Laurie Belden, Director of Academy Relations
Laurie Belden joined NASHP in 2001 as a member of the conference staff and shortly thereafter assumed the role of director of conferences.
In 2006, her
responsibilities were expanded to also include office operations.
In her new position as director of academy relations, she is responsible for coordinating and monitoring the involvement of Academy Members and the CHPD Board.
In addition, she also oversees member recruitment and leadership development activities within the Academy.
continues to manage convening activities of the organization, including the annual conference and all project-related meetings.
Before joining NASHP, Laurie served as education manager for the Maine Health Care Association.
Laurie holds a degree in social services from the University of Maine at Augusta.