NH Jump$tart Coalition

Committed to Improving the Financial Literacy of NH’s Youth



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2018 Goals:

Our specific goals for 2018 are to continue our popular programs and activities: FinLit300 — a high school tournament focusing on financial literacy; the I Can Save! Tour of second grade classroom presentations emphasizing the difference between needs vs. wants; the Accounting on the Horizon presentations, in partnership with the NH Society of Certified Public Accountants; our annual teacher training workshop known as Classroom Connections; and our annual charity golf tournament. Additionally, we intend to release and update our statewide study of New Hampshire schools, identifying where a personal finance course is required for graduation.


Fundraising Events:

Kids & Money — At the beginning of each year, we conduct our “Kids & Money” campaign where organizations and individuals can make a tax-deductible donation with a credit or debit card online through our website. Annual Golf Tournament — Held each August, this annual fundraiser provides necessary support for the upcoming academic year.


Giving Opportunities:

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Volunteer Opportunities:

NH Jump$tart has formed the following volunteer opportunities through its committees:

  • Education Committee — Provides teacher training, coordinates the FinLit300 program, and conducts the annual statewide teacher training conference.
  • Early Awareness Committee — Identifies methods and events for young children to introduce them the importance of learning a savings habit at an early age.
  • Policy and Advocacy Committee — Conducts outreach to the educational, legislative and civic communities by informing them of the coalition’s activities and programs.
  • Public Affairs Committee — Provides marketing and promotional support to all coalition committees.
  • Golf Tournament Committee — Responsible for the coordination of this annual fundraising event.


Board Officers   /   Board Members

  • Bruce Leighton
    Board Chair
    President and CEO Members First Credit Union
     
  • Theresa Huntley
    Vice-Chair
    Vice President/Financial Consultant RBC Wealth Management
     
  • Daniel Hebert
    State President
    Financial Education Consultant
     
  • Tara Payne
    Vice President
    Associate Vice President of Enrollment Granite State College
     
  • Jeff Trudel
    Treasurer
    Senior Loan Officer Premier Mortgage Lending
     
  • Krista Scarlett
    Secretary
    Business Education Teacher Goffstown High School
     
  • Tori Berube
    Vice President for College Planning & Community Engagement NHHEAF Network Organizations
     
  • Kim Carter
    Vice President
    Loan Servicing Merrimack County Savings Bank
     
  • Paul Pouliot
    Financial Advisor
    Franchise Owner Ameriprise Financial
     
  • Ingrid White
    Of Counsel
    Rath, Young and Pignatelli, P.C.
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