NH Journal Editorial Board member Jeff Woodburn was recently tapped to be the new Executive Director of the NEw Hampshire Council for Children and Adolescents with Chronic Health Conditions (CCACHC), a prominent advocacy group that is dedicated to working with state and local agencies to improve the lives of young people afflicted by chronic diseases, of which there are 42,000 currently living in New Hampshire. In accepting the position, Woodburn stated that he wants to be a “voice” for these children who so often fall through the cracks of our health care and education systems.
See below for the full text of the CCACHC’s press release:
Jeff Woodburn named Executive Director of the Council for Children and Adolescents with Chronic Health Conditions
CONCORD – Jeff Woodburn, of Dalton, has recently been hired as the Executive Director of the Executive Director of the Council for Children and Adolescents with Chronic Health Conditions, a state-sponsored advisory group that encourages good policies and public awareness for young people with serious, unremitting health conditions.
A freelance writer and teacher, Woodburn brings a wealth of business and public affairs experience to the position. He is a former member of the State Legislator, top aide to a U.S. Congressman and an award-winning business owners and entrepreneur. He’s a regular contributing writer to the NH Business Review, Parenting NH Magazine and the Coos County Democrat.
Woodburn welcomes the opportunity to increase the CCACHC‘s important work. “Children with chronic health conditions are a small constituency and therefore their struggles can easily go unnoticed, it is my job and intention to make sure their voice is heard.”
For more information about the Council call 603.271.7045 or visit www.ccachc.org