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Community Bridges Names Richard Royse as Executive Director, Succeeding Roy Gerstenberger

Community Bridges, a leading non-profit organization committed to advancing the integration, growth and interdependence of people with disabilities within their home communities, today named Richard Royse as its new executive director effective November 2, 2015. Previously executive director of Northern California InAlliance, Royse comes to Community Bridges with three decades of leadership experience in organizations serving people affected by disabilities.
Posted on: October 28, 2015
Topics: Staff Changes | Something New

HNH Foundation Names Gail Garceau of Bedford, NH as New President

Gail M. Garceau of Bedford, NH has been named the new President of the HNH Foundation.
Posted on: October 16, 2015
Topics: Staff Changes

Currier Museum of Art's CEO Announces June Retirement

Susan Strickler, director and CEO of the Currier Museum of Art, has announced she is retiring in June.
Posted on: October 6, 2015
Topics: Staff Changes

Endowment for Health Names Sue Fulton as Chief Financial Officer

Sue Fulton has been appointed Chief Financial Officer at the Endowment for Health, New Hampshire’s largest health foundation. Fulton, who has been with the foundation since its inception, has served the organization in progressively responsible positions.
Posted on: October 6, 2015
Topics: Staff Changes | Something New

Donald Shumway, Crotched Mountain CEO, To Retire

Another longtime New Hampshire advocate for people with disabilities is retiring. The Crotched Mountain Foundation announced Friday CEO and President Donald Shumway would step down early next year. In a statement, he said "After decades of focusing on all families, it is long overdue that I focus on being present in the lives of those I love."
Posted on: September 28, 2015
Topics: Staff Changes | Something New

Dr. Yvonne Goldsberry Appointed Endowment for Health President

The Endowment for Health Board of Directors voted unanimously to appoint Yvonne Goldsberry, PhD, MPH, MSUP, as the foundation’s next president, effective September 15.
Posted on: August 21, 2015
Topics: Staff Changes | Something New

Library Director Appointed at the New Hampahire Historical Society

Bill Dunlap, president of the New Hampshire Historical Society, is pleased to announce that Sarah Galligan, a member of the Society's staff since October 2013, has been promoted to the position of library director.
Posted on: June 30, 2015
Topics: Staff Changes | Something New

NH Center for Nonprofits Continues CEO Search, Hires Experienced Interim CEO

The NH Center for Nonprofits has hired Mike Ostrowski, recently retired President & CEO of Child and Family Services of NH and former Center board member, to serve as Interim CEO while the board continues its search for a permanent replacement. Ostrowski succeeds Mary Ellen Jackson, who served as the Center's Executive Director for the past decade.
Posted on: June 1, 2015
Topics: Staff Changes

Marjorie Droppa, PhD, Named Full Time Project Director for Impact Monadnock Early Childhood Development Initiative

The Board of Directors of Impact Monadnock has named Marjorie Droppa, PhD, the Project Director for a new Collective Impact initiative focusing on early childhood development in the Monadnock Region. 
Posted on: May 27, 2015
Topics: Staff Changes | Something New

Seasoned Leader Announces Retirement

The President and CEO of the New Hampshire Association for the Blind, George Theriault, has announced his plans to retire at the end of 2015.  The work of the Association has been a passion of Mr. Theriault’s for nearly 35 years.  Beginning as the agency’s first Director of Development, Mr. Theriault was responsible for many successful annual and capital campaigns that helped ensure the ongoing success of the Association. In 1996 the Board of Directors appointed Mr. Theriault to the role of President and CEO.  Throughout his tenure Mr. Theriault has worked tirelessly to advance the mission of the New Hampshire Association for the Blind.
Posted on: May 12, 2015
Topics: Staff Changes

Tri-County Community Action Plans Transition

The CEO of Tri-County Community Action announced today that he will be stepping down in February of 2016.
Posted on: March 18, 2015
Topics: Staff Changes

Program for Families with a Chronically Ill Child Gets New Coordinator

Kerry Murchie has joined Families First Health & Support Center as coordinator of Partners in Health, a program for families who have a child with a chronic illness.
Posted on: March 12, 2015
Topics: Staff Changes | Something New

Marjorie Droppa, PhD Joins Monadnock United Way as Interim Program Director for New Early Childhood Development Initiative

Marjorie Droppa, PhD, has been hired as the Interim Program Director for a new Collective Impact initiative focusing on early childhood development in the Monadnock Region. Recently, Impact Monadnock, a local non-profit organization, chose Monadnock United Way (MUW) in partnership with Spark NH to lead this new initiative. 
Posted on: March 11, 2015
Topics: Collaboration | Staff Changes | Something New

Former Speaker of the NH House, Terie Norelli, Appointed President and CEO of the New Hampshire Women's Foundation

The New Hampshire Women’s Foundation announced the appointment of Terie Norelli, former Speaker of the NH House of Representatives, as the organization’s new President and CEO. Norelli, who served as New Hampshire’s first female Democratic Speaker of the House for three terms from 2007–2014, started her new role today with the Concord-based organization.
Posted on: February 20, 2015
Topics: Staff Changes

Attorney Kathryn Cox Joining NHLA

New Hampshire Legal Assistance (NHLA) is pleased to announce the recent hire of Kathryn Cox as a staff attorney at the NHLA Manchester office. NHLA staff and board members conducted an extensive search for this position and were impressed with Cox’s experience and passion for helping low-income clients find equal justice before the law.
Posted on: February 17, 2015
Topics: Staff Changes | Something New

New Hampshire Legal Assistance Hires Communications and Outreach Manager

New Hampshire Legal Assistance (NHLA) and the Campaign for Legal Services (CLS) are pleased to announce the recent hire of Sarah Palermo of Concord as Communications & Outreach Manager.
Posted on: January 29, 2015
Topics: Staff Changes | Something New

New Futures Names Kate Frey as Advocacy Director

After eleven years as the Policy Administrator / Legislative Liaison at the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) – Division of Public Health Services, Kate Frey will become the Advocacy Director at New Futures. Kate has also served as the Coordinator for the State Children’s Health Insurance Program at DHHS and as Executive Director of the State of New Hampshire Commission on the Status of Women.
Posted on: January 26, 2015
Topics: Staff Changes | Something New

Dr. Yvonne Goldsberry Joins Endowment for Health as Vice President for Programs

The Endowment for Health is pleased to welcome Yvonne Goldsberry, PhD, MPH, MSUP, as the foundation’s Vice President for Programs.  For more than a decade, Dr. Goldsberry has been engaged in New Hampshire’s public and private sector health environments.  She brings more than 25 years of experience in health policy and planning, as well as strong knowledge of the major social and economic influences on the health of vulnerable populations.  Dr. Goldsberry will be joining the Endowment in early December.
Posted on: November 6, 2014
Topics: Staff Changes | Something New

Exciting Plans for the Women’s Fund of New Hampshire and the New Hampshire Women’s Initiative

The Women’s Fund of New Hampshire and New Hampshire Women’s Initiative are pleased to share they plan to merge the two organizations by the end of 2014. With nearly 100 years of shared history, the united organization will be stronger in its shared mission: to promote opportunity and equality for women and girls through research, education, grant-making, and advocacy.
Posted on: August 1, 2014
Topics: Expansion | Staff Changes | Something New

Cheryle Pacapelli Named Executive Director of Hope for New Hampshire Recovery

As a person in recovery from alcohol and other drugs for more than 25 years, Cheryle Pacapelli brings her lived recovery experience to her new role as Executive Director of Hope. Pacapelli has a ten-year background in nonprofit and program management. In the eight years she worked at Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery, she coordinated recovery walks with over 2,000 in attendance, held 375 events, and provided oversight for a broad network of volunteers. She is expected to assume her position by September 1st and will be located at New Futures.
Posted on: July 25, 2014
Topics: Staff Changes


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