CDFA Board of Directors

CDFA is governed by an eleven-member board of directors appointed by the governor for five-year terms.

By statute, the board is composed of four representatives from community development organizations, two from small business, one from organized labor, one from employment and education, two from the private financial community, and the Commissioner of the NH Department of Resources and Economic Development or his/her designee.

Janet Ackerman, Chair

Optima Bank & Trust

Bedford, NH

Expiration Date of Appointment: 2014-05-17

Representing Financial Institutions

Michael Long, Vice-chair

Community Guaranty Savings Bank

Plymouth, NH

Expiration Date of Appointment: 2016-07-10

Representing Financial Institutions

Brian Hoffman, Secretary/Treasurer

Belknap-Merrimack CAP, Inc.

Concord, NH

Expiration Date of Appointment: 2015-07-01

Representing Community Development

Christopher Diego

Mountain View Grand Resort & Spa

Whitefield, NH

Expiration Date of Appointment: 2018-07-01

Representing Small Business

Joseph Donahue

Union Carpenters of New England

Derry, NH

Expiration Date of Appointment: 2014-07-01

Representing Organized Labor

Christine Frost

North Country Council

Bethlehem, NH

Expiration Date of Appointment: 2016-12-18

Representing Community Development

Mary Ann Kristiansen

Hanna Grimes Center

Roxbury, NH

Expiration Date of Appointment: 2014-07-17

Representing Small Business

Benoit Lamontagne, designee

NH Department of Resources and Economic Development

Colebrook, NH

No Expiration Date for DRED Designee

Representing DRED

David Moore

City of Portsmouth

Portsmouth, NH

Expiration Date of Appointment: 2017-07-01

Representing Community Development

Kathleen Moore

NHTI - Concord's Community College

Concord, NH

Expiration Date of Appointment: 2016-07-01

Representing Employment & Training

Robert Tourigny

NeighborWorks Southern New Hampshire

Manchester, NH

Expiration Date of Appointment: 2017-07-01

Representing Community Development

CDFA Events
2014-04-18
All applications for 2015-2016 CDIP Tax Credits are due by close of business.
2014-04-30
The deadline for the first round of CDBG Planning Grants
2014-05-20
Required for all awardees, this workshop discusses how to implement the requirements of a CDBG grant.
2014-06-04
This workshop will explain the CDBG program and instruct applicants how to apply for funding.
2014-07-08
The CDFA Board of Directors will hold their monthly meeting and make funding decisions for the Tax Credit Program.