Shannon Swett, MSW
Vice President of Public Health
Shannon Swett serves as the Vice President of Public Health for Granite United Way. In this role, Shannon serves as contract administrator for 3 out of the 13 Public Health Networks in NH, including the Capital Area Public Health Network, the Carroll County Coalition for Public Health, and the South Central Public Health Network. Bresaw also oversees public health efforts and initiatives supported by Granite United Way, and works to align these efforts with existing collaborations, partnerships, and Community Health Improvement Plans. In addition, Shannon provides overall leadership and development to statewide public health efforts on behalf of Granite United Way, with a particular focus on NH’s current opioid crisis.
Shannon received her Master of Social Work Degree in 2004 from the University of New Hampshire, with a concentration in community and administrative practice. She has worked in the field of public health and substance misuse prevention since 2004 and has provided oversight of numerous federal grants, state contracts and other awards. She has been with Granite United Way since 2007. Shannon can be reached by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at (603) 224-2595 x301.
Sam Durfee, MSW
Director of Public Health
Sam Durfee serves as the Director for the Capital Area Public Health Network. She provides overall cordination and support to the public health strategies and scopes of work delivered through the Regional Public Health Network.
Sam received her Master of Social Work degree in 2017 from the University of New Hampshire, and has been with Granite United Way since 2016. Sam can be reached by email at email@example.com or by phone at (603)-224-2595, ext. 307.
Substance Use and Behavioral Health Coordinator
Vanessa Healy serves as the Substance Use and Behavioral Health Coordinator for Granite United Way. She acts as a liaison between agencies that provide services for substance use disorder in the community and NH 211, which is an initiative of Granite United Way. Vanessa also facilitates the Garrett Lee Smith Implementation Team in the Capital Area for youth suicide prevention. Her educational background includes an Associate of Arts in Paralegal Studies from Hesser College, and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Southern New Hampshire University. She has been with Granite United Way since 2019. Vanessa can be reached by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at (603) 224-2595 x310.