Lamprey Health Care Announces Five New Board Members

(L to R) Edward Nyette, Wilberto Torres, Lara Rice, Dr. Landon Gamble, and Robert Gilbert

NEWMARKET, NH – “Lamprey Health Care is excited to announce the appointment of five new Directors to the organization’s Leadership Board,” Gregory White, Chief Executive Officer of Lamprey Health Care said of the appointment. “We look forward to their input and guidance as we continue to strive to fulfill our mission.”

Landon Gamble, DDS is a dentist practicing in Epping. He has a Master’s certificate of Public Health from the Dual Degree Program at Indiana University and Purdue University in Indianapolis. Dr. Gamble has a strong interest in caring for the underserved. He has provided dental care for patients through a free clinic in Indianapolis, as well as Healthy Smiles for Employability. He has also been involved in leadership roles at the International Service Learning Program at Indiana University School of Dentistry; the William M. Plater Award for Leadership in Civic Engagement; and Global Vision International.

Robert Gilbert has resided in Brentwood NH with his family for over 35 years. He is retired from the Rockingham County Home where he worked as a maintenance supervisor and manager of the water treatment plant. Mr. Gilbert has served the Town of Brentwood as Selectman, member of the Budget Committee, Cemetery Committee, and as a Trustee of the Mary Bartlett Library for 20 years. He remains a member of Brentwood’s Zoning Board. Mr Gilbert and his family have been patients of the health center for 36 years.

Lara Rice has dedicated the last eighteen years to directing social service programs in the Greater Nashua and Boston areas, most recently as the Director of Residential Programs at REACH Beyond Domestic Violence. Her focus has been on supporting individuals and families through trauma, substance misuse, and homelessness. For eight years Ms. Rice worked with Lamprey Health Care as a Counselor in the Teen to Teen Clinic and we are excited to welcome her back in this new role.

Edward Nyette is a VP, Regional Market Manager for Lake Sunapee Bank and brings to the board a wealth of experience in financial management. Nyette is also active with social agencies in the City of Nashua, volunteering with the Adult Learning Center to offer Financial Literacy seminars for their students.

Wilberto Torres is the Chief Executive Officer of Torres Management and Research Corporation. He brings to the Board experience in the area of Human Resource Management focused in the healthcare industry. After eleven years at Fidelity Investments, Torres began his own company in 2015. He is also active in the community and volunteers at events to support local schools, habitat projects and the Nashua Soup Kitchen.

“I am thrilled to be adding to our Board of Directors, a group of individuals with such a breadth of knowledge and experience,” says Audrey Ashton-Savage, President of the Board. “Our Board is comprised of community members who share our vision and passion for providing health care to all individuals, regardless of ability to pay. This group is a perfect match for Lamprey Health Care.”