New Board of Directors Elected

January 17, 2018
For more information, contact Michele Talwani: 603.641.9441 ext. 239


OFFICIALLY MERGED, NEW BOARD OF DIRECTORS ELECTED  – As of January 1, 2018, Families in Transition – New Horizons and New Horizons for New Hampshire officially merged into one entity. The newly elected, 25 member, Board of Directors recently gathered for their first meeting. Pictured (l. to r. back row) Dr. Peter Kachavos; Jack Olson; Scott Ellison; Wayne McCormick; Frank Saglio, Assistant Treasurer; Colleen Cone, At Large; David Cassidy, Co-Chair; and Bob Bartley, Treasurer; (l. to r. front row) Brian Hansen; Heather Whitfield;  Annmarie French; Sarah Jacobs; Charla Stevens, Vice Chair;  Alison Hutcheson; Kristi Scarpone, Secretary; Kitten Sterns; Helen Davies; and Roy Tilsley, At Large. Missing from the photo: Mary Ann Aldrich; Dick Anagnost, Co-Chair; Tony Matos; Brian Mikol; Ryan Mulholland; Peter Telge; and Chief Nick Willard.

MANCHESTER, NH — Two of Manchester’s largest homeless services providers officially merged into one entity on January 1, 2018. Families in Transition – New Horizons-New Horizons has a twenty-five member Board of Directors, with staggered terms, which recently met for the first time at their bimonthly meeting.

The newly elected Board of Directors include the following: Dick Anagnost, Co-Chair, Anagnost Investments; David Cassidy, Co-Chair, Eastern Bank; Charla Stevens, Vice-Chair, McLane, Graf, Raulerson & Middleton; Bob Bartley, Treasurer, Bartley Financial Advisors; Frank Saglio, Assistant Treasurer, Howe, Riley & Howe, PLLC; Kristi Scarpone, Secretary, FIRST; Colleen Cone, At Large, Comcast; Roy Tilsley, At Large, Bernstein Shur; Mary Ann Aldrich, Dartmouth-Hitchcock; Helen Davies, Southern New Hamspshire University; Scott Ellison, Cook, Little, Rosenblatt & Mason, PLLC; AnnMarie French, NH Fiscal Policy Institute; Brian Hansen, Team Engineering; Alison Hutcheson, Merchants Fleet Management; Sarah Jacobs, University of New Hampshire at Manchester; Dr. Peter Kachavos; Tony Matos, Altos; Wayne McCormick, Wells Fargo Advisors; Brian Mikol, Spectrum Marketing; Ryan Mulholland, Westbridge; Jack Olson, Texas Instruments; Kitten Stearns, Coldwell Banker, Residential Brokerage; Peter Telge, Stark Brewing Company; Heather Whitfield, People’s United Bank; and Chief Nick Willard, Manchester Police.

Families in Transition – New Horizons-New Horizons provides hunger relief, emergency shelter, safe affordable housing, and supportive services to individuals and families who are homeless or in need, enabling them to gain self-sufficiency and respect. They are headquartered in Manchester, NH, and have housing and programming there as well as Concord, Dover, and soon-to-be Wolfeboro, NH. They also own and operate OutFITters Thrift Stores in Manchester and Concord, NH, which serve as economic engines to help pay for their housing and services. For more information about Families in Transition – New Horizons-New Horizons visit,, or call 603-641-9441.



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