Staff and Board Members

Staff

Gretchen Stallings

Gretchen Stallings

Executive Director

Gretchen Stallings is the Executive Director of Volunteer NH and has over 20 years’ experience leading State, local and volunteer efforts that work to improve the life conditions for individuals and communities. She began her career in State Government where she worked within multiple departments and served two gubernatorial administrations. She is a dedicated civil servant and change-maker. Inspired by the service-minded people of NH, she strives to make a positive difference in the world. An avid volunteer, Gretchen proudly served as an AmeriCorps VISTA member. She is a graduate of Champlain College, where she studied Education, an alumnus of the University at Albany’s Northeast Public Health Leadership Institute (NEPHLI) and a member of Leadership NH’s class of 2021.

Andrea Johnston

Andrea Johnston

Senior Program Officer

Andrea Johnston is the Senior Program Officer with Volunteer NH. She brings more than 20 years’ experience in AmeriCorps programming. In her role, she leads efforts to identify regional and statewide community needs, and collaborates with partners to direct AmeriCorps resources. Andrea leads the team in administering and managing the AmeriCorps State portfolio. Prior to Volunteer NH, she worked for the NH Commission for National and Community Service and was part of the merger of state and local government entities that combined to form Volunteer NH. Andrea is a graduate of Plymouth State University and a past recipient of NH “40 Under 40” award for emerging leaders. When not cheering on her daughter at her sporting events, she enjoys skiing, biking and hiking around New England with her husband and daughter.

Jamie Browder

Jamie Browder

Special Program Assistant

Jamie Browder is a Special Program Assistant at Volunteer NH, where she supports all areas of the organization’s daily operations. She has over five years of experience serving local communities in communication work as a local news reporter. Jamie graduated from the University of Montevallo in her home state of Alabama, where she studied Mass Communication and Public Relations. In her free time, Jamie enjoys exploring New Hampshire, reading, playing video games, and crafting.

Tyler Jones

Tyler Jones

Program Officer

Tyler is a Program Officer at Volunteer NH, and will be supporting AmeriCorps programs, members, and alumni throughout New Hampshire by strengthening recruitment initiatives and helping to establish & maintain a network of AmeriCorps alumni. Prior to joining, he served with City Year New Hampshire from 2016-2018, and the FIRST VISTA program from 2019-2022. Tyler graduated from Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania, where he studied English, Philosophy, and Religious Studies, and also worked as a writing tutor. In his free time, he enjoys discovering new music and perusing bookstores. 

 

Emily Planchet

Emily Planchet

Program Officer

Emily Planchet is a Program Officer at Volunteer NH, where she supports the myriad of AmeriCorps programs operating in the state. She first served at Volunteer NH as an AmeriCorps VISTA member after graduating from college in 2015 and then came on as a full-time staff member at the end of her service in 2016. A lifelong lover of service, Emily also volunteers for her local Catholic church. She loves watching movies, trivia, and singing in the office. Emily graduated from the University of New Hampshire (go Wildcats!) where she majored in English and Classics.

Lesley Rossi

Lesley Rossi

Finance & Grants Officer

Lesley Rossi is the Finance & Grants Officer at Volunteer NH. She oversees the federal grant compliance of the AmeriCorps State and Volunteer Generation Fund programs administered by Volunteer NH, while also managing the day to day internal financial and human resource operations of the organization. Lesley has over ten years of federal grants management experience in both the non-profit and government sector. She earned her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Rhode Island and a Certificate in Accounting from the University of Maine Augusta. She is an active member of her community and the school district where her children attend. Lesley enjoys hiking with her family, reading, trail running, and putting together a balanced budget!

Board of Directors

Greg Lange

Greg Lange

Co-Chair | Derryfield School

Allyson Snell

Allyson Snell

Co-Chair | The Nature Conservancy

Guy Eaton

Guy Eaton

Vice Chair|Retired

Gabe Paci

Gabe Paci

Treasurer|Retired

Andrea Brochu

Andrea Brochu

CASA NH

Senator Shannon Chandley

Senator Shannon Chandley

NH State Senator

Christopher Collins

Christopher Collins

Office of the Governor

Aarron Dupuis

Aarron Dupuis

Campus Compact for New Hampshire

Steve Epstein

Steve Epstein

Retired

Kirsten Farrell

Kirsten Farrell

Southern New Hampshire University: The Chandler Center

Madison Hawkes

Madison Hawkes

Rivier University

Jessica Kallipolites

Jessica Kallipolites

NH Office of Professional Licensure and Certification

Stephanie Lesperance

Stephanie Lesperance

Campus Compact for New Hampshire

Rep. David Milz

Rep. David Milz

NH House of Representatives

Anne Ostberg

Anne Ostberg

Northeast AmeriCorps Office

Jack Potvin

Jack Potvin

Project Happy

VNH Board Member Portal

All Volunteer NH Board Members can access documents and materials for meetings here. Please note that the folder is password protected.