For Immediate Release: November 14, 2022
CONCORD, NH – Two new members recently joined the Board of Trustees of the New Hampshire Retirement System (NHRS, the retirement system).
Joshua Quigley joined the Board in October as the police member. He is a Trooper First Class with the New Hampshire State Police, where he has served since 2008. He has held diverse assignments with the State Police and is currently assigned to the Major Crime Unit, assisting the NH Attorney General’s Office with a large-scale juvenile abuse investigation.
Quigley currently serves as a Director of the NH Police Association and as the Secretary of the NH Trooper’s Association. Prior to joining the State Police, Quigley was employed in the financial services industry by a data vendor that provided a variety of services to institutional investment firms. Quigley, whose term runs through October 2025, replaced former Londonderry Police Chief Bill Hart, who retired in August.
Paul Provost joined the Board in November as a public member. A thirty-year veteran of the wealth management and trust business, he has led the wealth management businesses for local community banks in New Hampshire since 2002. He is the president of New Hampshire Trust Company (NHTrust), a subsidiary of New Hampshire Mutual Bancorp headquartered in Concord.
Provost earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Vermont and a master’s degree in Administrative Management from Saint Michael’s College. He is a Certified Financial Planner. He also serves on the boards of the New Hampshire Higher Education Loan Corporation and the Concord Hospital Trust. He previously served as a board chair for the NH Charitable Foundation, Capital Region, and the Central New Hampshire Boys & Girls Club. Provost, whose term runs through October 2025, replaced Scott Christensen, whose term expired in September.
NHRS is administered by a 13-member Board of Trustees that includes one employee member, one teacher member, one firefighter member, one police officer member, four employer representatives (one each representing the state, counties, schools, and municipalities), four public members, and the State Treasurer. All trustees – with the exception of the State Treasurer, who serves ex officio – are nominated by the Governor for three-year terms and must be confirmed by a vote of the Executive Council.
All Trustees must have familiarity with or experience in finance or business management. A full list of Trustees is available at: https://www.nhrs.org/about-nhrs/board-of-trustees
NHRS provides retirement, disability, and death benefits to its eligible members and their beneficiaries. The State of New Hampshire and nearly 470 local government employers participate in NHRS for their employees, teachers, firefighters, and police officers. NHRS has approximately 48,500 active members and 41,000 benefit recipients. NHRS administers a defined benefit plan qualified as a tax-exempt entity under sections 401(a) and 501(a) of the Internal Revenue Code.
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