LEADERSHIP – Board Members


Deb Chisholm

Deb Chisholm, PMP, is the Waterways Manager for the City of Nashua, NH. 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.

Denise Closson

Denise Closson
Vice President

Denise Closson is the Vice President of the Board of Director’s, Denise is the current Human Resource Coordinator and Book Keeper at Crown Dental. She is the former Book Keeper at Life Coping since 2000. Denise is instrumental in administration of the human resource functions at GNHFH and is an active member of the build teams and volunteers her time at the ReStore.


Sara Salvi

Sara Salvi is a certified public accountant licensed in the State of NH and the Commonwealth of MA. She has a Master of Science in Accounting degree from the University of Massachusetts, Lowell.   Sara works as a state and local government audit manager at CliftonLarsonAllen LLP, a public accounting firm.   She is from Norwood, MA and currently resides in Chelmsford.

Tom Osgood

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.



Cindi Owning

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.
Deborah Stoodley

Stephanie Kane

Stephanie has been a full time Real Estate Broker/ RELATOR since 1998. Stephanie enjoys working with people to help them reach their dreams. Stephanie is a Top Producing agent with Keller Williams Realty,  working with buyers and sellers. Stephanie also has New Construction experience from working with many builders in the Southern NH over the years.

Deborah Stoodley

Deborah Stoodley

Deborah comes to GNHFH as a seasoned financial specialist with over 21 years of experience in the banking and financial services field. Deborah is the current Branch and Business Development Manager at Merrimack County Savings Bank and was the previous AVP Financial Services Manager at People’s United Bank. Deb has lent her financial acumen to GNHFH to assist with fiscal management and regulatory adherence.