The following have volunteered to be members of the Board of Directors. Per the by-laws of the Center, the proposed composition of the Board shall be approved by the members (parents) of the Center.
President Brian Chaput - As a 4th term board member, Brian will assume the President role. Brian and his wife Catilin have one child in the Nurture and Nature program. Jacob started at N & N as an infant, and is currently in the Snapdragon classroom. Their younger son Tanner is in the Lilac classroom. Their daughter, Emilia is in the Daisy classroom When not working in the energy industry, he enjoys spending time with family and friends and exploring the outdoors.
Treasurer Keith Harmon- Keith and his wife Sarah, live in Newfields, NH. Their daughter Clara attended Nurture and Nature and Violet is in the Snapdragon classroom. Their son, Finn, is in the Sunflower classroom! This is Keith's third term on the board and second term as the Treasurer.
Secretary Melanie Dipirro - Mel and her husband Dan live in Barrington with their daughter Anna who is in the Lilac classroom at Nurture and Nature. Their new baby Julia will be joining the Sweetpea classroom this Spring. Mel is an Operations Analyst for Ravensburger North America. She enjoys birding, long walks in the woods, puzzles, and board games. This is her second term on the board and her first term as Secretary.
Officer Lizzy Franceshini - Lizzy and her husband Darin live in Newmarket and have three children. Sam (their oldest son) attended Nurture and Nature, for a few years, and their two year old twins Hadley and Toby are home for another year. Lizzy is a middle school science teacher. In her free time you can find her running, hiking, and playing outside. This will be her fourth term on the board and second term as president. She is excited to continue serving this learning community in a new capacity!
Officer Samantha - Sam and her husband Brad have two girls, Mackenzie and Avery, one of which attends Nurture and Nature and the other is in Kindergarten. Sam is a Director at a local non-profit Social Services Agency. This is Sam's third year on the board and she is excited to be part of the team.
Officer Jenna Fredette - Jenna and her husband Greg live in Stratham and have two children who attend Nurture and Nature. They are excited to be expecting a third child this spring. Jenna is a registered nurse and currently working at Saint Anselm College. Jenna and family have been a part of Nurture and Nature for many years and this is her first year on the board. She is eager to learn and contribute to the organization.