Dr. Hutton has worked in many government settings, functioning in a variety of roles. Progressing from a Code Enforcement Officer to a City Planner, and then to a Town Manager, she has embraced challenges to promote positive change and community success.
With 18 years of government service, Dr. Hutton's passion has always been Economic Development and Planning, where she could champion the vibrant communities she served, and improve the quality of life of their members.
Dr. Hutton began her college education in a school of Human Ecology, learning to examine and overcome challenges by taking a multi-disciplinary approach. She holds a Doctoral Degree in Law and Policy, and Masters’ Degrees in Ecology and Public Administration.
Dr. Hutton lives on the West Side of Manchester with her husband, a dog, and two cats.
Our President, Ellen Vermokowitz is a 40 year resident of Goffstown and retired teacher. Ellen has provided many years of volunteer service to our town. As Goffstown Main Street enters its third decade of service to our community, Ellen hopes to continue the community activities to boost our Main Street businesses with a renewed focus of direct business connection and support. "Here's to looking forward to a new year when we can resume activities and build that strong sense of community and supporting our businesses that we all enjoy."
Board Vice President
Laura joined the GMSP BOD in 2019. She comes to the GMSP with extensive experience in project management, volunteer experience with both non-profit and professional organizations, as well as being a business owner. As a resident of Hillsborough County since 1990, Laura is committed to serving both business owners and community residents. When not working as Manager of Operations for a cyber security software firm based in Virginia, Laura enjoys sewing, spending time with her children, traveling and the new hobby of raising chickens.
A seasoned director with the YMCA in a variety of roles, Tina has worked with the Y in a number of states for nearly 20 years. Currently, Tina serves the Goffstown community in her work and her free time. Tina and her husband, Dave, live in Manchester. They have 3 adult children and several grandchildren.
Art Team Representative
A Manchester native, Nina grew up in neighboring Bedford. She and her husband, Mark have lived in Goffstown for over 30 years, raising their family in the Village. Nina is an alumna of Notre Dame College with a BA in Commercial Art. She is actively involved in the Main Street Art Team, working to promote and encourage the abundant local talent (and there are many fantastic artists and craftspeople in this town) through Uncommon Art on the Common, Art on the Walls, as well as other Main Street Events. Nina often exhibits her art and crafts locally, especially her main brand, Stone Crow Jewelry. She and her husband have four adult children: Bill, Becca, Anna & Michelle.
Jenn earned her BS from UNH, and her M.Ed from Notre Dame College. Currently, she is a Title I Reading Tutor at the Upper Elementary School in Merrimack.
She is married with two kids: son Brennan, and daughter Mady, as well as one very sweet dog named Eleanor. "If you have attended any GMSP events, you have certainly met my family as they volunteer (or maybe more volun-told) to help out with most community events.
"I have been in love with Goffstown since 2004 when my husband and I moved here. The town is quaint and charming, quintessential New England, while still being less than ten minutes from most stores and shops I regularly use. About an hour from the mountains, the ocean or Boston, it is the perfect location. The people are friendly, welcoming, and engaging. Ready to help in any way, the residents truly make Goffstown a community I am proud to be a part of!"
A Goffstown native, Mel has lived in Goffstown her whole life and seeks to give back to her community. She is an active volunteer in the community coaching cheerleading and helping run community events. Mel lives in Goffstown with her daughter, Zowie.
A Goffstown resident for 41 years, Adam is a GHS graduate as well as a SNHU graduate with a degree in business management. He has been a small business owner in Goffstown since 2006 and a board member of the Main Street Program since 2018.