Friends Program Board Welcomes New Trustees (Oct 2015)

Friends Program Board Welcomes New Trustees

CONCORD - The Friends Program, a Concord-based nonprofit that recruits volunteers to meet community needs, welcomes four new members to its Board of Trustees.

Jessica Chabot of Manchester is Vice President, Client Services at Millennium Integrated Marketing. Jessica is a 2007 graduate of Emerson College where she earned a degree in communications studies. Upon graduation, she was hired by Millennium where she develops and executes public relations strategies and helps clients employ electronic communication tools such as social media, search engine optimization, and e-mail marketing.

Friedrich “Fritz” Moeckel of Concord is an attorney with Tarbell & Brodich Professional Association. He holds a B.A. from Arizona State University and a J.D. from the UNH School of Law; Bar Admissions include New Hampshire and Massachusetts State and Federal District Courts. Moeckel also was an adjunct at UNH for a year and a half. Hailing from Bethesda, Md., Moeckel devotes his free time to outdoor activities.

Merrie Beth Moore is a resident of Hopkinton and has been a school social worker since 1997 in the Kearsarge School District. Her work as a therapist has included serving as a counselor at Cornerstone in Concord, Associates for Psychotherapy of Wickford (R.I.), and Project HOPE in Grenada. Beth earned a Master of Social Work degree from Columbia, an M.A. in Psychology from New York University, and a B.A. in the same field from Wheaton College. She is licensed as a Certified Independent Social Worker in R.I. and N.H.

Founded in 1975, the Friends Program is celebrating 40 years of service. The non-profit organization strives to strengthen communities by building relationships that encourage community service and restore faith in the human spirit. The Friends Program accomplishes this through Four Programs that mentor at-risk youth, shelter homeless families, and provide opportunities for seniors to actively contribute to the community. To learn more about the Friends Program, visit or call executive director Jerry Madden at 228-7603.