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NHIOP Announces New Advisory Board Members

July 11, 2011

Story by: Barbara LeBlanc

Paul HodesThe New Hampshire Institute of Politics at Saint Anselm College is pleased to announce the addition of nine new Public Advisory Board members from the political and business communities.

Former U.S. Congressman Paul Hodes, former Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate Jim Bender, former N.H. State Senator Robert Bossie, press secretary to Governor John Lynch Colin Manning, and N.H. Executive Councilor and CEO of Waterville Valley Ski Resort Chris Sununu are now among the growing number of political leaders on the institute's board.

In addition, several prominent New Hampshire business leaders recently joined the board, including Pam Kocher of Kocher & Co., Fred Tausch of Steward of Prosperity, Eric Jostrom of the Investment Committee of Ipswich Investment Management Co., and Jack Tulley of The Tulley Automotive Group.

"We are honored to have these individuals serve on our board," said NHIOP Executive Director Neil Levesque. "Each one of them brings unique skills, which will play an integral role in guiding the work of the institute."

The board, which consists of about 30 members serving three-year terms, comprises leaders in civic life, business, politics and journalism, who help the institute expand its role in the state and national dialogue about democracy, government and the major issues facing our country. The board advises Saint Anselm and the NHIOP on a wide range of topics related to programs, development, and the future of the institute.

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