Board of Directors
Michael P. Duggan
Director / President / Founder
Michael has supervised and managed in the government and private sectors during his career for over three decades. After witnessing the deployment of Operation Noble Eagle which mobilized thousands of National Guard and reserve personnel to perform security missions on U.S. military installations, airports and other potential targets to the homeland such as bridges, power plants, and port facilities shortly after 9/11 inspired Michael to do more for his country.
Michael has worked for the last fifteen years in the Behavioral Detection and Analysis Division for the Transportation Security Administration under the Department Of Homeland Security helping to protect and mitigate threats against our nation's transportation infrastructure shortly after the attacks on September 11, 2001.
Michael’s passion for supporting our military has evolved over many years of working with veterans and witnessing the sacrifices our brave men, women, and families have made on behalf of the United States. During his years of federal service and watching the impact that the war on terror has had on our nation’s military Michael believes that if you are a veteran, active service member or military family in need of medical attention you should never pay any out-of-pocket costs for health care.
Michael has been married for over twenty-eight years to his high school sweetheart Christine and blessed with two wonderful children Jacqueline (23) and Joseph (19) living south of Boston near Cape Cod and the Islands.
"The Medic Now Foundation exists to say thank you for making the commitment and sacrifice on behalf of our great nation" - Michael P. Duggan
Director / Secretary
Debra graduated from the Massachusetts Maritime Academy (MMA) that was founded in 1891 and ranked as one of the best maritime academies in the country by U.S. News and World Report in 2018.
Debra embraced the academies slogan of "Discipline, Knowledge and Leadership" graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree in Facilities Engineering (FENG) learning engineering, management, and operations of large power plants.
Debra has grown up in a military family with her older brother and sister-in-law both serving in the armed forces. She has witnessed first-hand the sacrifices that couples in the military make on behalf of their country every day.
Debra cannot imagine any military service member struggling to pay for the out-of-pocket cost for health care and considers it an honors to service as Secretary on the board for the Medic Now Foundation.
Director / Media Liaison
Nick Morganelli has a recognizable face appearing on every network and in every New England state during his professional career, and has over 35 years’ experience as a seasoned broadcast meteorologist. Nick’s polished journalism skills include weather producer, video editor, emcee, and public speaker. He was also a contributor to his station receiving a New England Emmy Award as a team member writer and editor for “The New England Hurricane”. He was also named Best TV Personality by The MA Broadcasters Association. Educated with a bachelor’s degree in meteorology from Lyndon State College, VT, Nick also loves to teach!
He was a college adjunct meteorology professor and has also visited over three hundred K-12 classrooms as well as presenting at numerous conferences. He currently reports for Catholic Communications Corporation in Springfield, MA, owns a successful nutrition business, and is working occasionally at the ABC affiliate in Rhode Island as a free-lance weather anchor.
Married in 1998 to his bride Jeanne, a registered nurse, they have raised four homeschooled children. Active in his current home city of Westfield, MA, Nick has served several years as a City Councilor. His free time is spent volunteering through church or community activities. He also sings bass-baritone in a summer band and for his church.
His father was a USAF Korean War veteran and Nick says he is honored and blessed at the opportunity to serve our military families and veterans by networking with the media as a founding board member. “I love that I can give back in this way” he said.
Director / Social Impact and Sustainability Liaison
Jessica Cruzatti-Flavius is an attorney licensed in Massachusetts. She focuses the majority of her efforts on anti-trafficking of persons, human rights, and immigration matters. She has over seven years of experience serving the public in various roles, working for both state government and non-governmental organizations. Grateful for the service of our veterans, she hopes that her contribution to the Medic Now Foundation will help tend to the wounded's out-of-pocket expenses.