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Our Team

Heather Elster, Executive Director Heather Elster
Executive Director

508.234.8184 ext.112

As Executive Director, Heather oversees all aspects of the Whitin Community Center and is responsible for the growth and development of our nonprofit organization including the planning, development, and implementation of the organizations strategic short and long range goals; marketing, communications, and public relations; and fundraising efforts. Before joining the Whitin Community Center staff, Heather worked for the Blackstone Valley Chamber of Commerce and for 15 years as an Information Technology and Business Process Improvement Consultant.

Monique Boucher, Director of Outreach Monique Boucher
Director of Outreach

508.234.8184 ext.121

As Outreach Director, Monique oversees 4 free outreach programs designed for youth ages 5-18 including the Rockdale Youth Center, Saturday Afternoon Fitness and Fun, Summer Youth Theatre, and Mentoring Partnership. Since the Whitin Community Center Outreach program is funded entirely by community support, Monique seeks to sustain and develop the program through grants and various fundraising opportunities.

Tom Clarke, Head of Maintenance  Tom Clarke
Head of Maintenance

508.234.8184 ext.123

As Head of Maintenance, Tom oversees the maintenance and care of the facilities and grounds. Tom ensures proper operation of all aspects of the buildings and grounds to create an optimal and safe environment – security, compliance with health and safety regulations, fire safety, maintenance systems, and operational effectiveness.

Alice Benson, Director of Finance Alice Benson
Director of Finance

508.234.8184 ext.111

As the Director of Finance, Alice oversees all financial and accounting operations for the Whitin Community Center. She is responsible for all areas of financial accounting, budgeting, strategy planning, business analysis, long range forecasting, risk management, insurance, taxes, management of the independent audit, and preparation of all financial reports. Alice has been with the WCC for more than 17 years.

Tammy Bodwell, Bookkeeper Tammy Bodwell

508.234.8184 ext.118

Tammy, who works as an accountant in the WCC Finance Department, has a BS in Business Management and has been with the Whitin Community Center for more than 9 years.



Blackstone Valley Children's Place, Camp Whitin and Youth Outreach
programs are all affiliates of the Whitin Community Center.
  Monique Boucher, Director of Outreach
508.234.8184 x 121


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Rockdale Youth Center: 57 Church Avenue, Northbridge MA 01534
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