Glenn joined North Country Council in 2014 as a Senior Economic Development Planner. He serves as staff to the Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) Steering Committee and works closely with communities and other stakeholders in the North Country Economic Development District to help advance projects that create job opportunities and add to the overall economic base of the region.
Glenn was previously Economic Development Director for the NH Community Development Finance Authority (CDFA), a State entity that provides funding for community development projects statewide. He was responsible for overseeing economic development grant making for the agency, as well as implementation of the NH Investment Tax Credit Program administered by CDFA. Glenn came to CDFA in 2001 after a 23-year career in the private sector where he held management positions in sales, marketing and business development for several high technology firms.
Glenn earned his Bachelor’s degree from Framingham State College, and his Master’s in Resource Administration and Management from the University of New Hampshire. He is a Certified and Credentialed Economic Developer through the New Hampshire Economic Development Association and Northeastern Economic Developers Association, and is also the recipient of the Daniel Quinlan Award for outstanding community planning, and the Community Builder Award from the Gideon Masonic Lodge.
Glenn lives in Kingston, NH at Evergreen Farm where he grows Christmas Trees and maintains the mid-1800s farmstead. He is also very active in the community, serving on the town Planning Board, Historic District Commission, Capital Improvements Committee, Library Strategic Planning Committee and Rockingham Planning Commission. Glenn is an old car buff and an avid Contra Dancer, as well.
Scott G. Colby currently serves as president of Upper Connecticut Valley Hospital (UCVH) with experience in healthcare strategic planning, business operations and development, medical management collaboration, financial analysis, team building, and growth initiatives. Prior to joining UCVH in 2016, he held the position of senior vice president of sales and executive director for Minuteman Health in Manchester, NH.
As president, he manages the day-to-day operations of UCVH and its more than 120 employees based in Colebrook, New Hampshire. He is responsible for ensuring patient care and maintaining the financial integrity of the hospital. Colby reports to the UCVH board of directors the CEO of North Country Healthcare. Colby also has a role within North Country Healthcare in developing a secure health system that will preserve access to high-quality healthcare for people in northern New Hampshire and Vermont.
Scott has a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of New Hampshire and a master’s of science in management–health care administration degree from New England College. He also is a 2002 graduate of Leadership Manchester. He has held positions as executive vice president of the New Hampshire Medical Society, director of government affairs and managed care of Catholic Medical Center, and manager of network contracting of Tufts Health Plan. Scott currently serves on several other boards in the area including the 45th Parallel EMS, Borders Development Corporation, North Country Community Recreation Center and Indian Stream Health Center.
Carol Miller has been the Director of Broadband Technology, at the Division of Economic Development, within the Department of Business and Economic Affairs since November 2009 retiring from state service in Dec 2020.
Carol is a native of the North Country in Northern New Hampshire. Born in Berlin and a resident of Gorham, her career covers a wide range of technologies. She was co-owner and founder of NCIA with husband Jeff Schall for 19 years. As an entrepreneur they built an internet service business in the underserved North Country deploying changing technologies from dial-up, dsl, and wireless high speed service across the northern 3 counties. Carol managed the internet business, and established and grew a retail network and computer center. In addition she has been an adjunct faculty at WMCC teaching financial software, a part-time radio disk jockey for FM and AM stations in the North Country for over 15 years and holds a radio broadcast and packet radio technicians license.
Her affiliations and state-wide networking skills allowed the Division of Economic Development to focus on broadband and its economic benefits to the State of NH for the past 11 years. She has worked with communities and organizations around the state, and legislators helping them to make decisions and develop policies while setting goals and objective strategies to improve their digital access and attract high capacity infrastructure.
She currently serves on the several boards and committees including the Coos County Economic Development Corporation, the NH Statewide Interoperability Executive Committee, the Transportation Council, the New Hampshire Tech Alliance Workforce Development Committee, and the New Hampshire School Connectivity Initiative, and a presenter/facilitator for the National Collaborative for Digital Equity for the last few years.
Lise T. Howson
Lise has over 25 years of New Hampshire banking experience. She studied Business Administration at the University of New Hampshire Whittemore School of Business and Economics. She is a member of the Lancaster Rotary, member of GREAT (Groveton Revitalization Economic Action Team), and a board member of The Morrison Hospital Association. Lise has also been involved with the Nashua Police Athletic League and the Nashua Boys & Girls Club.