Trustees & Granite State College Executive Administration

University System of New Hampshire Board of Trustees

Officers of the Board

Chair of the Board

Joseph G. Morone
Gubernatorial Appointee, 2013 – 2022

Vice-Chair of the Board

James P. Burnett, III (Jamie)
Gubernatorial Appointee, 2017 – 2022

Secretary of the Board

Kassandra S. Ardinger
Gubernatorial Appointee, 2016 – 2020

Members of the Board

The Honorable Christopher Sununu
Governor of New Hampshire (ex-officio), January 2017 -

Amy B. Begg
PSU Alumni-Elected, 2015-2023 (2nd term)

Donald L. Birx
President, Plymouth State University (ex-officio), July 2015 -

Todd R. Black
UNH Alumni-Elected, 2014 – 2022 (2nd term)

James W. Dean, Jr.
President, University of New Hampshire (ex-officio), July 2018 -

M. Jacqueline Eastwood
Gubernatorial Appointee, 2017 – 2021

Frank L. Edelblut
Commissioner of Education (ex-officio), February 2017 – March 2021

Cathy J. Green                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
UNH Alumni-Elected, 2017 – 2021 (1st term)

George S. Hansel                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
Gubernatorial Appointee, 2019 – 2023

Shawn N. Jasper
Commissioner, New Hampshire Department of Agriculture, Markets and Foods (ex-officio), November 2017 – November 2022
Speaker of the House (ex-officio, non-voting) 2015 – 2017

Todd J. Leach
Chancellor, University System of New Hampshire (ex-officio), July 2010 - 

Scott Mason
Gubernatorial Appointee, 2017 – 2021

Tyler Minnich                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     
GSC Student Trustee 2020 - 2021

Michael J. Pilot
UNH Alumni-Elected, 2019 – 2023 (1st term)

Christopher M. Pope
Granite State College Alumni, 2016 - 2021

Mark Rubinstein
President, Granite State College (ex-officio), March 2015 -

J. Morgan Rutman
UNH Alumni–Elected, 2016 – 2024 (2nd term)

Michael Shannon                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
PSU Student Trustee 2020 -2021

Marjorie K. Smith                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
Designee for Speaker of the House of Representatives, (ex-officio), December 2018 -

Donna M. Soucy
President of the Senate, (ex-officio), 2018 - 

Wallace R. Stevens
Gubernatorial Appointee 2015 – 2021
PSU Alumni-Elected, 2011 – 2015 (1st term)

Gregg R. Tewksbury                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           
Gubernatorial Appointee 2020 - 2024

Melinda D. Treadwell
President, Keene State College (ex-officio), July 2017 -

Alexander J. Walker, Jr.
Gubernatorial Appointee, 2016 - 2020

David A. Westover                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
KSC Alumni-Elected 2019 - 2023 (1st term)                

Granite State College
Executive Administration

Mark Rubinstein
President

Scott A. Stanley
Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

Tara Payne
Vice President of Enrollment Management

Lisa L. Shawney
Vice President for Finance and Administration