NH Senate - Working Group announces public meeting at Sununu Youth Services Center

Concord, NH - The Sununu Youth Services Center legislative working group will host a public meeting at the Sununu Center on September 10 at 7:00 p.m.

The meeting, lead by working group Chair Senator David Boutin (R-Hooksett) and Vice Chair Senator Bette Lasky (D-Nashua), will serve as an opportunity for community members to learn more about  possible alternative options to transform the Sununu Center to a facility to better address the needs our state’s juvenile population, ask questions, suggest ideas, and express concerns.

NOTE: Media who plan to attend should RSVP to Kate Giaquinto by Thursday, September 10 at 4 p.m.


Thursday, September 10, at 7:00 p.m.


Sununu Youth Services Center, Chapel
1056 North River Road, Manchester, NH 


Sununu Center Working Group members:

  • Senator David Boutin (R-Hooksett), Chair
  • Senator Bette Lasky (D-Nashua), Vice Chair
  • Representative Marjorie Smith (D-Durham), Clerk
  • Senator Jeanie Forrester (R-Meredith)
  • Senator Sharon Carson (R-Londonderry)
  • Senator Nancy Stiles (R-Hampton)
  • Senator John Reagan (R-Deerfield)
  • Representative Richard Barry (R-Merrimack)
  • Representative Frank Byron (R- Litchfield)


  • Mary Ann Cooney, Associate Commissioner Department of Health and Human Services
  • Lorraine Bartlett, Director of the Division for Children Youth and Families, DHHS
  • Justice Ned Gordon – 6th Circuit, Merrimack Country District Division
  • Joseph Diament, Director of the Division of Community Corrections and Programming Services
  • Michael K. Skibbie, Policy Director, Disability Rights Center of New Hampshire
  • Mayor Ted Gatsas, Manchester\