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BIA’s in-person Meet the Commissioners & Executive Councilors Networking Reception coming May 23

BIA’s in-person Meet the Commissioners & Executive Councilors Networking Reception coming May 23

CONCORD — The Business & Industry Association, New Hampshire's statewide chamber of commerce and leading business advocate, is excited to offer its in-person Meet the Commissioners & Executive Councilors Networking Reception on Monday, May 23 from 5 to 7 p.m. at The Hotel Concord, 11 So. Main St., Concord.

As business owners, you'll want to know the individuals directly responsible for and involved in implementing policies and passing regulations that affect how you do business in New Hampshire. Join us for a reception of hors d'oeuvres and networking to get to know your commissioners and executive councilors.

Confirmed commissioners include:

Department of Agriculture: Commissioner Shawn Jasper

Department of Banking: Commissioner Emelia Galdieri; Deputy Commissioner Raeleen Blaisdell

Department of Corrections: Assistant Commissioner William Conway

Department of Education: Commissioner Frank Edelblut

Department of Employment Security: Commissioner George Copadis; Deputy Commissioner Richard Lavers

Department of Energy: Director Josh Elliot; Deputy Commissioner Chris Ellms

Department of Environmental Services: Commissioner Robert Scott; Assistant Commissioner Mark Sanborn

Department of Health & Human Services: Commissioner Lori Shibinette

Human Rights Commission: Executive Director Ahni Malachi

Insurance Department: Commissioner Christopher Nicolopoulos; Deputy Commissioner David Bettencourt

Department of Labor: Commissioner Ken Merrifield; Deputy Commissioner Rudolph Ogden

Department of Military Affairs & Veterans Services: Deputy Adjutant General Warren Perry

Department of Natural & Cultural Resources: Commissioner Sarah Stewart

Department of Revenue: Commissioner Lindsey Stepp

Department of State: Secretary of State David Scanlan

Department of Transportation: Commissioner Victoria Sheehan; Deputy Commissioner Andre Briere

State Treasury: Commissioner Monica Mezzapelle

Executive Council District III: Councilor Janet Stevens

The Hotel Concord offers plenty of space for social distancing. Masks are encouraged, but not required.

Cost to attend is $30 per person for BIA members, BIA Capitol Connect members, and members of partnering organizations; and $45 per person for non-BIA members. There is no cost for commissioners and executive councilors to attend, but registration is required for planning purposes. Cancellations accepted up to one week prior to the event. After that, substitutions are allowed. Walk-ins will be allowed based on availability, but there will be a $10 surcharge and payment is due at the door. Online registration closes at noon on Monday, May 23. Register at

Event sponsors are AT&T Services, Eversource Energy, Liberty, New Hampshire Hospital Association, and RYP Granite Strategies.

For more information, please email Lora McMahon at

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