Council

Council is responsible for the management of the business, property, and assets of the Association. Council shall be vested with all powers possessed by the Association, insofar as such delegation of authority is not inconsistent with or repugnant to the laws of the State of New Hampshire, any other laws, as well as the Association’s Constitution and Bylaws.

Council Minutes

The Council consists of the executive committee (elected officers), the website administrator, and the chairpersons of the Association’s standing committees:

Ted Rokas, President
Director, Financial Aid Operations
Southern New Hampshire University
2500 North River Road
Manchester, NH 03106
Phone: 603.626.9100 Ext: 2069
Email: [email protected]

Joel Carstens, President Elect & Government Relations Chair
Director of Financial Aid
University of New Hampshire
11 Garrison Avenue
Durham, NH 03824
Phone: 603.862.3671
Email: [email protected]

Kenneth Ferreira, Past-President 
Associate Vice President
Franklin Pierce University
40 University Drive
Rindge, NH 03461
Phone: 603.899.4186
Email: [email protected]

Kevin J Piotrowski, Communications & Outreach Chair
Assistant Vice President
Southern New Hampshire University
2500 North River Road
Manchester, NH 03106
Phone: 603.851.2925
Email: [email protected]

Liz Visconti, Secretary
Senior Training Specialist
Southern New Hampshire University
2500 North River Road
Manchester, NH 03106
Phone: 603.626.9100 Ext: 2671
Email: [email protected]

Sue Faulkner, Treasurer
Senior Associate Director, Systems & Support
Southern New Hampshire University
2500 North River Road
Manchester, NH 03106
Phone: 603.626.9100 Ext: 2179
Email: [email protected]

Brooke Broderick, Conference Co-Chair
Financial Aid Counselor
Dartmouth College
6024 McNutt  Hall
Hanover, NH 03755
Phone: 603.646.3533
Email: [email protected]

Brett Howarth, Conference Co-Chair
Director, File Review & Packaging
Southern New Hampshire University
2500 North River Road
Manchester, NH 03106
Phone: 603.626.9100
Email: [email protected] 

Julie Lawton, Development Chair
Manager, Business Development
Cognition Financial
Phone: 508.316.0763
Email: [email protected]

Melissa Plante, Membership Chair
Financial Aid Counselor
Granite State College
25 Hall Street
Concord, NH 03301
Phone: 603.415.1829
Email: [email protected]

Megan White, Training Co-Chair
Financial Aid Specialist
Southern New Hampshire University
2500 North River Road
Manchester, NH 03106
Phone: 603.626.9100
Email: [email protected]

Lauren Prince, Training Co-Chair
Financial Aid Specialist
Southern New Hampshire University
2500 North River Road
Manchester, NH 03106
Phone: 603.626.9100
Email: [email protected]

Rich Neilsen, Website Administrator
Education Loan Program Manager
NHHEAF
4 Barrell Court
Concord, NH 03301
Phone: 603.227.5423
Email: [email protected]

Val Patnaude, Archive Administrator
Director, Student Financial Services
Rivier University
420 South Main Street
Nashua, NH 03060
Phone: 603.897.8533
Email: [email protected]