Housing Action NH Governing Council

Who We Are

Housing Action NH members include housing developers, housing financiers, property managers, homeless service providers, supportive service providers, public housing authorities, as well as children and family advocates. The diversity of Housing Action NH members makes our advocacy effective.​

Governing Council

Elliot Berry, New Hampshire Legal Assistance
Ben Frost, NH Housing (non-voting member)
Ellen Groh, Concord Coalition to End Homelessness
Carmen Lorentz, Lakes Region Community Developers
Josh Meehan, Keene Housing
Katy Easterly Martey, NH Community Development Finance Authority (non-voting member)
Bill Shanahan, Evernorth
William Sherry, Granite United Way
Keith Thibault, Southwestern Community Services, Inc.
Robert Tourigny, NeighborWorks Southern New Hampshire


Elissa Margolin
Elissa Margolin


Tom DeRosa

Engagement & Communications Manager

Kirsten Barton

Project Manager

Sara Persechino

Project Support Coordinator


Alliance Asset Management
American Friends Service Committee
Anagnost Companies
Ascentria Care Alliance
Avesta Housing
Bank of NH
Belknap-Merrimack CAP
CATCH Neighborhood Housing /Alliance Asset Mgmt
Center for Life Management
Children Unlimited
Chinburg Properties
Community Action Partnership of Strafford County
Community Housing of Maine
Concord Coalition to End Homelessness
Craig, Deachman & Associates, PLLC
Cross Roads House
Dakota Partners
Dover Housing Authority
Eastern Lakes Region Housing Coalition
Every Child Matters in NH
Families in Transition
Fellowship Housing
Front Door Agency
Granite State Independent Living
Granite State Managers Association
Granite State Organizing Project
Great Bridge Properties
Greater Nashua Mental Health Center
Greater Seacoast Coalition to End Homelessness
Harbor Homes
Home Builders Association of New Hampshire
Homeless Center for Strafford County
Housing Initiatives of New England Corporation
Isaiah 58 New Hampshire
J. Ronald Terwilliger Foundation
Keene Housing
Laconia Area Community Land Trust
Laconia Housing Authority
Lake Sunapee Bank
Leading Age ME & NH
League of Women Voters – NH
Manchester Housing
Marguerite’s Place
Merrimack Valley Assistance Program
My Friend’s Place
Nashua Soup Kitchen and Shelter
National Housing Conference
NeighborWorks Southern New Hampshire
Nesseralla & Company, LLC
New Hampshire Housing Finance Authority
New Hampshire Legal Assistance
NH Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence
NH Coalition to End Homelessness / Families in Transition
NH Community Loan Fund
NH Council of Churches
NH Public Health Association
Otis /Atwell
Pentucket Bank
People’s United Bank
Portsmouth Housing Authority
Seacoast Family Promise
Sheehan Phinney Bass & Green PA
Society of St. Vincent de Paul Exeter
Southern NH Services, Inc.
Southwestern Community Services
Steven Lewis, Inc.
Stewart Property Management
TD Bank, N.A.
The Friends Program
The Housing Partnership
The Way Home
Twin Pines Housing Trust
United Valley Interfaith Project
United Way of the Greater Seacoast
Workforce Housing Coalition of the Greater Seacoast
The Genesis Fund
Bedford Design Consultants
Preservation of Affordable Housing, Inc.
Leone, MCDonnell & Roberts, PA
Mascoma Bank
Bangor Savings Bank
SRW Environmental Consulting