Sarah Mattson Dustin is the executive director of New Hampshire Legal Assistance (NHLA), a statewide nonprofit law firm providing civil legal aid to people with low income and older adults from offices in Concord, Manchester, Portsmouth, Claremont, and Berlin. Sarah has been with NHLA for about 14 years in total, working first as a staff attorney and Skadden Fellow and later overseeing the organization’s legislative and regulatory advocacy. She took the helm as executive director in 2018. Sarah also serves on the Board of Directors for Merrimack County Savings Bank and chairs the Board of Trustees for the Hopkinton Public Schools Foundation. She earned her undergraduate and law degrees at Harvard.
Sarah is a lifelong Granite Stater hailing from the Lakes Region and now lives with her husband and two children in Contoocook.