Jennifer Wheeler, Executive Director, Leadership SeacoastJennifer Wheeler, Executive Director

Jennifer serves as Executive Director of Leadership Seacoast. Prior to joining Leadership Seacoast, she worked at New Futures, serving in various roles including Deputy Director and Vice President of Administration and Programs. Jennifer held positions with the American Cancer Society in New Hampshire, and in Atlanta with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and Battelle Centers for Public Health Research and Evaluation.

Jennifer received a BA in Psychology from Ithaca College and a Masters in Public Health in Behavioral Sciences and Health Education from the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University in Atlanta, GA. Jennifer is a graduate of Leadership New Hampshire, was named one of NH’s 40 Under 40 by the Union Leader, and has served on several state and local Boards of Directors.

She lives in Stratham with her husband Christopher and their two daughters.



Co-Chairs: Rachel Rouillard & Astrid Wielens

The program committee works closely with the Executive Director to develop program days that support the mission of Leadership Seacoast.

Recruitment & Admissions

Chair: Strider Sulley

The recruitment and admissions committee is responsible to recruit and select a diverse class that reflects Leadership Seacoast’s mission. 

Alumni Engagement & Fund Development

Chair: Don Campfield

The goal of this committee is to cultivate relationships to adequately fund and grow operations and provide opportunities for Seacoast area businesses to align with our program and participants.  Help alumni REdiscover, REcreate connection and REinspire action.