Committees and Members

Committee Membership 2023-2024

The Board accomplishes its work through standing committees, Board-designated committees, and special subcommittees. For information regarding each committee's purpose and mission, please see the Committee Charges page.

Executive Committee

Alexander J. Walker, Chair
James P. Burnett III, Vice Chair
Kassandra Spanos Ardinger, Secretary
M. Jacqueline Eastwood
Cathy J. Green
Mike Pilot
J. Morgan Rutman
Gregg Tewksbury

 

Governance Committee

Kassandra Spanos Ardinger, Chair
Christiana Thornton, Vice Chair
James P. Burnett III
Cathy Green
Patrick W. Griffin
David A. Westover

 

Financial Affairs Committee

Mike Pilot, Chair
Gregg Tewksbury, Vice Chair
Kassandra Spanos Ardinger
James P. Burnett III
George S. Hansel
Kevin Knarr
Peter T. Paul
J. Morgan Rutman

 

Audit Committee

Gregg Tewksbury, Chair
M. Jacqueline Eastwood, Vice Chair
Shawn N. Jasper
Mackenzie Murphy
Peter T. Paul
The Governor (by statute)

Educational Excellence Committee

M. Jacqueline Eastwood, Chair
George Hansel, Vice Chair
Eric Carter (UNH)
Emily A. Coutermarsh (PSU)
Frank Edelblut
Patrick W. Griffin
Shawn N. Jasper
Mackenzie Murphy
Wayne Semprini
Christiana Thornton
David A. Westover
Jeremiah Barry
    Rep. to the committee from (USSB/KSC)
Zachary J. Christie
    Rep. to the committee from (USSB/KSC)
Vacant
    Rep. to the committee from (USSB/UNH-CPS)
Avery Ellis
    Rep. to the committee from (USSB/UNH-Law)
Tim Hoheneder
    Rep. to the committee from (USSB/UNH-Grad)
Jonah Rosenberg
    Rep. to the committee from (USSB/PSU)

 

Investments and Capital Planning Committee

J. Morgan Rutman, Chair
Kevin Knarr, Vice Chair
George S. Hansel
Joel Nkounkou
Mike Pilot
Wayne Semprini
The Governor (by statute)
USNH Treasurer (by statute)

 

Nomination Committee

Cathy J. Green, Chair
J. Morgan Rutman
Gregg Tewksbury


Special Committees and/or Task Forces

Executive Compensation & Performance Review Committee

Alexander J. Walker, Chair
James P. Burnett III, Vice Chair
Kassandra Spanos Ardinger

USSB Liaison

David A. Westover


Appointments to Affiliated Boards

UNH Foundation

James P. Burnett, III
Kevin Knarr