MLAltherMDS is pleased to introduce Marylouise Alther, who will be serving as Family Education and Support Coordinator for MDS. This is a new position that will focus on the families and individuals supported by MDS. Family Education & Support Coordination supports legislative and advocacy efforts for families and individuals who are served by Monadnock Developmental Services and the Region V MDS Family Council.

Marylouise will be reaching out to families in our region in coming months. Her role at MDS is to:
* Build relationships with MDS individuals, families and legislators.
* Keep track of legislation that directly affects MDS families.
* Share legislative and other advocacy information with families.
* Meet with legislators to:
                   * Encourage them to learn more about MDS and other organizations who support people with disabilities.
                   * Show legislators how their decisions affect our families.
Marylouise lives in Keene with her husband, her grandson and two cats. Previously she was Director of Volunteers at Cheshire Medical Center and Director of Volunteers for Hospice of Cheshire County. Marylouise looks forward to meeting with you!

Contact:
Marylouise Alther
Family Education & Support Coordinator
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603-352-1304 ext 247 or 603-313-8693
MDS, 121 Railroad St, Keene NH 03431