New Hampshire Bankers Holds its Annual Meeting And Election of Officers and Directors

2017-18 Board ChairThe New Hampshire Bankers Association (NH Bankers) elected Officers and Directors for the coming fiscal year during its Annual Meeting held on June 20, 2017. The meeting was attended by over 100 members of the New Hampshire Banking industry.

NH Banker members voted to elect Dan Morrison, President and CEO of Optima Bank, as Chairman of the Board for the coming year.  Mr. Morrison, who previously served as Vice-Chairman, is succeeding Gregg Tewksbury, President and CEO of Savings Bank of Walpole.

Also elected to the NH Bankers Executive Committee were Mark Pitkin, President and CEO of Sugar River Bank, as Vice Chairman; Steve Webb, President-NH of TD Bank, as Treasurer; and Richard Wallis, President/CEO of Piscataqua Savings Bank, as Secretary. Ron Magoon, President and CEO of Franklin Savings Bank was approved as a new member of the NH Bankers Board of Directors. 

Re-elected to the NH Bankers Board were Ann R. Lally, President, Salem Co-operative Bank, and David Mansfield, CEO, The Provident Bank. They will be joining currently elected board members James O’Neill, President and CEO, Federal Savings Bank, and Philip Emma, President, Merrimack County Savings Bank.

Speakers at the event included Senator Judd Gregg, Ken Burgess, Chair Elect of the American Bankers Association, and Lt. Joe Ebert, Director of the New Hampshire Information and Analysis Center and Commander of the State Police Intelligence Unit. Attendees also participated in a live Action Alert, using their mobile devices to send an advocacy message to their local and state representatives.

Outgoing NH Bankers Chairman Gregg Tewksbury, President and CEO of Savings Bank of Walpole (L), congratulates incoming Chairman Dan Morrison, President and CEO of Optima Bank at NH Bankers Association Annual Meeting.