Concord, NH (PRESS RELEASE) – The New Hampshire Charitable Foundation Board of Directors recently welcomed two new members: JerriAnne Boggis, executive director of the Black Heritage Trail of New Hampshire, and Joseph Morone, past president and CEO of Albany International Corporation.
The Charitable Foundation’s Board of Directors is the governing board for the statewide nonprofit, overseeing grantmaking, finances, stewardship of philanthropic resources and Foundation initiatives. The board’s 14 members are leaders with substantial experience and accomplishments in the public, private and nonprofit sectors in New Hampshire.
JerriAnne Boggis is the executive director of the Black Heritage Trail of New Hampshire, the founder and director of The Harriet Wilson Project, and the previous director of diversity programs and community outreach at the University of New Hampshire.
Boggis was named one of 25 Extraordinary Women of Southern New Hampshire by the Nashua Telegraph in 2015; named the 2017 Freedom Fighter by Seacoast NAACP; and in 2015, she was named one of the 40 most influential New Hampshirites by New Hampshire Humanities.
Boggis also serves on the advisory board of the New Hampshire chapter of the U.S. Civil Rights Commission and on the University of New Hampshire’s Commission on the Status of People of Color.
Joseph Morone is the recently retired president and CEO of Albany International Corporation in Rochester. Albany International was one of the first businesses to help support the Charitable Foundation’s efforts to create more affordable and accessible pathways to good careers for New Hampshire students, as part of the Foundation’s New Hampshire Tomorrow initiative to increase opportunities for New Hampshire youth.
Morone served as president of Bentley University from 1997 to 2005 and was a professor at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He also served as a senior policy analyst at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy.
The New Hampshire Charitable Foundation is New Hampshire’s statewide community foundation, founded in 1962 by and for the people of New Hampshire. The Foundation manages a growing collection of 2,000 funds created by generous individuals, families and businesses, and awards more than $40 million in grants and scholarships every year. The Foundation works with generous and visionary citizens to maximize the power of their giving, supports great work happening in our communities and leads and collaborates on high-impact initiatives. For more information, please visit www.nhcf.org or call 603-225-6641.