Board of Directors & Staff

Board Members

Peter F. Imse

Term expires June 30, 2026.  Mr. Imse, a resident of Bow, has been a member of the Board of the Authority since 1981.  Mr. Imse is Special Counsel at the law firm of Sulloway & Hollis, P.L.L.C., Concord, New Hampshire and his practice includes the representation of businesses and non-profit organizations in the areas of real estate law, business law, and commercial and tax-advantaged financing. The clients of Sulloway & Hollis include numerous health care institutions and health care providers.


Bruce R. Burns

Vice Chairman

Term expires June 30, 2024. Mr. Burns, a resident of Hopkinton, was the former Senior Vice President of Finance, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer for Concord Hospital and its parent corporation, Capital Region Health Care.  Prior to joining the Hospital in 1993, Mr. Burns held various finance and accounting positions at Danbury Hospital, Danbury, Connecticut. Mr. Burns is President of Granite Shield Insurance Exchange, a Vermont-domiciled captive insurance company providing hospital and physician liability coverages and Medical Stop-Loss coverage;  former Treasurer and Board member of Capitol Center for the Arts in Concord and former Finance Chair, Treasurer and Board member of University of New Hampshire School of Law.

Martin J. Conley III


Term expires June 30, 2025.  Mr. Conley, a resident of Concord, New Hampshire, is a Certified Public Accountant and has served as the Chief Financial Officer for RiverMead, a continuing care retirement community in Peterborough, New Hampshire since 2014.  Mr. Conley served as Controller and Director of Financial Operations at Givens Estates, a continuing care retirement community in Asheville NC from 2005 until his move to Peterborough. Prior to joining Givens Estates, Mr. Conley served as an auditor for the NC Office of the State Auditor, where his work focused primarily on audits of community colleges and universities. Mr. Conley serves on various boards and committees for organizations including Monadnock Community Hospital, LeadingAge Maine & New Hampshire, the River Center and the Peterborough Economic Development Authority.









Margaret A. Dolan


Term expires June 30, 2023.  Ms. Dolan, a resident of Hooksett, New Hampshire, has served as the Finance Administrator at Pinkerton Academy in Derry, NH since 2018. Prior to joining Pinkerton Academy, she served in various roles in the finance office at Saint Anselm College for 17 years, most recently as Associate Vice President of Finance.






Stacey M. Donlon

Term expires June 30, 2027. Ms. Donlon, a resident of Derry, New Hampshire, is the New England Marlet Leader for Institutional Healthcare Finance at TD Bank. Ms. Donlon has held various roles at TD since joining the Bank in 2005, and has worked primarily with Healthcare, Education and Not for Profit Organizations foe the last 15+ years. Ms. Donlon currently serves on the Board of Directors for Nutfield Cooperative School and is a member of Pinkerton Academy's Academy of Finance Advisory Board.




Todd C. Emmons


Term expires June 30, 2026. Mr. Emmons, a resident of New London, New Hampshire, is the Chief Executive Officer at Spaulding Academy & Family Services in Northfield, New Hampshire. Mr. Emmons was involved in education administration for over 30 years, and has previously worked in New Hampshire at both Saint Anselm College, Daniel Webster College, and Colby-Sawyer College. He is a board member of the Community College System of New Hampshire where he serves on the Finance and Audit committees, and he also serves as an advisor to the Finance Committee of the Boys & Girls Clubs of New Hampshire.




Tina E. Naimie


Term expires June 30, 2025.  Ms. Naimie, a resident of Wilmot, New Hampshire, has served as the Vice President of Corporate Finance at Dartmouth- Hitchcock Health since joining the finance team in February of 2011.   She was the former Chief Financial Officer for New London Hospital, New London, New Hampshire.  Ms. Naimie started her finance career at Ernst & Young, CPA in Orlando Florida focusing on healthcare and worked in the Manchester NH office of Ernst & Young, CPA for a combined seven years.   Ms. Naimie currently serves on the Finance Committee and Board of Trustees of Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital and the Finance Committee and Board of Trustees of the Council on Aging in New London, New Hampshire.  She is also a member of the New Hampshire Society of CPAs.  






Past Board Members of the Authority recognized for their distinguished service include:

T. Benson Leavitt Robert Burroughs J. Seeley Bixler
George Falardeau Theodore Harwick Stewart Lamprey
William Treat Walter Gibbs Bernard Streeter, Sr.
Margaret Quill Flynn Norman Brown Frederick Bailey
Isabella Streeter Helen Wilson Harry Lowd, III
Major Wheelock  Michael Massey Thomas R. Horgan
Richard Cunningham     Allan M. Moses          Jill Duncan
Deanna Howard Mary W. McLaughlin  




Staff Members

Bonnie S. Payette
Executive Director and Secretary

Responsible for the general management of the Authority's affairs.   Mrs. Payette has been with the Authority since July of 2007.  She is a graduate of the University of Vermont.


Susan J. Cummings
Director of Operations and Finance

Assists the Executive Director in the implementation and administration of the Authority’s programs and operations.  Mrs. Cummings joined the Authority in September of 2017 after working with not-for-profit organizations in the greater Concord area for the bulk of her career.


Amanda Lynn Blanchette                                                                               Administrative Assistant

Supports the Executive Director and Director of Operations. Ms. Blanchette joined the Authority in January 2021. Ms. Blanchette has served the greater Concord community in the banking industry prior to joining NH HEFA.