As Vice Chancellor and Treasurer Catherine Provencher serves as Chief Financial Officer of the University System. She and her team of approximately fifty coworkers provide centralized accounting, budgeting, treasury, including cash, investment and debt management, internal audit, procurement, capital planning and institutional research services to the four institutions comprising the University System. Provencher and her team also serve as staff liaison to the Board of Trustees’ Financial Affairs, Investment and Audit Committees.
She joined the University System in March 2014 following a successful 27 year career in New Hampshire State service, most recently serving as State Treasurer, preceded as Director of Audits of the Office of Legislative Budget Assistant, the State’s Auditor.
Provencher currently serves on the Boards of the NH Business Finance Authority and the NH Center for Public Policy Studies. She holds a Masters in Business Administration from New Hampshire College and a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy from Bentley College.