get a feel for the commitment, the community, and how you can contribute. Check out the board's committee needs: Be A Volunteer 


Nancy Formella,

Nancy enables leaders to achieve their highest potential. As a credentialed coach, veteran health-care administrator, and experienced mentor, leaders find her coaching formative as they prepare for their next career steps. Through in-person and/or virtual meetings, Nancy works with clients to co-create the goals, agenda and measurable results for both the overall engagement and for each coaching session. Using a combination of powerful questions, insightful observations and various forms of data, she both challenges and supports clients to get results and to achieve their goals.

Nancy works with health-care executives, physicians, aspiring executives and high-potential leaders. Her specialty focus is leaders in transition from one role to the next, both inside and outside their current organizations, and frustrated leaders ready to take their performance to the next level.

With more than 40 years of experience in health care, her career has included many different positions in a variety of prestigious community and academic medical centers. She has walked in the shoes of mid-level managers, Chief Nursing Officers, Chief Operating Officers and hospital Presidents. With this broad level of experience, she can quickly assess the situational and organizational dynamics surrounding her clients. Nancy has substantial not-for-profit board experience and has published and presented extensively on health-care related issues. She currently serves as President on the International Coach Federation New England Chapter’s Board.

DESIGNATIONS, AWARDS AND HONORS: Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE); Gestalt International Study Center (GISC) Certified Coach; International Coach Federation (ICF) Associate Certified Coach (ACC); Nursing Alumna of the year at Marquette University (2009); Completed the J and J Wharton Program for Nurse Executives; New Hampshire and Florida Nurses' Associations Nurse Leader of the Year Awards.

President Elect:
Vicki Staebler Tardino,

Vicki is an organizational psychologist, experienced executive leader, certified executive coach and organizational consultant, and designer of Executive Success, a collection of development solutions for executives and high potential leaders. She has deep experience designing and implementing systems and processes to identify and develop leadership talent and to improve the effectiveness of individuals and teams. Coaching leaders and teams to greater effectiveness has been a consistent thread in this work.

Her areas of expertise include organizational change, accelerating leader transition, executive and high potential leader development, experience-driven leadership development, executive presence, emotional intelligence and team learning.

Vicki’s approach draws on her leadership experience and training for a practical, systemic and evidence-based process for achieving sustainable results. She partners with her clients to help them achieve their unique goals, often in the context of organizational transformation. Her clients describe her as strategic, caring, insightful and having an ability to get to the heart of the matter.

Vicki earned a Ph.D. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from Saint Louis University, a masters in Applied Psychology from Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, and a graduate certificate in Executive & Professional Coaching from the University of Texas-Dallas. She is an ICF Professional Certified Coach (PCC) and a Board Certified Coach (BCC) with a specialty in Executive, Leadership and Business Coaching. She also holds senior level certifications in HR (SPHR and SHRM-SCP).

Past President:
Trishia Lichauco,

Trishia is a leadership development coach, speaker, and facilitator. Her coaching principle is based on her passion for understanding and celebrating your story to inspire your authentic leadership. Creating greater impact and enhancing influence through your own power and initiative are the cornerstones of her coaching foundation.

Using a flexible and collaborative process, she masterfully guides you through the experience of heightened self-awareness and clarity. She champions your willingness to become more intentional with your choices, which will bring about personal and professional potential. Passionate about diversity and inclusion, Trishia aims to call on your unique strengths and voice to get desired results. Your coaching engagement will offer measurable and action-oriented tools and strategies.

Trishia’s career evolved in Boston, Massachusetts. Previously, she was Chief of Staff to the President of the Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Assistant to the President at Wheaton College. In these roles, she led the central coordination of a diverse set of responsibilities in the Offices of the President and served as the primary liaison to the Boards of Trustees. Her expanded portfolio included providing sound advice to senior leadership and navigating through the complexities of competing priorities. She had extensive exposure to the C-suite, high-level administration and governance, executive recruitment and retention, diversity initiatives, and philanthropy. She has held management positions at WGBH Educational Foundation and Simmons College and serves on the Board of Directors of the CSJ Foundation in the Philippines.

Trishia is the 2017-2019 Immediate Past President of the International Coach Federation New England (ICFNE) for which she led a Board of Directors and a chapter of over 500 coaches. She received her coaching certification from the Institute of Professional Excellence in Coaching (iPEC). She is a certified practicioner of the MBTI Instruments Step I and II, LEA 360 Assessment, Hogan Assessments, and The Results System. A member of the International Coach Federation, she holds their Professional Certified Coach (PCC) designation. Fluent in English and Tagalog and conversant in Spanish and German, she conducts in-person and virtual sessions with clients in the US and abroad.

Board Secretary:
Susan Clancy,

Susan is an ICF-certified coach and business consultant who combines her senior management experience with human dynamics expertise. She works as a trusted advisor to business leaders, collaborating with them to create clarity, focus, and priorities for their work, their teams and their lives. Susan’s passion is helping managers, entrepreneurs, and executives in specialized disciplines like finance and technology.

Prior to becoming a coach, Susan enjoyed a 20+ year career in finance and strategy, including C-level roles in global for-profit and non-profit organizations. She played a leadership role at two early Internet pioneers (ZDNet and CNET Networks) and ran Finance and Impact Investing for a world leader in microfinance (Accion International.). Most recently, Susan served as CFO of a biotech venture, helping to build the company’s foundation for finance, HR and leadership culture.

Susan is a graduate of Cornell University and Harvard Business School. She received her coach training and certification at the Gestalt International Study Center in Wellfleet, MA. She also completed a certificate program in Positive Psychology taught by noted professor Tal Ben Shahar.

In addition to running her coaching practice, Susan serves as Board Secretary of the International Coaching Federation’s New England chapter. She also serves as Board Treasurer for the Gestalt International Study Center. When she’s not coaching leaders or analyzing financial statements, you can usually find Susan on the tennis court, hiking or listening to mindfulness teachings by Thich Nhat Hanh.

VP Education & Professional Development:
Gina Lincoln,


VP Marketing:
Barti Bourgault,

Barti is a life coach specializing in facilitating self-leadership in her clients. She believes that by cultivating awareness of what is actually holding us back from making the changes we desire we can begin to heal and live our full potential. Clients come to Barti seeking change related to health, career, relationships, and unwanted patterns of behavior. Her work in inspired by the Internal Family Systems model and mindfulness meditation practices. Her philosophy is through increased self- and social-awareness we can move beyond what currently appears to be possible. Her business, Move Beyond the Edge, LLC is located in Portland Maine.

Since leaving her marketing career, Barti earned her Masters Degree in Consciousness Studies from The Graduate Institute, and acquired the following professional credentials: ICF Professional Life Coach, Mindfulness Meditation Teacher, and 500 RYT Yoga Instructor.

Barti also volunteers within the Portland Public School System and the Long Creek Youth Development Center offering mindfulness classes to middle and high school students. She also sits on the Executive Council for The Maine Coaches Connection, a Satellite of ICFNE.

Barti grew up in Maine and earned as BS in Business Administration from Boston College. She had a 30-year marketing career building brands such as Cole-Haan, Tommy Hilfiger, Sperry Top-Sider, J Jill and Levi’s. She has lived and worked in Boston, New York, Colorado, and Maine.   

VP Membership:
Alyson McEvoy,


Gregory McHugh,

After nearly 20 years of large organization consulting and leadership positions in the federal government, Gregory McHugh is in private practice providing management consulting, training & development services, and leadership coaching to clients nationwide.

Gregory brings a whole life perspective to his coaching, while focusing on his client’s business effectiveness and individual performance. Gregory’s clients appreciate his expertise and professionalism, as well as his wide-ranging background, which helps generate new perspectives for creating change, taking action, and leading in today’s complex world.

Gregory joined the MCC in 2018 and is currently working to develop targeted training and leadership programs aimed at small and medium-sized businesses as well as providing assessment and coaching services to leaders at all levels. He continues to be involved in government and is providing management consulting services to two State of Maine government agencies and training and facilitation services to DoD to help National Guard and Reserve members as they transition between their military and civilian roles.

Gregory was on the leadership team at the US Office of Personnel Management (OPM) that developed the Federal Coaching Network and won the 2014 HCMG Award for Best Leadership Development Program in the Public Sector. Earlier, Gregory developed and led the first coaching program at the International Trade Administration that won a US Department of Commerce Bronze Medal as well as an ICF Prism Award for excellence and achievement in coaching.

Gregory is certified by the International Coach Federation (ICF). He completed his coach training at the Coaches Training Institute (CTI), and holds certifications from the Centers for Applied Cognitive Studies (CentACS) and Creative Leadership (CCL). Gregory has a Master’s degree in Business Administration and is a graduate of the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS), where he started his leadership journey in the wild and wooly Rocky Mountain wilderness.

VP Sponsorship:
Tony Martignetti,

Tony is a leadership coach with a specialty in working with leaders and their teams to navigate through change and unlock their true potential. Tony supports leaders in gaining clarity so they can make better decisions, improve their leadership skills, and ultimately increase their impact.

Tony is known for supporting leaders in finding clarity so that they are energized, unstoppable, and lead with a strong presence. When leaders unlock their potential and lead from a place of inspired purpose, their positive impact and powerful leadership are amplified.

Before sharing his experience as a coach, Tony was a finance and strategy professional with experience working with some of the world’s leading life sciences companies. Along his journey, he also managed small businesses and ran a financial consulting company.

Throughout his career, he has gained lessons not only as a leader but also working with high-performing leaders across multiple organizations. It is his passion for helping people that fuels his inspiration at Inspired Purpose Coaching. 

VP Logistics:
Beth Masterman,

Beth Masterman is the founder of Masterman Executive Coaching, Inc., a professional coaching company specializing in leadership and team development. Beth’s clients: deepen their self-awareness, let go of self-sabotaging or unhelpful habits, improve effectiveness, discover underutilized strengths, deepen their listening skills, and strengthen their leadership. Beth’s clients increase their level of enjoyment and confidence at work.

Beth’s background and professional experiences in law, psychology, and government relations inform her executive coaching practice. She brings a broad perspective and deep understanding of leadership challenges, individual differences, and group dynamics to every engagement.

Catherine Hayes,

Catherine is a leadership coach working with leaders, individually and within organizations, to uncover the truth of who they are so they can live and lead authentically and from their highest potential. Uniquely blending her extensive leadership training and experience along with leadership coaching and group facilitation, she offers insights and opportunities beyond typical corporate assessment tools.

She has a keen ability to interpret and translate intricate personality type processes into simple and practical applications that empower individuals and their teams. She is a compassionate partner to leaders guiding them to ignite personal and organizational transformation that optimizes team collaboration, cohesiveness, and productivity in the workplace.

Catherine is an ICF Professional Certified Coach, PCC, a Certified Professional Co-Active Coach (CPCC); an Enneagram facilitator; certified Executive coach with the Leadership Circle Profile ™ and the Collective Leadership ™; Hogan Assessment Certified coach; an Authorized and Certified Riso-Hudson Enneagram Teacher and International Enneagram Association (IEA) Certified Professional and Accredited Teacher; best-selling author and a speaker.

She holds a DMD degree, magna cum laude, from Tufts University and Masters and Doctoral degrees in Epidemiology from Harvard University where she also completed a Dental Public Health residency and a General Practice Residency. She maintains faculty appointments at Boston University and Harvard University.

Jan McCafferty,

Jan is the co-founder and managing director for Tandem Solutions, an innovative organization that has been recognized by HR Tech Outlook Magazine as one of the top 10 change solutions providers for 2019.

Jan collaborates with leaders to transform their organizational cultures to reflect their espoused strategy and values, supporting them to become role models and operationalize the values into work practices & behaviors. She uses a holistic approach, supporting her clients with consulting, individual and team leadership coaching, and learning programs to strengthen the leader’s capabilities and organizational systems to make pragmatic and lasting change.

Jan is the former Director for HealthCare Services at Linkage, Inc. and a seasoned veteran of Andersen Consulting (now Accenture). At Andersen Consulting, she developed a change methodology that was adopted as the standard for the Global Healthcare Team. As the Healthcare Practice leader at Linkage she launched and grew the practice nationally, focusing on developing and integrating leadership competency models in an organization’s culture to acquire, develop and retain best talent.

Jan is past president of the Board of Directors for the VNA of Middlesex East where, under her leadership, they built a residential Hospice House. She has been certified as an ACC, Emotional Intelligence Certified Practitioner, and is certified in several leadership instruments. Jan received her BS in Nursing from Georgetown University and MBA from University of Hartford.