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New Hampshire Children’s Trust Announces Three New Board Members February, 2024

Rebecca Lozman-Oxman, Cyndi Graniello, and Jennifer Ganim-Smith are the new appointees to the Board that will serve a three-year term.


"Jennifer, Rebecca, and Cyndi embody the spirit and mission of the New Hampshire Children’s Trust Board to strengthen families and the communities they live in. They fully understand the importance of our mission to foster safe, stable, and nurturing environments for children throughout New Hampshire and their depth of experience will help guide our continued growth and impact as the backbone organization for the prevention of child abuse and neglect.," remarks Cliff Simmonds, Executive Director of the Trust.



Jennifer Ganim-Smith

Jennifer moved to NH in 2016 with her family and currently resides in Derry. She is a professor and program coordinator for the early childhood program at Great Bay Community College. Jenn has spent over 20 years working with children and families to provide high-quality early childhood experiences as a teacher and program director. She had the opportunity to support early childhood professionals as she worked to refresh and grow the early childhood professional development system in NH.  Most recently she became an ERS anchor in ECERS and will use the new knowledge to continue to support program quality for children and families as she nurtures the next generation of early childhood teachers.


Rebecca Lozman-Oxman, DNP, APRN, MPH

Rebecca Lozman-Oxman grew up in upstate New York wanting to be a pediatrician or a pediatric nurse. She attended undergraduate school at University of New Hampshire, where she studied medical sociology.   She went on to get her Masters in Public Health at Emory University; and her BSN, MSN and Doctorate in nursing practice at Johns Hopkins University.  During her time in Maryland she had the opportunity to work at a clinic for the uninsured and a pediatric practice in Dundalk, Maryland.  Rebecca currently lives in New London, NH with her husband, 3 very active children, and mischievous dog, Ruthie.  She is a pediatric nurse practitioner at Newport Health Center in Newport, NH.   She is a member at large on the NH American Academy of Pediatrics and is currently the chair of the Ethics Committee at New London Hospital.  When not working, she enjoys skiing, hiking, biking, playing board games, reading many bedtime stories with her children.   Rebecca believes that healthy families build healthy communities!  She truly feels that children our are greatest resource, and investing in the health of children is the greatest work that we can do for the future.


Cyndi Graniello

Cyndi is originally from Germany and grew up in a military household. In her 8 moves, she lived in Germany, Montana, and Alabama. She attended college at Mary Baldwin College in Staunton Virginia and earned a BA in Economics and International Business. Upon graduation, she moved back to Germany to start a career in finance; specializing in international payments. In 2010, she was offered a job in New Hampshire and reluctantly accepted. Since then she has fallen in love with everything New England has to offer. From mountains to lakes to oceans, it truly is nature's playground. In 2016, she obtained her MBA from Southern New Hampshire University. She now lives with her husband, son, daughter, two dogs, and cat in Rochester NH. They love to travel and be in nature. As a working mom, she is passionate about family resources for those in need. Most of all she is happy to serve on this board to ensure organizations like this can exist to support our children and community. 


New Hampshire Children’s Trust ensures parents have easy access to high-quality resources and support to help children develop the skills they need to thrive. We educate direct-service professionals, advocate for better policies to support parents, and connect with local agencies to strengthen families and lay the foundation for children's success. The mission of NHCT is to lead the drive to ensure safe, stable, and nurturing relationships and environments for children by educating, advocating, and collaborating.


For more information about New Hampshire Children’s Trust call 603-224-1279 or visit www.nhchildrenstrust.org

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