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Marjorie Droppa, PhD Joins Monadnock United Way as Interim Program Director for New Early Childhood Development Initiative

Marjorie Droppa, PhD, has been hired as the Interim Program Director for a new Collective Impact initiative focusing on early childhood development in the Monadnock Region. Recently, Impact Monadnock, a local non-profit organization, chose Monadnock United Way (MUW) in partnership with Spark NH to lead this new initiative. 

Dr. Droppa will work closely with MUW and Spark NH to build a coalition of support in the community. Her initial priorities will be establishing an infrastructure to provide leadership, funding and resources, and creating an action plan that can sustain the long-term viability of the early childhood initiative. The initiative targets all children in the region from birth to age 5 and their families. Funding for this initiative is provided through grants secured by Impact Monadnock.

Dr. Droppa is a former Assistant Professor of Health Science at Keene State College specializing in health promotion and community health. She has research expertise and scholarly publications in the health and wellness fields and developed a new survey tool to assess risky health behaviors among young adults. Prior to Keene State College, Dr. Droppa was a faculty member at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi (TAMUCC); an Assistant Director of Wellness Programming at TAMUCC; and a newspaper journalist in the UK, the Persian Gulf and the US. Dr Droppa moved to Keene in 2010 and has been involved in a variety of community organizations including the Keene Family YMCA, Healthy Monadnock 2020, and the Keene Board of Education.

For more information, to share ideas, or to schedule a visit from Dr. Droppa to talk about the early childhood initiative, please email her at marj@muw.org or call 603-352-4209.

About Monadnock United Way
Founded in 1952, Monadnock United Way is a volunteer organization dedicated to increasing the organized capacity of people to care for one another. Monadnock United Way is dedicated to improving lives by mobilizing diverse partners and investing in programs and people to create long-lasting measurable change. Monadnock United Way serves 36 towns in all of Cheshire and Western Hillsborough counties. For more information on volunteering and how to make a donation, please call 603-352-4209; visit our website at www.muw.org. Monadnock United Way can also be found on Facebook at www.facebook.com/MonadnockUnitedWay, Twitter at www.twitter.com/monadnockuw, and on YouTube at www.youtube.com/user/monadnockunitedway.

About Spark NH 
Spark NH is an early childhood advisory council created to promote a comprehensive system of early childhood programs and services in New Hampshire. Spark NH is dedicated to improving the lives of young children and their families. Spark NH’s Mission is to provide leadership that promotes a comprehensive, coordinated, sustainable early childhood system that achieves positive outcomes for young children and families, investing in a solid future for the Granite state. For more information on Spark NH, visit http://sparknh.com.

About Impact Monadnock
Impact Monadnock, a local non-profit organization focused on using a Collective Impact approach to achieve meaningful and sustainable social change in the Monadnock Region. For more information on Impact Monadnock, visit http://impactmonadnock.org.

Posted on: March 11, 2015
Topics: Collaboration | Staff Changes | Something New

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