BOARD OF DIRECTORS

CDFA is governed by an eleven-member Board of Directors appointed by the governor and council for five-year terms. The Board of Directors collaborates closely with leadership and staff to guide CDFA’s strategic direction.

By statute, the Board of Directors is composed of four representatives from community development organizations, two from small business, one from organized labor, one from employment and education, two from the private financial community, and the Commissioner of the New Hampshire Department of Business and Economic Affairs or his/her designee.

John ManningChair
Southwest Community Services
Marlborough
Representing Community Development

Mary Ann Kristiansen, Vice Chair
Hannah Grimes Center
Roxbury
Representing Small Business
Debbie Morin, Secretary/Treasurer
Community Development Finance Authority
Auburn
Clay Mitchell
University of New Hampshire
Newmarket
Representing Labor
Rick Wyman
Meredith Village Savings Bank
Laconia
Representing Financial Institutions
Mike Claflin
AHEAD
Sugar Hill
Representing Community Development
Robert Tourigny
NeighborWorks Southern NH
Manchester
Representing Community Development
Martha Rush-Mueller
College for America at SNHU
Exeter
Representing Employment and Training
Cynthia Harrington
NH Department of Business and Economic Affairs
Concord
Representing Department of Business and Economic Affairs, designee
Benjamin Gaetjens-Oleson
Town of Lancaster
Lancaster
Representing Small Business

BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING MINUTES

Meeting minutes for CDFA’s Board of Directors and its designated Committees can be found below.

Questions and requests for additional information regarding our Board may be directed to contact@nhcdfa.org or 603-226-2170.