ABOUT BURN SURVIVORS OF NEW ENGLAND

OUR PURPOSE.

BSONE is a non-profit organization formed and operated exclusively for the charitable, educational and financial support and mentorship for burn survivors and their families, with a primary commitment to the New England region. BSONE is committed to....

Empowering and supporting burn survivors and their families as they build active and engaged lifestyles.

Aiding and supporting the recovery of burn survivors and their families through mentorship in recovery and by soliciting, raising and distributing funds for emotional and financial support of their recovery.

Providing financial support including, but not limited to, funding participation in the Phoenix Society World Burn Congress.

Providing emotional support and information by creating and sustaining support groups for burn survivors and their families.

Providing continuing advocacy of laws and policies that help burn survivors and their families in their recovery process.

Conducting other such activities and programs in futherance of the foregoing purposes as may be carried out by a corporation under Chapter 180 of the general laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and described in Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. 

OUR TEAM.

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Meet BSONE's Intern

DIANA TENNEY 

President, Burn Survivor

GEORGE PESSOTTI

President Emeritus, Burn Survivor

DAVID VOGEL

President Emeritus, Burn Survivor

GABRIELLE O'NEILL

Secretary

COREY STARKE

Treasurer

ELAINE DEVINE

Board Member, Burn Survivor

JERRY LAPERRIERE

Board Member, Burn Survivor

LEWIS KAZIS

Board Member, Boston University

TIMOTHY LYNCH

Board Member, Swartz & Lynch

JEFFREY SCHNEIDER

Board Member, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital

ERIN BERTAGNOLLI

Board Member, Brigham & Women's Hospital

SHAWNA FRASER

Board Member, Fraser Engineer & Survivor Family Member

MYLENE LARSEN

Board Member, Burn Survivor

CLAIRE O'CONNELL

Board Member

Dennis Costin

President,  Boston Firefighters Burn Foundation

 

Pam comes to us from Lesley University prompted by her participation with the BSONE Peer Support Group, BFFBF Jingle Bell Ball and a"Movement as Therapy" session at PWBC 2019. She is diligently working on Social Connections, this website and learning about how she can help Burn Survivors with complementary therapies such as Movement as Therapy and other artistic forms of emotional therapies.  She is willing to do one-on-one or group sessions.  Pamela Caira founded Step By Step, Inc. in 1996 with a desire to share the unique ability dance has to awaken the mind, body, and soul. She holds an Associates of Arts Degree from Dean Junior College in dance, and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Expressive Arts Therapy from Lesley University. She is currently in her postgraduate education earning her master’s degree as a Clinical Mental Health Counselor, Dance Movement Therapist. Pamela continues to engage in the classroom teaching and mentoring her students and staff. She is an active participant in the local community serving as an advocate for many grassroots organizations. In 2003, she directed and produced the studio’s first Winter Benefit Gala. Over a decade later, her fundraising success has helped many worthy causes. She is extremely passionate about her philanthropic work and is currently a counseling graduate intern for the Burn Survivors of New England (BSONE) and supporting causes that foster personal growth and transformation in burn survivor recovery.   

OUR PARTNERS.

BSONE is thankful for the generous support of our medical and corporate sponsors and contributors. 

 

Stephen Huggard

Charitable Lodge

The Lewis Kazis Family

George and Joanne Pessotti

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