“Rich Ashooh will take over the new vice chairman of state’s free market think tank”
The Josiah Bartlett Center for Public Policy, New Hampshire’s free-market think tank, announced today that Rich Ashooh has been elected vice chairman of the board of directors. Ashooh, a respected business executive for many years in New Hampshire, took a leave from the board during his run for Congress in 2010 and now returns to help lead the organization.
Current board chairman Eugene Van Loan said “we’re happy that Rich Ashooh is back on our board and playing a leadership role in the future of the Josiah Bartlett Center. It is a sign of the influence we hope to have in the coming year.”
Ashooh added, “Our state is at an important crossroads. On the issues critical to New Hampshire's future, the Josiah Bartlett Center stands out as the most substantive and effective voice for sound policy, and will play an important part in helping the state tackle these challenges. I am excited and proud to take a leadership role in this effort."
The Josiah Bartlett Center for Public Policy is a non-profit, non-partisan, independent think tank focused on state and local public policy issues that affect the quality of life for New Hampshire's citizens. The Center has as its core beliefs individual freedom and responsibility, limited and accountable government, and an appreciation of the role of the free enterprise system. The Center seeks to promote policy that supports these beliefs by providing information, research, and analysis.