NH DHHS - Presented $612,010 High Performance Bonus by the USDA Food and Nutrition Service

Concord, NH – Tomorrow, at a ceremony at the State House, USDA Boston

Regional Administrator James Arena-DeRosa will present Governor Maggie

Hassan and DHHS Commissioner Nicholas Toumpas with a $612,010 high

performance bonus in recognition of quality performance by DHHS’ Food Stamp

Program in administering food stamps in FFY 2012.

New Hampshire is receiving this competitive award because it is the sixth

best state in the country at ensuring clients are not closed or denied food

stamp benefits incorrectly. DHHS has won food stamp bonuses 10 times in the

past 10 years, for a total general fund value of $3.1 million.


Governor Maggie Hassan

USDA Boston Regional Administrator James Arena-DeRosa

NH DHHS Commissioner Nicholas Toumpas

DATE: November 5, 2013

TIME: 11 am

EVENT: Presentation of High Performance Bonus

LOCATION: Executive Chambers

State House

Concord, NH