Workforce Innovation Board Chair Dick Anagnost - Named Business NH Magazine's 
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State Workforce Innovation Board

Membership

With the exception of two legislative appointees, the Governor appoints the members of the Office of Workforce Opportunity. The members serve three-year terms. Nominations are accepted for new board members as terms expire. Interested parties may contact info@nhworkforce.org for additional information.

Governor Margaret Wood Hassan
Dick Anagnost, Anagnost Companies, Chair
Alan Reiche, Esq., Sheehan Phinney Bass & Green, Vice Chair
Mike Alberts, NE Wire Technologies
Ben Bassi, CEO, CommonPlaces
James Bouley, Mayor, City of Concord
Paul S. Boynton, CEO, Moore Center
Glen Brackett, President, NH AFL-CIO
Gwenael Busnel, Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics
Kendall L. Buck, Kearsarge Management & Consulting
Sen. Sam Cataldo, NH State Senate
David Cioffi, Retired Business Owner
Kelly Clark, Regional Director, AARP NH
Peter Cook, CEO, Concord Litho
George Copadis, Commissioner, NHES
Sarah Currier, Dartmouth-Hitchcock
Dwight Davis, Senior Helpers of the Greater Seacoast
Michael Dunican, VP, North American Equipment Upfitters
Lynda Erdbrink, VP, CHI Engineering
Tim Galvin, VP, Nantucket Beadboard
Dr. Ross Gittell, Chancellor, Community College System of NH
Rep. William Hatch, NH House of Representatives
David Juvet, VP, Business and Industry Association
Jay Kahn, Keene City Councilor
Vic Kissell, Sr., Tidland/Maxcess International
Tamer Koheil, Director, NH Job Corps
Paul Leather, Deputy Commissioner, NH Department of Education
Donnalee Lozeau, Executive Director, Southern NH Services
Peter McNamara, President, NH Automobile Dealers Service Association
Robert Martel, NH Unemployment Advisory Council
Ken Merrifield, Mayor, City of Franklin
Katherine Merrow, VP of Community Impact, NH Charitable Foundation
Jonathan Mitchell, IBEW Local 490
Lee Nyquist, Esq., Attorney, Shaheen & Gordon, PA
Brenda K. Quinn, Director, e-STEM Solutions
Jeffrey J. Rose, Commissioner, NH Dept. Resources & Economic Development
Timothy G. Sink, President, Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce
Michael Somers, President & CEO, NH Lodging and Restaurant Association
Rick Wheeler, VP Human Resources, Assoc. Grocers of NE

 

Youth Council

The Youth Council is a subgroup of the State Workforce Innovation Board. Appointed by the Governor, members include representatives of youth-serving agencies, parents and members of the Office of Workforce Opportunity. The members serve three-year terms. Nominations are accepted for new board members as terms expire. Interested parties may contact info@nhworkforce.org for additional information.

Brenda Quinn, e-STEM Solutions, Chair
Joy Barrett, Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Greater Nashua
Gregg Burdett, Big Brothers Big Sisters of NH
Carey Clark, NH Job Corps Center
Dwight Davis, Senior Helpers of the Greater Seacoast
Michelle Desmond, Manchester Housing Authority
Michael Dunican, North American Outfitters
David Dwyer, Work Opportunities Unlimited
Eric Feldborg, Career and Technical Education
Maria Gagnon, Child and Family Services
Leslie Haslam, Exeter Adult Education
Dr. Susan Huard, President, Manchester Community College
Kathleen Jablonski, At large
Paul Leather, NH Department of Education
Martin LeGay, RGH Hospitality
Hon. Willard Martin, Martin, Lord, Osman, P.A.
Deborah Naro, Community Alliance for Drug-Free Youth
Kevin Stevenson, Vocational Rehabilitation
Anne McPhillips Stuart, Secure Care Products
Charles Thibedeau, CP Management, Inc
Rick Wheeler, Assoc. Grocers of New England

 

Meeting Schedule

The State Workforce Innovation Board convenes three times a year, and meetings are open to the public. Meetings are usually held at 3 Barrell Court in Concord from 2:00 to 3:30, and the dates for 2015-2016 are:

  • September 21, 2016
  • January 18, 2017
  • May17, 2017