CRAHD Board of Directors

The CRAHD Board of Directors is a policy making board providing input and guidance on the priorities of the department’s goals and operations. Consisting of one representative for every 10,000 residents or part thereof within each town, the board is made up of 7 directors; one from Deep River, Haddam and Chester, and two each from the towns of Clinton and Old Saybrook. The directors are appointed by the town to serve a 3 year term. Terms overlap among directors for better continuity of the board.

The board of directors of CRAHD meet according to its yearly meeting schedule to discuss the activities of the health district and to plan out the direction of the department as implemented by the Director of Health. Please also see the posted agendas and minutes.


Michael Dunne, MD

Board Chairman (Old Saybrook)


Angus McDonald

Board Vice Chairman (Deep River)


Alan Schwarz, MD

Board Director (Old Saybrook)


Christine Goupil

Board Director (Clinton)


Rita Foster, RN MSN

Board Director (Clinton)


Lizz Milardo

Board Director (Haddam)


Lauren Gister

Board Director (Chester)


Connecticut River Area Health District

455 Boston Post Rd, Suite 7 
Old Saybrook, CT 06475