BIA elects members, officers
The Business and Industry Association of New Hampshire elected the following new members at its annual meeting: Timothy Dining, president, Greenerd Press and Machine; Scott Ellison, attorney, Cook Little Rosenblatt and Manson; John Olson, president, Whelen Engineering; and Steven Webb, market president, TD Bank.
Re-elected to three-year terms were: Donald Baldini, AVP and senior legislative counsel, Liberty Mutual Group; Kevin Callahan, president/CEO, Exeter Health Resources; Richard Couch, CEO, Hypertherm; Sharron McCarthy, president/publisher, McLean Communications; Teresa Rosenberger, president, Devine Strategies; and Tom Sullivan, vice president of Newport operations, Sturm, Ruger.
Elected as officers were: chairman, Ray Tice, chief financial officer, Lindt and Sprungli (USA) Inc.; chairman-elect, Donald Welch, president, Globe Manufacturing Co.; past chairman, John Morison, chairman, Hitchiner Manufacturing; treasurer, Karl Heafield, principal, Baker Newman Noyes; secretary, Bradford Cook, senior partner and past president, Sheehan Phinney Bass and Green; and president/CEO, Jim Roche, president/CEO, BIA.
The longest-serving board members in recent history were recognized: Richard Maloney, president, Maloney and Kennedy, 25 years; Harold Turner, president, the H.L. Turner Group, 20 years; Richard Verney, chairman/CEO, Monadnock Paper Mills, 20 years; Jack Middleton, president, McLane Graf Raulerson and Middleton PA, 17 years; Scott Bacon, former regional president, TD Bank, 15 years; Bradford Cook, senior partner and past president, Sheehan Phinney Bass and Green, 15 years; Gerardine Ferlins, president/CEO, Cirtronics Corp., 15 years; Gary Long, president/COO, PSNH, 13 years; Peter Frid, president and CEO, New Hampshire Public Broadcasting, 12 years; Wendell Jesseman, chairman, New England Wire Technologies, 12 years; John Collins, chairman/president and CEO emeritus, Dartmouth-Hitchcock, nine years; and Sherilyn Burnett Young, president, Rath Young and Pignatelli, nine years.
The BIA’s Above and Beyond awards went to: Karen Aframe, shareholder, Bernstein Shur; Timothy Dining, president, Greenerd Press and Machine; Heidi Edwards Dunn, educational program manager, N.H. Small Business Development Center; Jay Gamble, vice president/general manager, Mount Sunapee Resort; Lisa Kaplan Howe, policy director, New Hampshire Voices for Health; Brad Little, president, IDeACOM Integrated Technologies; Claire Lund, project director, Sanborn Head and Associates; Peter Marsh, regional vice president, Comcast Business Services; Barbara Meaney, administrative assistant, Omni Mount Washington Resort; Andrew Smith, associate professor of political science; Maureen Smith, shareholder, Orr and Reno; Gayle Troy, human resources manager, Globe Manufacturing Co.; and Mary Usovicz, vice president of marketing and external affairs, OsComp Systems.