Board of Directors & Staff

Board Members

Peter F. Imse
Chairman

Term expires June 30, 2016. Mr. Imse, a resident of Bow, has been a member of the Board of the Authority since 1981. Mr. Imse is a member of the law firm of Sulloway & Hollis, P.L.L.C., Concord, New Hampshire, and his practice includes the representation of business and non-profit organizations and commercial financing.  The clients of Sulloway & Hollis, P.L.L.C. include the New Hampshire Higher Education Assistance Foundation and Granite State Management & Resources, as well as numerous health care institutions and health care providers. Mr. Imse is also a member of the Board of Corporators of Merrimack Bancorp, MHC.

 

Bruce R. Burns

Vice Chairman

Term expires June 30, 2019. Mr. Burns, a resident of Hopkinton, is the Senior Vice President of Finance, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer for Concord Hospital and its parent corporation, Capital Region Health Care, and sits on various Boards of Hospital-affiliated joint ventures.  Prior to joining the Hospital in 1993, Mr. Burns held various finance and accounting positions at Danbury Hospital, Danbury, Connecticut. Mr. Burns is a Fellow in the Healthcare Financial Management Association, the Treasurer and a Board member of Capitol Center for the Arts in Concord and the Finance Chair, the former Treasurer and a Board member of University of New Hampshire School of Law.

Jill A. Duncan

Term expires June 30, 2018.  Ms. Duncan, a resident of Meredith, is Director of Finance for New Hampton School, New Hampton.  She is the former Chief Financial Officer for Littleton Regional Hospital.  Ms. Duncan is actively involved with the Independent School Association of Northern New England (ISANNE), currently serving on the Executive Board of Directors as well as serving as President of the ISANNE Health Trust. She also is a member of the Board of Directors for the National Business Officers Association (NBOA).

 

 

 

 

 

 

Todd C. Emmons

 

Term expires June 30, 2016. Mr. Emmons, a resident of New London, is the Vice President of Finance and Treasurer for Colby-Sawyer College in New London, NH.  He has served in that position for three years.  Mr. Emmons has been involved in higher education administration for over 30 years, and has previously worked in New Hampshire at both Saint Anselm College and Daniel Webster College.  He is a board member of the New Hampshire Higher Education Assistance Foundation (NHHEAF) where he also serves on the Investment Committee.  He is also a board member of the Lake Sunapee Region Chamber of Commerce

Deanna S. Howard

Term expires June 30, 2015. Ms. Howard, a resident of Etna, is Vice President of Regional Development for Dartmouth-Hitchcock, Lebanon, New Hampshire. Additionally, Ms. Howard is the past Chairman of the New Hampshire Hospital Association, is a current member of the Board of Trustees of Northeastern Vermont Regional Hospital, Valley Regional Hospital and is past chair of Crotched Mountain Foundation Board.  Deanna is the former Chief Executive Officer of Upper Connecticut Valley Hospital, Colebrook, New Hampshire.

 

Mary W. McLaughlin

Term expires June 30, 2017. Ms. McLaughlin, a resident of Bedford, is Senior Vice President - Healthcare Finance for TD Bank, N.A. Additionally, she is the Immediate Past Chair and Board Member of the Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce, a Trustee of the Havenwood-Heritage Heights Trust Fund Board, an Advisory Board Member of the New Hampshire Small Business Development Center, the Immediate Past Chair and Board Member of the New Hampshire Institute of Furniture Making, and a Co-founder and Past President of the New Hampshire International Trade Association.

 

  Allan M. Moses

 

Term expires June 30, 2015.  Mr. Moses, a resident of Bow, is the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Riverbend Community Mental Health, Inc. in Concord, NH.  He has served in that position for the previous 35 years.  Mr. Moses is also the President of the Board of the John H. Whitaker Place Assisted Care Community in Penacook, NH and has served in that capacity for the last 14 years.  Mr.  Moses has also served as the former President for four terms of the NH Assisted Living Association (ARCH) and the former Treasurer and Vice-President of the Temple Beth Jacob.                        

 

                                     

 

 

Past Board Members of the Authority recognized for their distinguished service include:

T. Benson Leavitt Robert Burroughs J. Seeley Bixler
George Falardeau Theodore Harwick Stewart Lamprey
William Treat Walter Gibbs Bernard Streeter, Sr.
Margaret Quill Flynn Norman Brown Frederick Bailey
Isabella Streeter Helen Wilson Harry Lowd, III
Major Wheelock  Michael Massey Thomas R. Horgan

 Richard Cunningham

 

 

Staff Members

David C. Bliss
Executive Director and Secretary

Responsible for the general management of the Authority's affairs. Mr. Bliss worked for two large New Hampshire trust departments,  prior to joining the Authority. Mr. Bliss is a graduate of Colgate University, New England School of Law and is a member of the bars of New Hampshire and Massachusetts.

 

Bonnie Payette
Director of Operations and Finance

Mrs. Payette is a graduate of the University of Vermont. She joined the Authority in 2007.

   

Lorraine Graciano
Administrative Assistant

Ms. Graciano was a trust officer in a major New Hampshire trust department and a Certified Corporate Trust Specialist prior to joining the Authority.  She previously served as Chief Financial Officer of NHHEFA for over 13 years.