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NHFPI Announces the Appointment of Phil Sletten as Policy Analyst

October 24, 2016 News

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October 24, 2016

 

NHFPI Announces the Appointment of Phil Sletten as Policy Analyst

Concord, NH – The New Hampshire Fiscal Policy Institute (NHFPI) announces that Philip J. Sletten has joined the organization in the role of policy analyst. Sletten most recently served as performance auditor for the New Hampshire Office of Legislative Budget Assistant, where he provided analysis on a wide range of state agency operations.

“Phil’s expertise in state budget and policy issues will be major asset to NHFPI’s work,” said NHFPI Executive Director John Shea. “Phil has developed a strong understanding of the policy challenges facing the state, and he will bring important insight to our efforts to build a deeper understanding of the role the state budget plays in improving the lives of people.”

Sletten joined the N.H. Office of Legislative Budget Assistant as performance auditor in October 2013, providing analysis to ensure state government agencies operate efficiently and effectively. He has co-authored numerous reports on a diverse array of programs within the Departments of Transportation, Safety, and Health and Human Services, as well as the Veteran’s Home; he also conducted research related to the New Hampshire Community College System.

“As a New Hampshire native with a passion for improving public policy for our state, I am thrilled to put my experience to work helping to make the Granite State a better place for everyone,” said Phil Sletten. “I look forward to working with NHFPI’s team to enhance public understanding of New Hampshire’s budget process and advance policies that will increase economic opportunity for low- and moderate-income residents across the state.”

Sletten has a Bachelor of Arts in political science and policy studies from Grinnell College, located in Grinnell, Iowa, and a Master of Public Affairs from the University of Wisconsin – Madison, with emphases on tax, economic, and environmental policy.

The New Hampshire Fiscal Policy Institute is an independent, non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to exploring, developing, and promoting public policies that foster economic opportunity and prosperity for all New Hampshire residents, with an emphasis on low- and moderate-income families and individuals. Learn more at www.nhfpi.org.

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