Staff

Dr. Debby ScireJLP 1, Executive Director
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Debby Scire has been the Executive Director of Campus Compact for New Hampshire since February 2004. Debby first joined CCNH as the Associate Director of CCNH in September of 1997.

Prior to coming to CCNH, Debby served as the Director of Cooperative Education at Northern Essex Community College in Haverhill, MA and was responsible for Cooperative Education, Internships and Service-learning. She served in a similar capacity at Merrimack College, in North Andover, MA.

After graduating from Simmons College and from Harvard University Graduate School of Education, Debby worked in both admissions and residence life. Debby earned her Doctorate of Education from New England College.

Stephanie LesperanceJLP 1, Director, NH GEAR UP Alliance
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Stephanie Soule Lesperance is the Director of the New Hampshire GEAR UP Alliance, a project of the New Hampshire College & University Council (NHCUC) and Campus Compact for New Hampshire (CCNH). She has been with both organizations since 1999.  Stephanie recently began overseeing NH’s two GEAR UP grants.  GEAR UP, which stands for Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs, is a federal program funded by the U.S. Department of Education whose mission is to significantly increase the number of low-income middle and high school students who are prepared to enter and succeed in post-secondary education.  In addition to her work with GEAR UP she assists with overall management of the organizations and provides oversight for their AmeriCorps*VISTA programs.

Prior to coming to NHCUC and CCNH she served as the Program Coordinator at AmeriCorps Hillsborough Reads in Tampa, FL and completed two terms of service as an AmeriCorps member. Stephanie is currently pursuing her Doctorate of Education at New England College.

She is also a graduate of the 2010 Class of Leadership NH and a member of the 2008 Class of NH’s “40 Under Forty”.  Currently Stephanie serves on the Board of Volunteer NH!, the NH Chapter of Speedway Children’s Charities and is the Vice President of the NH State Society.

Jillian OatesJLP 1, Director of Operations & Finance
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Jillian Oates is the Director of Operations & Finance for Campus Compact for New Hampshire.   Jillian’s responsibilities include managing CCNH’s AmeriCorps Programs including the Northern New England Campus Compact AmeriCorps VISTA Project and the Wediko AmeriCorps Professional Corps Program.  Jillian also works closely on CCNH’s College Access Challenge Grant Initiative.  Jillian is an AmeriCorps VISTA Alum and served as a VISTA at Rivier College in Nashua, NH and as VISTA Leader.

Jillian has a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education and Sociology from Salem State University.

Aarron Dupuis, Community Relations Coordinator
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Aarron Dupuis is the Community Relations Coordinator for Campus Compact for New Hampshire. Aarron supports both GEAR UP New Hampshire and GEAR UP Manchester with a focus on the GEAR UP NH grant. Additionally, Aarron oversees social media for CCNH as well as provides assistance to the AmeriCorps VISTA program. Before coming to Campus Compact, Aarron served as the GEAR UP North Country VISTA hosted by White Mountains Community College in Berlin, NH. Aarron grew up in Berlin and is excited to be able to help students who grew up in similar communities as he did. He believes that education is the best way to better yourself and hopes that everyone realizes their potential.

Aarron has his Bachelors of Art degree in Psychology from Colby-Sawyer College and recently finished his Masters of Business Administration from Southern New Hampshire University.