LEADERSHIP – Board Members
Jim Kelly is currently the Founder/Owner of Kelly Law PLLC here in Nashua where he serves clients of all different backgrounds and needs. He is also co-owner with his brother of Kinsley House of Pizza; also here in Nashua! With all of Jim’s experience in the businesses world he has decided to help others put their dreams into action. He has done so by starting his own Consulting Business the Kelly Group with Velocity Hub as an Executive Coach and Trainer. Jim will now be able to help individuals grow businesses of their own!
Deb Chisholm is an environmental project manager at Nobis Engineering in Lowell, MA. She has spent the last 26 years in the industry working to clean up hazardous waste sites. She grew up in Nashua where she continues to live with her 3 children and her dog. Deb joined the Habitat Board to help provide affordable housing and make a difference in her community.
Bill Stoughton is GNHFH’s former President and current build crew and family selection committee member. He has been involved with Habitat’s mission and has helped to make sure it’s vision has been carried out in the past and still today. He was a lawyer for many years before retiring. After retirement Bill has dedicated his time to improving his community and helping those within it.
Mary Jarril comes to this board with over 43 years’ experience in logistics planning and operations both in the civilian sector and with 32 years in the US Army. Her backgrounds also include transportation operations, maintenance operations, supply chain management and logistics budget planning. She has an MBA with a concentration in Contracting and Acquisition. Mary has been on the build crew for 5 years as a team leader and a board member as Vice President.
Nora Boyle is a retired IT Director whose career included managing large scale software implementations and global technology organizations. She also was a volunteer tutor for over 15 years with the Nashua Adult Learning Center.
is a program manager and systems engineer at BAE Systems in Nashua. Eric has volunteered with GNHFH for many years, and currently serves as our Construction Chairperson.
Chris Fabri is a Father to two great kids and lives in Nashua, NH with his Bride-to-be. He has been the Director of Solutions Architects at Synergis Software for over a decade. His newest role as Customer Advocate was designed to strengthen the relationship between our Customers and each department at Synergis Software. He has been at the forefront of design software since the early days of AutoCAD and Softdesk. He also has extensive experience with Facilities and Document Management solutions. Chris has been a presenter at Autodesk University and SolidWorks World as well as countless technical presentations on document management for SMBs and Fortune 100 companies. Chris is a Board Member of the Greater Nashua Habitat for Humanity and past President.
Cindi Owning is Co-Owner of Viking Roofing in Hollis, NH. Viking Roofing offers more than 50 years of combined roofing and metalworking experience, and provides expert advice on roofing materials, methods and designs to preserve the integrity of residential, commercial and historic properties. Cindi is quite interested in providing people a leg up just as she does with her investment in her employees.
Ken Recke is a self-described “career UPS’er” for over 27 years, Mr. Recke is Director of Plant Engineering for the UPS Northeast District. As part of the UPS district leadership staff, Mr. Recke is an active member of the company’s crisis planning and preparedness Incident Response Team and Safety Council. He is also Chair of UPS’s Northeast District Congressional Awareness Committee, and is an avid supporter of the UPS Neighbor to Neighbor employee volunteer program and Women’s Business Resource Group. Mr. Recke earned a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from SUNY at Buffalo where he met his wife, Suzanne, who is an occupational therapist. He resides in Hollis with his wife and daughter.
Tom Osgood is retired, after working 30 years with Ace Hardware Corporation, most recently as Northeast Regional Sales Manager. He is a veteran, having served in the NH Air National Guard. In addition to Habitat, Tom is a certified mentor and the chairman of the Merrimack Valley Chapter of SCORE.
Sara Balerna is a certified public accountant licensed in the State of NH. She works as a municipal auditor at Melanson Health, a public accounting firm. Sara has been at Melanson Health for six years, and has been an audit supervisor for almost two years. She is from Norwood, MA and currently resides in Chelmsford. She is currently working towards her Master’s Degree, with only one semester remaining