Staff

Rebecca Sky Executive Director

Rebecca is the first Executive Director of the NH State Commission on Aging. She is a public health leader with over twenty-five years of successful experience supporting and strengthening New Hampshire communities. Prior to coming to the Commission, Rebecca worked for the Foundation for Healthy Communities on a variety of initiatives including work with hospitals in New Hampshire to increase access to treatment for people with Opioid Use Disorders, establishing evidence-based community falls prevention programs, and co-leading the formation of the NH Health & Equity Partnership, a multi-sectorial, multi-disciplinary, multi-cultural collective impact initiative to advance health and equity in the State of New Hampshire. Rebecca studied for a Bachelors in Science in Health Policy and Administration at Penn State University and earned her MPH at the University of New Hampshire. She also earned a certificate in Value-Based Health Care from The Dartmouth Institute. She is a past officer of the New Hampshire Public Health Association.

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Commission Members

Commission members are appointed to serve 2-year terms; provided that initially such members shall serve staggered terms and no such member shall serve more than 2 consecutive terms. Membership of the Commission is defined in RSA Chapter 19 P:1 which outlines participation from the State Legislature, specific departments within State Government, and members of the Public.

Current Members

  • Wendi Aultman (NH DHHS)
  • Kathy Baldridge (Governor Appointee, Hillsborough County)
  • Kenneth Berlin (Vice-chair, Governor Appointee, Hillsborough County)
  • Roberta Berner (Secretary, Governor Appointee, Grafton County)
  • Elizabeth Bielecki (NH Dept. of Safety)
  • Susan Buxton (NH Office of the Long-Term Care Ombudsman)
  • Representative Polly Campion (Chair and Member of the House of Representatives)
  • Susan Demers (Governor Appointee, Belknap/Merrimack County)
  • Susan Denopoulos Abrami (Governor Appointee, Belknap County)
  • Susan Emerson (Governor Appointee, Cheshire County)
  • Patrick Herlihy (NH DOT)
  • John Kennedy (Governor Appointee, Strafford County)
  • Richard Lavers (NH DES)
  • Lynn Lippitt (NH Housing Finance Authority)
  • Representative James MacKay (Member of the House of Representatives)
  • Daniel Marcek (Governor Appointee, Hillsborough County)
  • Sunny Mulligan Shea (NH DOJ Office of Attorney General)
  • Susan Nolan (Governor Appointee, Rockingham County)
  • Susan Ruka (Governor Appointee, Carroll County)
  • Kristi St. Laurent (Governor Appointee, Rockingham County)
  • Carol Stamatakis (Governor Appointee, Sullivan County)
  • Harry Viens (Governor Appointee, Belknap County)
  • Senator Ruth Ward (Member of the Senate)
  • Janet Weeks (NH DOL)