Nancy Roberts, RN, MSN
President & Chief Executive Officer
VNA of Care New England
Nancy Roberts is President and Chief Executive Officer of VNA of Care New England, a Medicare-certified, community-based home health agency, and HealthTouch, a private duty home care agency, both located in Rhode Island. More than10,000 patients are visited annually by the organization's 300 staff members. Both agencies are accredited by The Joint Commission.
In 1988, Ms. Roberts successfully negotiated an affiliation agreement between the VNA and Care New England Health System, a major healthcare system in Rhode Island. Since then she has been instrumental in the formation of VNA of Care New England, where she currently serves as President and CEO.
Ms. Roberts served as a consultant to the Rhode Island Department of Health and was instrumental in the development of a statewide MCH and Family Support home-visiting program. This program is nationally recognized as a model program.
Ms. Roberts serves as a trustee and officer of numerous community and professional organizations. These include Corporator of Women and Infants Hospital, Butler Hospital Corporation Member, Board of Incorporators of Kent Hospital, Newton Nurse Scholarship Committee and Rhode Island Public Health Foundation. Additionally, she has served as Chairperson of the VNA of America (VNAA) Board of Directors and the Education Committee, and currently holds the position of Chairperson of the Executive Committee and the Bylaws Committee.