Reagan Bissonnette Joins Leadership New Hampshire Class of 2023

June 29, 2022

Reagan Bissonnette, NRRA Executive Director, has been accepted as a member of the Leadership New Hampshire Class of 2023.  Leadership New Hampshire is a statewide program whose mission is building a community of informed and engaged leaders.  Reagan will participate in a 10-month program with a cohort of 32 other associates from across the Granite State who hold leadership positions in the private, nonprofit, and public sectors.  

As the Executive Director of NRRA, Reagan oversees NRRA's partnership with over 450 municipalities, businesses, and individuals throughout New England to make recycling strong through economic and environmentally sound solutions. NRRA is one of only a handful of nonprofits in the country that connects municipalities with purchasers and processors of recyclable commodities, enabling communities to manage their own recycling programs. Reagan writes and speaks extensively about recycling and waste reduction, including in regional and national forums. She was appointed to the New Hampshire Solid Waste Working Group, which is responsible for assisting the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services with solid waste planning and policy initiatives.

Press Release: LNH Announces the Class of '23

Concord, NH—Leadership New Hampshire (LNH), a statewide program whose mission is “building a community of informed and engaged leaders,” announces its Class of 2023.  The new cohort of 33 associates includes individuals from across New Hampshire who will participate in a unique 10-month program. Each year’s class of Associates attends 12 required and several optional seminar days held around the state.  These provide an in-depth exploration of a topic of timely importance to New Hampshire, including demographic changes, the economy, families, criminal justice, education, culture and arts, community leadership, government and politics, and health care. The Class of '23 will begin their educational journey in September with an opening retreat at Alnoba in Kensington, NH.

Now in its 31st year, LNH has over 1,000 alumni, individuals who are working to strengthen New Hampshire communities and increase civic engagement.  Graduates hold leadership positions in the private, nonprofit, and public sectors across the Granite State. Leadership New Hampshire is one of 14 initiatives proposed in the Governor’s Commission on New Hampshire in the 21st Century to identify emerging leaders for key roles in statewide issues and developing a network of informed leaders. For more information, please visit the organization’s website at, or contact the office at