COAST Board of Directors

COAST is governed by a board of directors made up of representatives from all towns served by COAST routes, as well as partner or community organizations.

Current Directors

  • David Sandmann, Chair (At-Large)
  • Juliet T.H. Walker, Vice Chair (City of Portsmouth)
  • Jennifer Decker, Secretary (Granite State Independent Living)
  • Julian Long, Treasurer (City of Rochester)
  • Scott Bogle, (Rockingham Planning Commission)
  • Donna Benton (City of Dover)
  • Arthur Capello (Town of Farmington)
  • Daniel Chartrand (Town of Exeter)
  • Cynthia Copeland (Strafford Regional Planning Commission)
  • Steve Fournier (Town of Newmarket)
  • Denis Hebert (Town of Newington)
  • Martin Pepin (City of Somersworth)
  • Maria Stowell (Pease Development Authority)
  • Shelley Winters (NHDOT ex-officio)

Alternate Board Members

  • Martin Dumont (City of Somersworth)
  • Eric Eby (City of Portsmouth)
  • Daniel Fitzpatrick (City of Rochester)
  • Carol Gulla (At-Large)
  • Colin Lentz (Strafford Regional Planning Commission)

The following entities do not have current representatives appointed to the Board:

  • An appointed representative from the Town of Berwick
  • An appointed representative from the Town of Stratham
  • An appointed representative from a Chamber of Commerce in COAST’s service area
  • An appointed representative from a major private sector employer in COAST’s service area
  • Two (2) “At Large Representative(s)” appointed at the Board’s discretion