FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 3, 2019
New Hampshire Fiscal Policy Institute Announces New Board Members
Concord, NH – The New Hampshire Fiscal Policy Institute announces three new members elected to the organization’s Board of Directors:
George Bald, former commissioner for the New Hampshire Department of Resources and Economic Development, serving for two terms from 1998 to 2004 and from 2006 to 2012. Mr. Bald has held numerous economic development and government roles in New Hampshire, which include serving as executive director for the Pease Development Authority and as a mayor and city manager. He resides in Somersworth, NH.
Jo Porter, director of the Institute for Health Policy and Practice (IHPP) at the University of New Hampshire. IHPP conducts and disseminates applied research and policy work that enables health system partners to implement evidence-based strategies to improve population health. Ms. Porter also serves on the Steering Committee for the AcademyHealth State-University Partnership Learning Network, which works to support evidence-based state health policy and practice. She resides in Nottingham, NH.
Jonathan Routhier, executive director for Community Support Network (CSNI) Inc., based in Concord, NH. CSNI is the association of the ten Area Agencies in New Hampshire providing services to individuals with developmental disabilities and acquired brain disorders. Mr. Routhier brings extensive experience in the areas of behavioral health care and developmental disability services. He resides in Dunbarton, NH.
The New Hampshire Fiscal Policy Institute is an independent, nonprofit, 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.