Concord, NH — NH Hunger Solutions advocates to end food insecurity, improve access to nutritious food,
and address hunger’s root causes for all New Hampshire residents. To accomplish this mission, NH Hunger
Solutions is continuing to develop its Board of Directors to strengthen its ability to meet its mission. To this
end, NH Hunger Solutions announces the appointment of three new board members who will help develop its
capacity. The three new members bring management skills, experience in government policy making, and legal
skills to the Board. The three new members are:

1. Cathy McDowell was the founding director of four family centered organizations, including the
Family Planning and Education Center, Coös County Family Health Programs, the Gorham
Community Learning Center and the Family Resource Center at Gorham. Cathy is now a
consultant with a focus on helping communities to develop coordinated early childhood systems. She
has served on numerous boards and received a variety of awards for her community work. Cathy
lives in Randolph NH with her husband and their dog, Kezar.

Laura Milliken, ED of NH Hunger Solutions said, “Cathy’s non-profit management skills will be enormously
helpful as we continue building our organization.” About her appointment Cathy said, “I am excited to be
helping to strengthen an organization seeking to end hunger in the Granite State.”

2. Jon Morgan was a NH State Senator from District 23 who learned firsthand about supporting children
through his prime sponsorship of SB6, a bill that represented the largest investment in generations to
the NH Division of Children, Youth and Families. He also supported SB82- a bill to relieve parents in
the “reduced price” meal category of the .30 cents per breakfast. Both bills successfully became law.
Professionally, Jon is a cybersecurity threat researcher who brings an acute awareness of technical
security, policy development and strategic management. Jon serves on the Friends of NH Drug Courts
board and Easter Seals NH Government Relations Committee. Jon lives in Brentwood NH with his
wife and three boys and works with Area Security as a Sr. Threat Researcher. He works remotely
from home.

Milliken remarked, “Jon’s skills as a legislator and cybersecurity specialist will help us strengthen our policy
development and help us develop technical security.” Morgan said, “I was an advocate for children in the
legislature, and I look forward to continuing that work with NH Hunger Solutions.”

3. Ray Burke is an attorney at NH Legal Assistance where he is the Lead Director for the Energy and
Utility Justice Project and Co-Director of the Benefits Project. Ray represents clients who face barriers
to critical public benefits such as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). Previously,
Ray worked in legal services in New York. Ray lives in Concord with his wife and daughter.

“Ray’s legal expertise and experience with direct services to clients brings important skills and perspective to
NH Hunger Solutions,” said Milliken. Burke said of his appointment, “I have always been an advocate for
social justice and look forward to bringing those skills to the Board of NH Hunger Solutions.”


To arrange an interview or further information regarding NH Hunger Solutions mission:
Contact Laura Milliken, Executive Director

NH Hunger Solutions
18 Loudon Rd. P.O. Box 3477
Concord, NH 03302