Belinda Morrone Colonel, USAF Retired - Chair

Belinda, a long-time flight nurse, oversaw critical care evacuation of wounded troops from the Gulf War through the nation's post-911 conflicts. She was appointed as commander of two Air Evacuation squadrons, and is an active leader in the same American Legion Post that her father, a WW2 Veteran, supported for many years. Belinda is a regular Yoga Warriors practitioner.

Alan Jackson Vice Chair

Retired Director of Veterans Services, Worcester State College, assisting veterans in the transition to the academic environment, through on-campus and off-campus resources; retired Master Sergeant, U.S. Infantry, United States Armed Forces Reserves; Jackson lives in West Brookfield.

Jenna Rahkonen Clerk

Jenna is the co-owner of Norther Crane, LLC. and owner of Iron-Lift LLC in Monson, MA. She comes from a family with a deep legacy of military service, including her father who is a Vietnam Veteran, and her grandfather, who was a WWII veteran.

Paul Boynton Auditor, Treasurer

Paul is a retired accountant, quality control inspector, and chef. He is also a US Air Force Veteran and the father of US Army, SFC Christopher Boynton, who died in 2015.

Brian Scott

Brian is a US Navy, Vietnam Veteran, and the owner of Scottydog Enterprises LLC. In Vietnam, he served aboard the USS Enterprise during the evacuation of Saigon. In addition to his work with HFS, Brian has served as a proud Shriner for 35+ years and served in many capacities, including President.

Mark Caci

Mark is a Palmer Town Councilor at Large, IT Program Manager with State Street Corporation, a father of 5 and a former US Navy Corpsman, (Veteran). Mark is also the co-chair of State Street’s Veteran Employee Network and has been actively involved in multiple Veteran nonprofits including Mass Fallen Heroes, Four Block, Operation Home Base, and Soldiers Fund.