Staff and Board of Directors
PO Box 353
Concord, NH 03302
Phone (603) 224-8893
Fax (603) 228-6096
Coalition staff positions include the following:
AmeriCorps Victim Assistance Program (AVAP) Coordinator
Community Relations Director
Community Relations Coordinator
Public Policy Specialist
Public Policy Director
Technical Assistance Specialist
Training and Program Coordinator
*To contact any of these staff members call (603) 224-8893 or go to the contact us page.
2013 Board of Directors
Robin Christopherson, Chairperson
Robin has been involved with the Coalition for a number of years through her work at the Monadnock Center for Violence Prevention in Keene. Robin first joined the organization as an education and outreach coordinator in 1999 and was promoted to her current role of Executive Director in 2005. Robin is active in several statewide projects, including the primary prevention and education efforts of the Coalition.
Kathy Keller, Treasurer
Kathy is the Executive Director of New Beginnings, a crisis center serving all of Belknap County. She began as a board member for New Beginnings in 1991, was hired in 1995, and became the director in 1996. She is an active member of the Family Violence Prevention Council in Belknap County, and a member of the Leadership Executive Committee for the Belknap County Services Coordination System Integration Initiative.
Suzanne Harvey, Clerk
Suzanne served three terms in the NH House from 2005-2010, and was vice chair of the Science, Technology & Energy Committee for two terms. During her time in the House, she also served as chair of the Statewide Interagency Commission on Human Trafficking and was prime sponsor of the bill that made human trafficking a felony in the state. Suzanne's professional career included publishing, where she was editor of a business and marketing magazine for the pharmaceutical industry, and she spent over a decade developing and managing continuing medical education programs for healthcare providers.
Elizabeth A. Garon
Elizabeth has been an advocate for survivors of domestic and sexual violence for over 15 years. She has worked for the YWCA in Manchester and is currently an attorney concentrated in family, juvenile, trusts, wills, and real estate law. Through her work on the board she hopes to empower others in their quest to stop the violence through education and services.
Jennifer Turco Beaudet
Jennifer is an attorney with the Manchester office of Primmer Piper Eggleston & Cramer PC, and focuses her practice in the areas of business litigation, probate litigation, and appellate practice. She has a long history with the Coalition, serving as a member of the AmeriCorps Victim Assistance Program (AVAP) and later as a member of the AVAP advisory board.
Dawn has been the Executive Director of Bridges: Domestic and Sexual Violence Support, the support center serving Nashua and the surrounding areas since 1997. Her leadership and vision have created a vibrant and progressive agency with a reputation for excellence and community collaboration.