Announcement: Kristen Graduates Leadership MWV

We are pleased to announce that Kristen, our Office Manager at New Business Directions, has completed Leadership Mount Washington Valley: Community Connections, a program held by the North Conway Chamber of Commerce. Leadership MWV is a network for developing professionals which provides opportunities for professional development, mentorship for community involvement, and support for civic leadership. The program emphasizes collaborative opportunities to enhance quality of life in our community.

Pobatschnig (right) receives her certificate with Jac Cuddy of the MWV Economic Council, Janice Crawford of the MWV Chamber of Commerce, and Bill Zafirson of Northway Bank.. Photo courtesy of Lisa DuFault.

Upon completion of this program, Kristen looks to gain further civic engagement while continuing to network with other professionals who wish to better serve our community. Kristen is the proud recipient of The Kiwanis Club Scholarship to attend the program. She would like to thank the MWV Kiwanis Club, as well as the many business professionals she interviewed during the program in order to better understand the many facets and connections within state and local government, education, healthcare, arts & culture, and non-profits in New Hampshire.

The class of 2013 graduates are: Chelsey Andrea, Ailie Byers, Jessica Dolan, Missy Hill, Stephen Jones, Munsey Knox, Melody Nestor, Joy Noyes, Lisa Oaks, Vincent Osgood, Randy Perkins, Kristen Pobatschnig, Kacy Tillotson and Matt Trahan. Photo courtesy of Tom Eastman. 

For more information on Leadership MWV, please visit If you would like to ask Kristen about her experience with Leadership MWV, email her at

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