Two join United Way Board
Kenneth “Ken” Jue and Ashok Bahl has joined Monadnock United Way’s Board of Directors. Jue began his career in mental health at a community mental health center in Colorado in 1971, and in 1978 joined the staff of Monadnock Family Services, becoming its chief executive officer in 1998. Jue retired from MFS in 2010 as CEO, and started his consulting business, Ken Jue & Associates.
An accomplished consultant, Jue is committed to creating conditions that will improve the well-being and longevity of people experiencing mental illness. Jue has consulted with businesses, government agencies and communities in the U.S., Asia, the Pacific Rim, Europe and South America.
Jue received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Trinity College, and Masters in Social Services Administration from Case-Western Reserve University. Following completion of his graduate-level education, Jue served as commissioned officer in the U.S. Public Health Service and the U.S. Bureau of Prisons.
With a career spanning more than 40 years in mental health services, Jue was recognized by Keene State College with the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Human Letters in 2007. In 2003 while CEO of MFS, he developed the award-winning program InSHAPE to address the crisis of lifespan disparity for persons experiencing a serious mental illness.
Jue is the program steward and consultant for InSHAPE. He has served on and continues to serve on boards of directors of nonprofit organizations, foundations and state commissions. Jue resides in Keene with his wife, Carol.
Bahl is senior manager for vendor and transportation supply chain at C&S Wholesale Grocers in Keene.
Bahl has been with C&S since 2006. He received his undergraduate degree from Suny Albany, N.Y., and graduated from the University of Connecticut MBA program in 2006 with a dual concentration in supply chain management and marketing. Bahl currently serves on the Allocations Committee for Monadnock United Way and has been on the board of The Community Kitchen since 2010.
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 352-4209 or see www.muw.org.