Great Brook Faculty

Christopher Rousseau, NRAEMT

Agency Director, President, CEO, Board Chair

Christopher established Great Brook Academy in 1995 and has been full time in emergency services for over 20 years.  He brings years of knowledge and experience to the Academy.  His skills also include firefighting with a municipal department, and Ski Patrolling.

Debra Boyll, NRAEMT, NH I/C

Instructor, Board Member

Debra has been with Great Brook Academy for more than 4 years.  She is instrumental in day to day operations and coordinates the administrative backbone of the institution.  Debra is a NH licensed Instructor Coordinator with the Bureau of Emergency Medical Services.  Her skills also include service as a firefighter with a local municipal department.

Brian Rousseau, NRAEMT

Vice President, Instructor, IT and Support, Board Member

Brian has been with Great Brook for over 3 years and provides IT and technical support for the organization.  He has several years of pre-hospital EMS experience as well as Ski Patrol and Ski Instructor certification where he specialized in adaptive skier programming.  Brian’s skills also have him serving with a municipal fire department.

David Bessey, NREMT

Instructor, Board Member

David has been involved with EMS for several years, first in NY and now practicing here in NH.  He brings a wealth of knowledge and skill sets to Great Brook Academy and came into employment with the Academy soon after graduating from one of our certificate programs.  He coordinates our Public Safety EMS programs both on and off campus.

Lisa Rousseau

Marketing Director, Board Member

Lisa joined the Great Brook organization over a year ago and since that time has brought a new dimension and  direction to our marketing efforts.  Lisa works to keep our organization mainstream with our students and facilitates our scholarship and grant funding programs.

Dr. Phillip Cate Huckins

Board Member

Dr. Huckins joined the Great Brook Academy Board of Directors upon his retirement from New England College where he was a full professor of education.  Dr. Huckins has a passion for education and helps to oversee and advise on Great Brook’s curriculum delivery and educational philosophies.

Louise Modini

Board Member

Louise joined the Great Brook Academy Board of Directors in 2020. She is a registered nurse and recently became a legal nurse consultant.  She brings years of experience in the medical field and knowledge in analyzing medical records and risk management.  As a Basic Life Support (BLS) Instructor for over 10 years, she assists in teaching BLS classes at Great Brook Academy.

Thomas Modini

Instructor, Board Member

Tom has been with Great Brook Academy since 2018 as a former student and currently as an EMS Instructor.  He has nearly 41 years of experience in the medical field as a combat medic, registered nurse, EMT and ski patroller/instructor.  He is currently an emergency room nurse and a firefighter with a municipal fire department. Tom is a decorated retired Veteran of the U.S. Army and Veterans Administration. Tom’s commitment to education is demonstrated by his own is a lifelong learner as he is currently in a paramedic program.