Pam McDonald has more than 30 years of development and nonprofit management experience. Prior to becoming Executive Director of CONFR in 2004, Pam served as Executive Director of the NH Community Colleges Foundation; Regional Director of the National Kidney Foundation in New Hampshire; and as a development professional at Concord Hospital and Stanford University, where she served as Associate Director of Foundation Giving during Stanford’s $300 million “Campaign for Stanford.”
Pam is a graduate of Leadership New Hampshire and of Leadership Greater Concord and serves on the LGC Steering Committee. She is a Director and Past President of the Hopkinton Woman’s Club and was honored with the Muriel Lima Award for outstanding service to the Hopkinton Community. She is a Vestry Member and Lay Eucharistic Minister at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Dunbarton.
Pam graduated with a B.A. Degree in English from Stanford Universityand holds three Certificates: In Nonprofit Leadership from the Institute for Nonprofit Management, Department of Organization & Management at Antioch University New England; from the Nonprofit Management Institute, Stanford University; and a Certificate in Theological Studies, Episcopal Divinity School, Cambridge,MA. She is a member of Stanford Associates, which acknowledges exceptional volunteer leadership to Stanford University.
A fourth-generation Californian, Pam moved to New Hampshire in 1987 and lives in Hopkinton with her husband Christopher Closs. She has three children and five grandchildren and enjoys making pottery, gardening, writing, yoga, and snorkeling in warm waters.
Terri Conroy has more than 15 years of nonprofit and fundraising experience. In addition to becoming the Administrative Assistant to the Executive Director of CONFR in 2011, Terri serves as the co-owner of Brothers Butcher in Nashua, NH.
Terri has spent several years volunteering for organizations throughout the state of New Hampshire, including Hospice, Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock (CHaD), and the American Cancer Society. She continues her philanthropic passion by participating annually in the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life. Terri captains a team of over 30 members and is proud to lead this group of stellar individuals who are recognized as top fundraisers year over year.
Terri graduated with a B.A. Degree in Psychology from Keene State College. She spent years working as a counselor to young individuals prior to making a career change in sales. She continued this career path prior to having her first son and made the decision to stay home and raise her children, hoping to one day return to her passion of nonprofit work.
Terri moved to New Hampshire in 1986 and lives in Auburn with her husband John, two children, Aidan and Declan and beloved dog, Molly. She enjoys time spent with family and friends, live concerts, sports, bike riding and reading.