Board of Directors
Executive Director, Psy.D., MBA
Dr. Gaulin is a psychologist with a specialization in health psychology who has seventeen years of experience in the Greater Boston area. She has worked in hospital inpatient and outpatient settings, community mental health and school settings working with children and adults. Dr. Gaulin received clinical training at The Wellness Community–Greater Boston, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute – Jimmy Fund Clinic and Boston Children’s Hospital. She became a group facilitator at The Wellness Community of Greater Boston after graduation. She currently works as the Executive Director of Facing Cancer Together, Inc. where she is also Clinical Director. Prior to entering the field of psychology, Dr. Gaulin pursued a 20-year career in business in the financial services sector in Boston and New York City.
President, Retired, Educator
Jacqueline Harris is a native Bostonian and a retired Boston Public Schools teacher. She now works as a private tutor and writing coach, and, to feed her spirit, designs and sells custom handbags.
After a breast cancer diagnosis and treatment, she became and continues to be a grateful recipient of the supportive and healing services of Facing Cancer Together.
Treasurer, AVP Sales and Service Manager, Cambridge Savings Bank
Justin Doyle graduated with degrees in Business Management and Management Information Systems from the University of Massachusetts Lowell; currently pursuing a Masters in Finance. He operates as a Sales and Service Manager in the Newtonville office. In addition to his primary position at Cambridge Savings, Justin is the leader of the Cambridge Savings “Street Team” which lends a hand at non-profit events in surrounding communities. Having been touched by cancer through the battles fought by family members, Justin has been involved with volunteering and organizing fundraising for the last 10 years to help people living with cancer.
Leslie Martin, MD
Dr. Leslie Martin is a retired medical oncologist. She received her BA from Brown University and her MD from Tufts University School of Medicine. She was Assistant Professor of Medicine at Tufts. She worked at St. Elizabeth's Medical Center and Dana Farber Cancer Institute for 40 years and had a special interest in caring for women with breast cancer and in palliative care. She was committed to compassionate patient care and to teaching and mentoring of young physicians throughout her career. Dr. Martin also served as a hospice medical director for almost 30 years.
Charles Bloche is a consultant specializing in database development, business intelligence and predictive analytics for marketing and nonprofit fundraising. He is a graduate of Harvard University. His late wife was a devoted attendee of the FCT writing group through the course of her illness. He eventually found his way to the bereavement group, and still gets together regularly with the friends he met there four years ago. Serving on the board is his chance to express the appreciation and gratitude he will always have for the people of FCT.
Oncology Nurse Practitioner
Allison is an oncology nurse practitioner who specializes in the care of women with gynecologic cancers throughout the trajectory of their disease. In 2008, she was named the “Nurse Practitioner of the Year” in Massachusetts by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She is deeply committed to palliative care and was a founding member of an initiative to educate and support hospice nurses in Romania. Allison is a lecturer in women’s health at Simmons College. She received dual masters in Nursing and Public Health from Simmons College and Harvard University respectively. She is a women’s health advocate; she chaired the Board of Directors of Peace at Home, a non-profit organization committed to educating communities about family violence from a human rights perspective.
Stuart Schneller, MD
Dr. Schneller is an arthritis specialist and has been in private practice for 31 years at the Bone and Joint Center at Steward-St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center of Boston and is the Chief of the Division of Rheumatology. He also serves on the hospital’s Medical Executive Committee and is a clinical assistant professor of medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine.