Board of Directors

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Megan Shapiro Ross

Megan Shapiro Ross is a parent, former teacher and has been and is currently involved in various non-profit organizations. Megan brings to this board the intense belief that teaching our children the value of the world and of themselves, through giving, is a strategic and hopeful approach to creating change and magnifying the natural ethic of care in kids.

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Scott Logan

Scott Logan is a parent and business owner in Portsmouth, NH. With his wife, Karen, Scott has successfully operated The Blue Mermaid Island Grill. Scott has a business background with a keen awareness of operational and organization functions of a business. Scott has also been heavily involved on other non-profit boards.

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Michael Shapiro

Mike Shapiro is a parent and has worked in corporate finance and accounting for over 15 years, and is currently the Chief Financial Officer at Stern Center for Language and Learning in Williston, VT. Mike will provide How About Now? both financial advice and the tools to manage and project cash flows. It is also expected that, as the business grows, Mike's experience will be invaluable when cultivating relationships with banks and outside accountants.

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Michelle Samdperil

Michelle Samdperil is a parent, writer and former professor of writing. Currently, Michelle runs Samdperil Writing, an independent writing consultant company. Michelle brings to the board the ability to support grant writing, professional writing needs and editing of written material. Michelle shares the desire to raise socially responsible children of her own and to support others to do the same.

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Matt Taylor

Matthew Taylor is a parent and small business owner. Matt formed Pump Track Progresson LLC to promote the global mountain biking movement as a source for education and a healthy lifestyle. Matt has a background in Civil Engineering and Technology. Matthew is committed to the mission of How About Now? and will provide a creative approach for sustained success.

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Melissa Churchard Hannon

As an independent corporate consultant, Melissa's leadership, organizational and team development, team empowerment and management training have served a broad range of industries from health care to school systems to fortune 500 companies. Melissa also is a life and business team coach, has four children and a small farm in Maine.

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Patty McDonough Kennedy

Patty is CEO & Founder of Kennedy Spencer. Patty brings 18 years of marketing and communication experience to the HAN? board. She has lived and worked in the U.S., Europe and Africa, and represents a diverse list of clients ranging from multinational and emerging companies to non-profit organizations. A published author, Patty has been profiled by numerous media outlets, and regularly speaks on marketing and communication programs, entrepreneurship, and issues that affect working mothers. Patty is the parent of 2 boys and currently splits her time between New York City and Vienna, Austria.