Endowment for Health Appoints Three New Board Members

October 20, 2022

Concord, NH – The Endowment for Health recently appointed three new members to its Board of Directors. The appointments all bring unique skills to help lead the organization as it works to partner more deeply with New Hampshire communities.

Virginia “Biddy” Irwin served a decade at the NH Department of Education in multiple positions, including Director of Education and Interim Superintendent for SAU 43. She was also elected three times to the NH House of Representatives as well as serving as a Newport Selectman for 21 years. Ms. Irwin also has deep experience in the fields of mental health and developmental disabilities.

Kathleen McGuire served as an Associate Justice on the New Hampshire Superior Cout for 25 years. She also served as Chief of the Criminal Bureau in the New Hampshire Attorney General’s Office and currently works as a private mediator and arbitrator.

Tim Murphy is Executive Director of the Southwest Regional Planning Commission based in Keene, NH and has more than 35 years of experience as a regional planner focusing on environmental quality, community and economic development, demographic change, emergency management, public health, transportation and broadband access.

“We are pleased to welcome Biddy, Kathleen and Tim to the Endowment for Health Board,” said Betsy Paine, the Endowment’s Board Chair. “These individuals bring a wealth of professional experience in the fields of education, government, judicial, and community planning, and all have a deep understanding of what it means to serve vulnerable populations,” she said.

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The Endowment for Health works to improve the health and reduce the burden of illness for the people of New Hampshire – especially the vulnerable and underserved. Since 2001, the Endowment has awarded more than 1600 grants totaling $63 million to support a wide range of health-related projects in New Hampshire. For more information about the Endowment for Health, visit www.endowmentforhealth.org