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Board of Directors

United Way of Greater Nashua is an independent and autonomous organization run by volunteers who live or work in the communities of Amherst, Brookline, Hollis, Hudson, Litchfield, Lyndeborough, Merrimack, Milford, Mont Vernon, Nashua and Wilton. This volunteer Board of Directors makes final decisions regarding all United Way activities and investments in the local community. The board has full governance oversight for the organization.

Bob S. Larmouth
Nominating Committee Chair
Board Member Since 2003
Retired

Cynthia Whitaker, PsyD
Board Member Starting 2021
Greater Nashua Mental Health

Dr. Amir Toosi
Strategic Planning Committee Chair
Board Member Since 2016
Rivier University

Peter Chaloner
Finance Committee Chair / Treasurer
Board Member Since 2011
Retired

Daniel Munroe
Governance Board Chair
Board Member Since 1990

Deb Howes
Board Member Since 2016
Advocacy Committee Chair
Nashua School District / Nashua Teacher’s Union

Bob Mack
Immediate Past Board Chair
Board Member Since 2007
City of Nashua

Rolf Goodwin
At Large Executive / Policy Chair / Ombudsman
Board Member Since 2000
McLane Middleton, PA, Retired

Lucille Jordan
Community Advisory Council
Board Member Since 2002
Nashua Community College

Jay Dinkel
Community Investment Chair
Board Member Since 2011
Enterprise Bank

Heather Tebbetts
Community Advisory Council
Board Member Since 2011
Liberty Utilities

Jim Donchess
Community Advisory Council
Board Member Since 2016
Mayor, City of Nashua

Wendy Hunt
Board Member Since 2021
Greater Nashua Chamber of Commerce

Matt Burdette
Board Member Since 2021
Nashua Telegraph

Paula Moran
Resource Development Committee Chair
Board Member Since 2018
Microgem USA

Jay Minkarah
Board Member Since 2020
Nashua Regional Planning Commission

John Jurczak, FACHE
Board Member Since 2020
Covenant Health / St. Joseph Hospital

Doug Howard, M. Ed.
Board Member Since 2020
Front Door Agency

Joseph Leahy, MD
Board Member Since 2020
Southern NH Health Systems

Padmaja Kunapareddy
Board Member Since 2021
Upland Software

Michael Reid
Community Advisory Council Chair
Board Member Since 2018
UPS

Galen B. Williams
Board Member Since 2021
USAF & Civil Service, Retired

Kristy Bessada
Board Member Since 2021
Pastor, Main St. UMC

Matthew Plante
Board Member Since 2022
Retired / Nashua Police Commission

Patricia M. LaFrance, Esq.
Board Member Since 2021
The Black Law Group LLC, Partner

Parker Williams
Board Member Since 2022
Student Member, Rivier University

Full Time Staff

United Way of Greater Nashua maintains a dedicated, lean staff in order to support and implement the decisions of the volunteer Board of Directors.

Michael Apfelberg

President

mapfelberg@unitedwaynashua.org

Liz Fitzgerald
Director of Community Impact

lfitzgerald@unitedwaynashua.org

Sara Ceaser
Director of Volunteer and Community Engagement

sceaser@unitedwaynashua.org

Samantha Cassista
Director of Corporate Partnerships

scassista@unitedwaynashua.org

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