Donna Wheeler, Association Executive


Donna joined GMNBR in June of 2017.  Her role as Association Executive involves a variety of duties to include Board communications, representative for State and National requirements and staff liaison.  Donna lives is Bedford with her family.  She enjoys yoga, a good book, hiking and any activity that takes her outside. Contact Donna at 


Joan Baldessari, Bookkeeper

Joan is the former Executive Officer of GMNBR for 30 years.  She retired in 2013 but returned in 2016 part-time to assist with Bookkeeping and Financials.  She is part-time so that she can still enjoy all the perks of being retired and can spend time with her grandchildren, garden, and visit their condo in York, Maine.  Contact Joan at


Julia Wood, Communications Coordinator       


Julia joined GMNBR in July of 2018. She recently graduated from Emerson College with a degree in journalism. As the Communications Coordinator Julia manages The GMNBR brand, all marketing communications, creates and disseminates the weekly newsletter, and aids in Communications Committee work. When she is not at work, she enjoys spending time with friends, shopping and spending time at the beach. Contact Julia at


Samantha Hoy, Office Administrator


Sam joined GMNBR in March of 2019. Her role as Office Administrator involves a variety of duties to support the Board and its membership, including operations and event organization and management,  as well as administrative processing in accordance with local, state and national guidelines. Samantha is a resident of Hooksett, where she also grew up. She enjoys reading, the outdoors and spending time with her friends and family. Contact Sam at