Board of Directors

COAST is governed by a board of directors made up of representatives from each of the towns and cities served by COAST local and regional routes, as well as partner or community organizations and at-large members. The board of directors has the powers set forth in NH RSA 239:4 and 239:5, is responsible for establishing agency policy and direction, resolving grievances per COAST policies, as well as governing and providing counsel to management. The board amends bylaws, approves the annual budget, develops long-term strategic plans and ensures its own succession.

For a schedule of upcoming meetings, the agenda for the next meeting, and past meeting minutes please scroll to the bottom of the page.

Officers & Executive Committee Members

David Sandmann, Member At-Large

David Sandmann

Chair, Member At-Large

Juliet T.H. Walker

Juliet T.H. Walker

Vice Chair, City of Portsmouth

Jennifer Decker

Jennifer Decker

Secretary, Granite State Independent Living

Julian Long, City of Rochester

Julian Long

Treasurer, City of Rochester

Scott Bogle, Rockingham Planning Commission

Scott Bogle

Rockingham Planning Commission

Board Members

Arthur Capello

Town of Farmington

Daniel Chartrand

Town of Exeter

Steve Fournier

Town of Newmarket

 

Denis Hebert

Town of Newington

 

Dennis Shanahan

City of Dover

 

Thomas Wright

Town of Berwick

Colin Lentz

SRPC

 

Maria Stowell

Pease Development Authority

Martin Pepin

City of Somersworth

 

Shelley Winters

NHDOT

 

Alternate Board Members

Dave Carpenter

City of Dover

 

Daniel Fitzpatrick

City of Rochester

Martin Dumont, Sr.

City of Somersworth

 

Carol Gulla

At-Large

Eric Eby

City of Portsmouth

 
 

 

 

The following entities have a seat on the board, but no current appointee to the Board:

  • An appointed representative from the Town of Stratham
  • An appointed representative from a Chamber of Commerce in COAST’s service area
  • An appointed representative from a major private sector employer in COAST’s service area
  • Two (2) "At Large Representative(s)" appointed at the Board’s discretion
Generally, meetings are held the fourth Wednesday of the month at 8:30 AM in the conference room at COAST's Administrative Office, located at 6 Sumner Drive, Dover, NH 03820.

Contact the Board of Directors

COAST Board of Directors
42 Sumner Drive
Dover, NH 03820

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