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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,

Coaching and mentoring has been a part of Nancy Formella’s health-care career for many years and in 2017, she launched her company. Nancy’s leadership roles in internationally renowned health-care companies, which span more than 40 years, have prepared her to utilize her expertise to coach and mentor executives, aspiring executives, high-potential leaders and teams.

Having earned a B.S. in Nursing Nancy began her career as a staff nurse. Early on she wanted to develop a clinical specialty in aging and teach, so she completed a Master’s in Nursing.

Her career rapidly advanced to leadership roles and she honed her skills as a clinical and administrative director at the prestigious Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. Through a series of promotions, she became Chief Nursing Officer at St. Luke’s Hospital in Jacksonville, FL, the Mayo Clinic’s first satellite affiliate in Florida.

Nancy held a national consulting role with CSC Healthcare, which took her all over the United States. In this capacity, she worked with leaders to improve their organizational operations. In 1999, she returned to hospital leadership and moved to Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, NH. While there, she served as the Senior Nurse Executive, President of Mary Hitchcock Memorial Hospital, and Executive Advisor to the Boards of the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Clinic and Mary Hitchcock.

Nancy was named Chief Operating Officer at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston in 2013. While there, she implemented changes that prepared the organization for the future of health care. “She has played an essential role in creating the extensive success and strong position we enjoy today,” noted Kevin Tabb, CEO at Beth Israel Deaconess.

Certified by the Gestalt International Study Center as a Coach, Nancy has completed the process at the International Coach Federation to hold the credential of Associate Certified Coach. She has spoken before large and small audiences, taught classes for continuing education, and has written extensively on the topics of Nursing and health care.  

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,


Board Secretary:
Susan Clancy,


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,


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. :