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Through a united coalition of business, municipal, and community groups, our mission is to be a catalyst for the development of a range of housing options for the diverse workforce in the Greater Seacoast region of New Hampshire. 

OUR MISSION

Auburn

Atkinson

Barrington

Brentwood

Candia

Chester

Danville

Deerfield

Derry

Dover

Durham

East Kingston

Epping

Exeter

Farmington

Fremont

Greenland

Hampstead

Hampton

Hampton Falls

Hudson

Kensington

Kingston

Lee

Litchfield

Londonderry

Madbury

Merrimack

Milton

Nashua

Newington

New Castle

Newfields

Newmarket

Newton

Northwood

Nottingham

North Hampton

Pelham

Plaistow

Portsmouth

Raymond

Rochester

Rollinsford

Rye

Sandown

Seabrook

South Hampton

Somersworth

Salem

Stafford

Stratham

Windham

WHAT WE DO

Technical assistance, data, and education 

We provide technical assistance, data, and educational presentations to municipal staff, elected officials, and local leaders through housing design charrettes, presentations, and more.

Advocacy training, community engagement, and local coalition-building

We work with community and business groups across the region to educate and empower advocates, engage community members in the conversation, and build local coalitions

Messaging

We’re on a mission to change the conversation about housing.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Lindsay Sonnett

Co-Chair

Nonprofit Consultant

Whitfield Consulting Group

Term expires 12/2021

Michael Castagna

Co-Chair

Principal

Castagna Consulting Group

Term expires 12/2021

Bart McDonough

Vice Chair

Town Planner

Town of Kittery 

Term expires 03/2023

Jill Peter

Treasurer

EVP Chief Risk Officer

Kennebunk Savings Bank

Term expires 12/2022

Michael Behrendt

Secretary

Town Planner

Town of Durham, NH

Term expires 12/2022

Tim Roache

RPC Representative to the Board

Executive Director

Rockingham Planning Commission

Laurel Adams

REDC Representative to the Board

President

REDC

Thomas House

Past President

Principal

T.H.A. Architects, L.L.C.

Term expires 12/2023

Thomas Howard

Director of Business Development

Stateside Construction

Term expires 03/2023

Jen Czysz

SRPC Representative to the Board

Executive Director

Strafford Regional Planning Commission

MEET THE TEAM

Sarah Wrightsman

Executive Director

Sarah Wrightsman serves as executive director of the Workforce Housing Coalition of the Greater Seacoast and housing planner for the Regional Economic Development Center.

Wrightsman was recently honored by Union Leader as a "40 Under Forty" in New Hampshire. Wrightsman was previously recognized as a "10 to Watch" winner by Catapult Seacoast and Seacoast Media Group, as well as Stay Work Play's 2018 Civic Leader of the Year. 

director@seacoastwhc.org

603-842-5682

 

 

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Luna Wrightsbun

Executive Assistant

As Executive Assistant at the Workforce Housing Coalition of the Greater Seacoast, Luna's primary responsibilities including shredding documents, boosting morale, and livening up presentations. 

Luna is an expert in bunstruction management and assists the Executive Director with packet assembly and mailings. 

Luna was recently recognized for her work designing corrugated cardboard box homes. 

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The Workforce Housing Coalition
of the Greater Seacoast

57 Main Street

Raymond, NH 03077

© 2020 Workforce Housing Coalition.

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