New Hampshire Humanities Council adds three new members
The New Hampshire Humanities Council welcomed three new members to the organization’s board of directors. These new members will begin their terms at the council’s September board meeting.
Joanne Dowdell is vice-chairwoman of Volunteer New Hampshire and serves on the New Hampshire Advisory Committee of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, and the advisory committee of the Portsmouth Black Heritage Trail. In 2012, Dowdell became the first African-American to run for federal office in New Hampshire, entering the Congressional race in the 1st District.
Oreste Mosca is the director of the auditing and accounting practice of Nathan Wechsler & Co. in Concord. Mosca is a 2012 Leadership New Hampshire graduate and is a member of the New Hampshire Society of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Ellen Scarponi is the director of government relations and economic development at FairPoint Communications.
She is a member of the Greater Manchester, Greater Nashua and Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce Legislative Committees, the BIA Energy and Regulated Utilities and the
BIA Economic Development and Fiscal Policy Committees, and the Greater Nashua Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors.
The board of directors will also welcome a new chairman, Robin Kenney, and vice chairman, Daniel Nelson, at the September meeting.
Martha McLeod will continue as treasurer and Cleve Kapala will continue as secretary.