Board of Directors & Staff

Board Members

Peter F. Imse

Term expires June 30, 2021.  Mr. Imse, a resident of Bow, has been a member of the Board of the Authority since 1981.  Mr. Imse is a member of 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.

Jill A. Duncan

Term expires June 30, 2023.  Ms. Duncan, a resident of Meredith, New Hampshire, and has served as Chief Financial Officer for New Hampton School, an independent secondary school located in New Hampton, New Hampshire for twenty six years and also has a background in hospital finance. Ms. Duncan previously served on numerous boards including the Board of Directors for the National Business Officers Association (NBOA), the National Advisory Council for Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association (TIAA) and the Speare Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees.







Todd C. Emmons


Term expires June 30, 2021. Mr. Emmons, a resident of New London, is the Chief Financial Officer at the Spaulding Youth Center in Northfield, NH.  .  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 New Hampshire Higher Education Assistance Foundation (NHHEAF) where he also serves on the Investment Committee.. 




Deanna S. Howard

Term expires June 30, 2025. Ms. Howard, a resident of Etna, was the Chief Executive Officer of Upper Connecticut Valley Hospital, Colebrook, New Hampshire, and former Vice President of Regional Development for Dartmouth-Hitchcock, Lebanon, New Hampshire.  She is currently providing interim healthcare leadership services. Ms. Howard is a current member of the Board of Trustees of Mt. Ascutney Hospital, Crotched Mountain Foundation and the Society for the Protection of NH Forests. 

Mary W. McLaughlin

Term expires June 30, 2022. Ms. McLaughlin, a resident of Bedford, was the former Senior Vice President - Healthcare Finance for TD Bank, N.A. Additionally, she is a Trustee of the Havenwood-Heritage Heights Trust Fund Board, Board Chair of Arts4NH (formerly NH State Council on the Arts), a Board Member of the Capital Regional Development Council, the Board Chair of the American Masters Furniture Institute (formerly the New Hampshire Institute of Furniture Making).



Allan M. Moses


Term expires June 30, 2025.  Mr. Moses, a resident of Bow, was the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Riverbend Community Mental Health, Inc. in Concord, New Hampshire.  He served in that position for the previous 39 years.  Mr. Moses is also the President of the Board of the John H. Whitaker Place Assisted Care Community in Penacook, New Hampshire and has served in that capacity for the last 20 years. Mr. Moses has also served as the former President for four terms of the New Hampshire Assisted Living Association (ARCH) and as the former Treasurer and Vice-President of the Twmple Beth Jacob.  He also serves on the Board of Presidental Oaks in Concord, New Hampshire and also is chair of the Finance Committee.





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



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.