NeighborWorks® Southern New Hampshire Announces Four New Trustees


Manchester, NH – NeighborWorks® Southern New Hampshire announced the addition of four members to the organization’s Board of Trustees: Carolyn Benthien of Goffstown, Principal of Benthien Associates; Ellie Cochran of Manchester, formerly Director of Philanthropy at the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation; Dennis Ryan, CPA, of Manchester, firm advisor at Howe Riley & Howe; and Richard M. Bunker of Manchester, retired Vice President, Royal Bank of Canada Wealth Management.

NeighborWorks® Southern New Hampshire’s Board of Trustees serve an important volunteer role for the non-profit organization. In addition to helping to secure resources, the Trustees are advocates and advisors in a variety of ways regarding the importance, value, and role of affordable housing and neighborhood revitalization in our state.

These four individuals join a committed group of continuing Trustees that includes: Ron Boufford of Global Coin Exchange; Barry Brensinger of Lavallee Brensinger Architects; Dean Christon of New Hampshire Housing; Robert Dastin, Esq., formerly of Sheehan Phinney; Sylvio Dupuis, D.O., former Mayor of Manchester; Matthew Kfoury of Central Paper; Michael Lopez, former Manchester Alderman; and Claira Monier, formerly of New Hampshire Housing; Joseph B. Reilly of Eastern Bank; and Arthur Sullivan of Brady Sullivan Properties.

“We are very pleased and honored that these individuals have joined our Board of Trustees,” stated Robert Tourigny, Executive Director of NeighborWorks® Southern New Hampshire.  “From our founding in 1992, this volunteer group has helped to ensure that our organization is in a position to create housing opportunities for those in need in our state and address complex neighborhood revitalization issues,” continued Tourigny.

NeighborWorks® Southern New Hampshire is a non-profit organization dedicated to the improvement of the lives of individuals by providing access to quality housing services, revitalizing neighborhoods, and supporting opportunities for personal empowerment.