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Nonpublic School Advisory Council

The Nonpublic School Advisory Council (NSAC) was established by the NH Code of Administrative Rules, Ed 406, Establishment of The Nonpublic School Advisory Council, to perform duties assigned by the State Board of Education related to nonpublic schools, to facilitate communication between the Department of Education and nonpublic schools, and to raise issues of concern to nonpublic schools. The Council consists of 21 members including representatives of private schools, the Department of Health and Human Services, and the Department of Education, as well as two members representing the public and a public school official.

Meet the Council

Andrea Elliot          
Bishop Brady High School    

Brad Choyt  
Head of School 
Crossroads Academy 

Christy Whipple
Head of School                 
Newport Montessori School 

Chuck George           
Director of Campus Safety                          
New Hampton School 

Dave Thibault           
Superintendent of Schools                          
Diocese of Manchester

Gina Power                            
Senior Government Relation Advisor                      
Rath, Young & Pignatelli, P.C. (Firm) 

Linda Brodeur          
Bishop Geurtin High School 

Linda Johnson                  
McLane Middleton (Firm)   

Lisa Dias         
Head of School                 
World Academy

Matthew Hicks       
Shaker Road School 

Mike Runey                
Portsmouth Christian Academy

Susan Harrington                             
Chief Financial Officer                   
Brewster Academy 

Toby Iselin
NH Private Special Education Association     

Caitlin Davis
Division of Education and Analytics Resources

Nathaniel Greene
Bureau of Student Opportunities

Shireen Meskoob
Program Specialist
Office of Nonpublic Schools


Shireen Meskoob
Program Specialist
Office of Nonpublic Schools