J. Thomas Amick

Tom Amick has worked in Human Services for 44 years. His career in human services is comprised of work in West Virginia, Pennsylvania and Massachusetts. He has worked in all aspects of supported work and competitive job placement, counseling, grant writing, community outreach, program development, staff training and supervision, and management.

Tom’s educational background includes a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and a Master of Science Degree in Rehabilitation Counseling, both are from West Virginia University.

His leisure time is spent attending his grandsons and granddaughters sports activities, playing golf, and bass fishing. His interests also include painting in watercolors and oil, photography, woodworking, and College and NFL football.

Jim Piotrowski

Jim Piotrowski joined Life-Skills, Inc. as Director of Human Resources in 2022.  He has over 20 years of Human Resources experience with both For Profit and Not for Profit companies.

In addition to working in a Human Resources capacity for Not for Profit agencies, prior to joining Life-Skills, Inc., Jim worked for 11 years as a Direct Care Worker and Manager in Human Services agencies in CT and MA.

Jim earned his Masters of Arts Degree in Human Resources Management from Framingham State College and Bachelors of Arts Degree in Psychology from Southern Connecticut State University.


Roxanne Melanson

Roxanne Melanson joined Life-Skills, Inc. in 2005 in a direct care staff position.  Roxanne worked in the human service field for many years in long term care facilities prior to working for Life-Skills, Inc.

After working as direct care staff for approximately two years, Roxanne was promoted to Case Manager, a position she held for ten years, working in all of the north central day programs.  In 2017, Roxanne was promoted to Program Manager of the Greenfield Day Hab program, and in 2022 accepted the position of Director of Day Habilitation for north and south central locations.

Roxanne earned her Associates Degree in Human Services from Mount Wachusett Community College and is looking forward to continuing with her formal educational training.