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NASW-NH Committees and Activities

The New Hampshire Chapter has a committee to interest every NASW member. Working on a chapter committee can be stimulating and informative. It also helps contribute to the development of our profession. All NASW members are welcome to join the committees listed here. If you would like more information, please contact the chapter at (603-226-7135) or

Social & Legislative Action Committee (SLAC) - Chair- Cynthia Moniz, PhD, MSW
To develop an annual legislative agenda and to publicize and involve members in the promotion and awareness of the Chapter's activities. Read more about SLAC.

Meets 3rd Tuesday of every month from 6:30pm-8:00pm at the Chapter office.

Public Relations Committee- (needs Chair)
To develop news releases, etc. to promote events that the Chapter wishes to inform members and the public about.

Annual Meeting Committee- Chair- Sharon Murphy, Ph.D.
To plan and coordinate the Annual Meeting.

Clinical Social Work Committee- Chair- Jill Johnson Bardsley, LICSW
To supervise continuing education for the NH Chapter NASW; To offer forums to discuss issues relevant to the practice of clinical social work; To advocate for and engage in political endeavors affecting clinicians and those whom they serve; To present monthly workshops in committee meetings with CEU's attached.

Meets 2nd Friday of every month from 9:00am-11:00am at the Chapter office.

Newsletter Committee
To assure publication of the Chapter newsletter and to work with committees and the Board to publicize and inform members of events, job openings, etc.

Diversity Awareness Committee- Chair -Christine Rine, Ph.D., MSW

NH Political Action for Candidate Election (PACE) - Chair- Jill Johnson Bardsley, LICSW
To provide a legal way for NASW-NH to make campaign contributions to candidates on the local level. This committee is primarily focused on electoral activities aimed at supporting specific candidates who promote or espouse NASW policies.

Meets 3rd Tuesday of every month from 5:30pm-6:30pm at the Chapter office.

Children's Issues Committee- Chair- Cindy Wheeler, MSW
To identify the broader causes of social problems within the local and state community; to actively work toward the elimination of these causes of dysfunction through advocating change of the social service system itself. To work collaboratively with other child advocacy groups to address issues; to work with the SLAC committee to improve social institutions, systems, legislation, and practice that impose hardship on children and families.

Meets 1st Tuesday of every month from 8:30am-10:00am at Casey Family Services in Concord. Please note: Regular meetings will resume in September.

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