Purposeful Networking Sessions

With Interactive Exercises


NHBSR Birds of a Feather

These purposeful networking sessions are meant to promote community growth through discussion and connecting around topics our network is passionate about. The conference offers eight (8) different topics for discussion.  

These sessions will be co-facilitated by content topic experts:

12:40 - 1:40 PM Purposeful Networking (Birds of a feather)


Flo Nicolas, Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer, DEI Directive

Sheila Hatch, Certified Professional Coach, Certified Bowenwork Practitioner

Civic Discourse

James McKim, Founder and Managing Partner, Organizational Ignition

Sue Kaplan, Founder and Principal, Sustainable Futures Consulting

Education & Childcare

Sarah Robinson, Education Justice Campaign Director, Granite State Progress

Michael Turmelle, Director of Education and Career Initiatives, NH Charitable Foundation

Thriving Communities

Courtney Tanner, Director of Government Relations, Dartmouth Health

Allan Reetz, Director Public & Government Affairs, Hanover Co-op Food Stores

Mental Health

Deb LeClair, Psychologist and Executive Coach, Full Spectrum Wellness

Jennice Chewlin, Founder and CEO, Chewlin Group


Carrie Mayo, Founder and Creative Director, Mayo Web Designs and Marketing

Sam Evans Brown, Executive Director, Clean Energy New Hampshire


Julien Gervreau, Director, Sustainability Implementation & Climate Action Planning, Sensiba San Filippo LLP

Colleen Spear, Founder and Impact Consultant, Spearpoint Strategies

Workforce Retention & Attraction

Will Stewart, Executive Director, Stay Work Play

Melissa Skarupa, Marketing Manager, Community Partnerships & Sponsorships, Dartmouth Health

Jessica O’Connor, Consultant, Workforce Development, Dartmouth Health

Networking Reception

Our office in Dhaka

End the day with purposeful networking and meaningful connections!

4:15 - 5:30 PM Networking Reception (with interactive exercise)

NHBSR's spring conference is designed to appeal to large and small companies across the spectrum of sustainable/socially responsible business operations. Informative sessions and purposeful networking provide numerous opportunities for our 300+ attendees to learn and share best practices for a more sustainable future.