NH Council on Systemic Inclusion
NH Council on Systemic Inclusion
* Advises the BankOn New Hampshire initiative on strategic planning
* Advises on evolving efforts to build a statewide network of sustained local systemic inclusion partnerships in NH’s LMI communities
Co-Chair Dr. Wildolfo Arvelo, director, economic development, NH Department of Business and Economic Affairs
Co-Chair Dr. Robert McLaughlin, founder/executive director, NCDE
Susan Ballard, vice-president, library services and partnership development, NCDE; past president, American
Association of School Librarians
Tori Berube, vice president, college planning and engagement, NHHEAF Network
Zenagui Brahim, president, NH Manufacturing Extension Partnership
Margaret Byrnes, executive director, NH Municipal Association
Susanne Cameron, community reinvestment and community partnerships officer, New England,
JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Cyndi Dunlap, chair, NH Learns Alliance
Katy Easterly Martey, executive director, NH Community Development Finance Authority
Dr. Mary Ford, dean of education, Southern New Hampshire University
Stan Freeda, director, education technology, NH Department of Education
Richard Grogan, executive director, Northern Border Regional Commission
Ryan Hale, manager, government and member relations, NH Bankers Association
Talmira Hill, principal, the T. L. Hill Group
Mollie Kaylor, NH Program Manager, Northern Border Regional Commission
Dr. Kenneth La Valley, vice provost, university outreach and engagement, University of New Hampshire
James McKim, president, NAACP Manchester
Kimberly Meyer, chair, NH Afterschool Network
Carol Miller, director, broadband technology, NH Department of Business and Economic Affairs
Pawn Nitichan, executive director, City Year New Hampshire
Advisors Paige Diner, senior associate, Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund
Tori Hamilton, program coordinator, BankOn CT
Bonita Irving, district community affairs officer, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, US Treasury Dept.
Jeff Manning, community affairs specialist, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
Carmen Panacopoulos, senior business strategy manager, regional and community outreach, Federal Reserve
Bank of Boston
Mimi Turchinetz, assistant deputy director, BankOn Boston
NCDE is forming working committees (and their membership will be posted here shortly as we confirm them), with the key purposes of each noted here.
1. Banking Leaders Committee: (a) promote existing and spur new BankOn accounts and financial literacy resources for unbanked and underbanked LMI families and learners of all ages: (b) strengthen and promote inclusive pathways into banking careers, and (c) advise educational system and community leaders and employers on how to foster collaborative partnerships for systemic inclusion in LMI communities.
Michael Andelman, BankOn Boston Fellow
Susanne Cameron, JP Morgan Chase and Co.
Paige Diner, Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund
Lisa Giordano, Citizens Bank
Ryan Hale, New Hampshire Bankers Association
Tori Hamilton, BankOn Connecticut
Ulrike Smith, Franklin Savings Bank
Technical advisors for Bank On New Hampshire:
Bonita Irving, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, US Treasury Department
Jeff Manning, FDIC
Carmen Panacopoulos, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
2. Economic Inclusion Leaders Committee: (a) strengthen existing and create new inclusive pathways into in-demand living wage employment and (b) mentor employers on creating collaborative partnerships with banking leaders to support these pathways.
Dr. Wildolfo Arvelo, Sector Partnership Initiatives, NH Department of Business and Economic Affairs
Zenagui Brahim, Inclusive Pathways into Manufacturing Careers, NH Manufacturing Extension Partnership
Julie Demers, Pathways into High Tech Careers, NH Tech Alliance
Dr. Mary Ford, Inclusive Pathways into Teaching Careers, Southern New Hampshire University
Ryan Hale, Inclusive Pathways into Banking Careers, Young bankers Program, New Hampshire Bankers Association
Dr. Ken LaValley, Inclusive Pathways into STEM and Environmental Sustainability Careers, University of New Hampshire
Joshua Reap, Inclusive Pathways to Construction Careers, President & CEO of ABC NH/VT
Dan Weeks, Astrid Blanco and Michael Behrmann, Inclusive Pathways into Sustainability Careers, Revision Energy and Clean Energy NH
3. Educational Inclusion Leaders Committee: (a) develop a statewide network of VISTA partnerships spurring sustained local systemic inclusion initiatives in the state’s LMI communities; (b) launch, sustain and advise NCDE’s new School Partnership Program, to engage graduate research assistants facilitating co-development of plans by P12 educators and employers to orient LMI P12 students to how core academic skills are essential and will lead to inclusive pathways into in-demand living wage jobs in NH; (c) participate with banking leaders in co-designing collaborative partnerships for systemic inclusion in LMI communities; and (d) develop and institutionalize inclusive pathways for LMI parents of color into teaching careers for short-term and long-term economic inclusion impact.
4. Philanthropic Leaders Committee: (a) co-develop with interested nonprofit leaders (see 5-a below) an XML metadata-vocabulary and GIS map of key dimensions of need facing those living in intergenerational poverty and to promote awareness of resources available in each of these dimensions; and (b) participate with banking, educational system and economic inclusion leaders in developing collaborative partnerships to design and sustain local systemic inclusion partnerships in LMI communities.
5. Nonprofit Leaders Committee for Systemic Inclusion Voice and Agency: (a) co-develop with interested philanthropic leaders (see 4-a above) an XML metadata-vocabulary and GIS map of key dimensions of need facing those living in intergenerational poverty and to promote awareness of resources available in each of these dimensions; and (b) advise on and monitor efficacy of strategies to fully integrate inclusive voice and agency into all local systemic inclusion initiatives in LMI communities.
6. Digital Inclusion Leaders Committee: (a) design and participate in virtual and, when feasible, in-person showcases of essential digital inclusion resources (broadband, devices, tech and librarian support, apps, and digital learning content); (b) oversee NCDE’s NH broadband investment planning initiative to finance affordable broadband access across underserved areas of the state; (c) develop a statewide program to refurbish and donate used computers for LMI learners; and (d) develop a statewide network of VISTA programs in LMI communities (see here).