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24 community leaders join Foundation's eight regional advisor boards

CONCORD, NH (PRESS RELEASE) – The New Hampshire Charitable Foundation has appointed 24 new members to its regional advisory boards.

The Foundation’s eight regional advisory boards — Capital, Lakes, Manchester, Monadnock, Nashua, North Country, Piscataqua and Upper Valley — are comprised of local residents who provide guidance and counsel to staff and the board of directors on local and statewide issues and inform Foundation grantmaking programs.

Each regional advisory board member is elected to a three-year term. Current membership across the eight regional advisory boards totals 115 members.

Capital Region

Elise H. Salek of Concord is an attorney at Sulloway & Hollis, PLLC and leads its private clients group and tax, trusts and estates group in Concord, NH.

Kelli D’Amore of Deerfield is director of nonprofit practice at Nathan Wechsler & Company, P.A., an accounting and tax firm with offices in Concord and Lebanon, NH.

Bill A. Glahn of Concord is an attorney at McLane, Graf, Raulerson & Middleton in Manchester, NH. and is chair of its business litigation practice group.

Lakes Region

James R. Clements of Grantham is the CEO of Spaulding Youth Center, an intensive therapeutic treatment center for children with neurological, emotional and behavior challenges located in Northfield, NH.

Manchester Region

Sarah S. Ambrogi of Manchester is the founding attorney of Ambrogi Law Office in Manchester, NH and is an elected member of the City of Manchester’s School Board.

Daniel J. Norris of Salem is an attorney at McLane, Graf, Raulerson & Middleton in Manchester, NH, chair of its corporate department and is a member of the firm’s management committee.

Michael F. Reed of Manchester is president of Stebbins Commercial Properties, Inc., an independent commercial real estate brokerage firm in Manchester, NH.

Robin Young of Windham is president and owner of Northstar Financial Planning, Inc., a New Hampshire based wealth management firm in Windham, NH.

Monadnock Region

Gina Goff of Sharon is senior director of community involvement at C&S Wholesale Grocers in Keene, NH, the largest wholesale grocery supply company in the United States.

Audrey M. White of Peterborough has worked in development and philanthropy for several Monadnock region health care organizations. She currently serves as a mentor for the Hoffman-Haas Fellowship, a corporator at the 1833 Society, a member of the advisory committee at the River Center and a member of the philanthropy committee at the Monadnock Community Hospital.

Nashua Region

Steve Beals of Hudson is the principal of Alvirne High School in Hudson, NH.

Alexander S. Buchanan of Nashua is the founding attorney of Alexander S. Buchanan, PLLC in Nashua, NH.

David Heath of Nashua is a shareholder and tax director at Melanson Health Accountants and Auditors in Nashua, NH.

Latha Mangipudi of Nashua is a speech language pathologist with Interim Healthcare and is a member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives.

North Country

Rick Kelley of Lincoln is president and general manager of Loon Mountain Resort in Lincoln, NH.

Anthony Ruddy of Jackson is an independent consultant in product design and assembly automation with ALM Automation, LLC.

Brenda Tibbetts of Columbia is a retired public servant after working as clerk in the New Hampshire District Court System for 24 years.

Susan Wyman of Dummer is a retired high school math teacher who worked in the Berlin and Gorham schools for nearly three decades.

Piscataqua Region

Eric Gregg of Portsmouth is the founder and principal of Four Tree Island Advisory, LLC, which provides customized investment advisory services to individuals and institutions in Portsmouth, NH.

Stephen Martineau of Rochester is the executive director of Friends Forever, a nonprofit that builds relationships among international students in Durham, NH.

Shawn McGowan of Newfields is president and CEO of Scribe Software, an established global provider of data integration solutions in Manchester, NH.

Andrea Sennott of Hampton Falls is an attorney and partner at the firm Robinson, Boesch, Sennott & Masse, PA in Portsmouth, NH.

Upper Valley

Anne D. MacEwan of Lebanon is manager of auditing and accounting at Nathan Wechsler & Company, P.A., an accounting and tax firm with offices in Concord and Lebanon, NH.

Jane R. Van Bremen of New London is recently retired after serving as the clinical supervisor and program manager of Healthy Families America at Good Beginnings of Sullivan County in Claremont, NH.

About the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation

The New Hampshire Charitable Foundation was created in 1962 by and for the people of New Hampshire, and is dedicated to strengthening communities across the Granite State. The Foundation manages a growing collection of 1,700 philanthropic funds created by generous families, individuals and businesses, and awards more than $30 million in grants and scholarships every year. The Foundation invests charitable assets for today and tomorrow; works with generous and visionary citizens to maximize the power of their giving; supports critical work happening in New Hampshire communities and leads and collaborates on high-impact initiatives. For more information, please visit www.nhcf.org or call 603-225-6641.