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Speakers & Presenters

We would thank each of our NEW LeadershipTM New England speakers and workshop presenters for the time, passion and knowledge they committed to making the 2013 program a resounding success.

  • Arnie Arnesen, Radio and TV talk host, political analyst
  • Adele Boufford Baker, Vice-President, Boufford Funeral Homes
  • Jane Beaulieu, NH State Representative
  • Sharon Carson, NH State Senator
  • Devon Chaffee, Exec. Director NH Civil Liberties Union
  • Jessica Clark, State Director America Votes
  • Martha Fuller Clark, NH State Senator
  • Lauren Collins, Journalist NECN NH Bureau
  • Anne Duncan Cooley, Exec. Director, Upper Valley Housing Coalition
  • Jeannette Davila, Faculty in Residence
  • Jennifer Durant, Public Policy Specialist, NH Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence
  • Tiffany Eddy, Owner, First Focus Communications
  • Helen White Fitzgibbon, US Attorney's Office
  • Maggie Fogarty, American Friends Service Committee
  • Dan Forbes, Director, Meelia Center for Community Engagement
  • Gemma Waite French, VP Marketing & Public Relations, Manchester Chamber of Commerce
  • Jennifer Frizzell, NH Senior Policy Advisor, Planned Parenthood
  • Kate Giaquinto, Communications Specialist, New Hampshire Institute of Politics
  • Victoria Bonney Goodwin, ‎Public Affairs Specialist, US Dept. of Health and Human Services
  • Melanie Gosselin, Executive Director, NH Food Bank
  • Lindsay Hanson, VP Women's Fund of NH
  • The Honorable Maggie Hassan, Governor of NH
  • Lucy C. Hodder, Legal Counsel, Governor Maggie Hassan
  • Amy LaBelle, Owner and Winemaker, LaBelle Winery
  • Neil Levesque, Executive Director, New Hampshire Institute of Politics
  • Alisha McDevitt, News Director at WMUR-TV
  • Chani Marchiselli, Prof. Communication, Saint Anselm College
  • Suzanne Mellon, Executive Vice-President, Saint Anselm College
  • Amanda Merrill, former NH State Senator
  • Mona Movafaghi, Drummond Woodsum, Immigration Practice Group
  • Linda Saunders Paquette, Exec. Director, New Futures Inc.
  • Ashley Pratte, Executive Director, Cornerstone Policy Research
  • Dominique Rust, VP, NH Catholic Charities
  • Marcia Ressmeyer Sink, President/CEO CASA of NH
  • Kim Roy, General Manager, Radisson Hotel
  • Cathy Schmidt, Faculty in Residence, Executive Director and CEO of McLane Law Firm
  • Nancy Stiles, NH State Senator
  • Elizabeth Tentarelli, Co-President, League of Women Voters
  • Justine Vogel, President and CEO, RiverWood,
  • Fran Wendelboe, Faculty in Residence, Wendelboe Consulting
  • Lisa Wong, Mayor of Fitchburg, MA