Providers’ Council Staff

Our team of professionals is dedicated to helping our members meet their missions through public policy and advocacy support, education and training programs and high-quality member benefits.

For general inquiries, please call our main office line at 508.598.9800

Hannah Bolster

Education and Membership Associate
508.598.9700   |

Hannah supports our Providers' Council's eAcademy program, assists with training opportunities and membership engagement.

Stefan Geller

Public Policy & Communications Specialist
508.599.2245   |

Stefan is the editor of The Provider, the Council’s monthly newspaper, manages the weekly e-newsletters and oversees social media for the Council. He also researches legislation and policy matters that impact the human services sector and is responsible for external communications.

Tracy Jordan

Director of Finance & Operations
508.599.2257   |

Tracy handles the finances for both the Providers' Council and the Human Services Providers Charitable Foundation, including accounts payable and receivable. She serves as the office manager, handles human resources and manages registration for the Annual Convention & Expo, the Council's signature event.

Caroline O'Neill

Public Policy and Communications Coordinator
508.598.9686   |

Caroline is the project manager of The Caring Force, the Providers' Council's grassroots advocacy initiative. She also works on the Providers' Council's public policy priorities, tracks the state budget and analyzes human services rates. She leads the Council's efforts on CareVote, its nonpartisan voter engagement initiative, and the Census.

Pamela Scheidel

Administrative Support Associate
508.598.9800   |

Pamela provides administrative support to all members of the Council. She addresses inquiries from member organizations and helps manage the Council’s Tuition Remission program. She processes new membership paperwork and member renewal applications.

Ann Schuler

Director of Education and Membership
508.599.2243   |

Ann directs the Providers' Council's membership and education efforts. Ann oversees the Council's membership recruitment and retention efforts; manages the Council's Endorsed Business Partners; and provides staff support to the Council's Membership and Race, Diversity and Inclusion committees.

Amanda Rheaume

eAcademy Support Specialist
508.599.2242   |

Amanda is the lead staff person supporting the Providers' Council's eAcademy program and our network of eAcademy Administrators.

Nina Walat

Education and Training Coordinator
508.598.9679   |

Nina plans the Council's trainings and webinars calendar, oversees Convention & Expo workshops, and helps oversee collegiate academic partnerships and opportunities. She also coordinates The Leadership Initiative and the What a Great Idea! Social Enterprise program.

Michael Weekes

President and CEO
508.599.2256   |

Michael is responsible for the overall management of the Providers' Council and its related foundation, the Human Services Providers Charitable Foundation, Inc. He provides leadership on human services issues and serves on nonprofit boards.

Bill Yelenak

Chief Operating Officer
508.599.2258   |

Bill oversees the Providers' Council's membership, public policy and communications functions, including membership engagement and recruitment; advocacy on the state budget and Council's legislative agenda; and various communications initiatives, including media outreach and The Provider newspaper.