Jamie Batson is Senior Consultant at Mather Associates, a New London, New England based consulting firm specializing in leadership and organizational development and constructive change for business, nonprofit and municipal organizations. Jamie designs and facilitates workshops and seminars on planning and managing change. She provides executive coaching as well as ongoing assistance with developing strategies to lead organizations into the future. Prior to joining Mather, she was the Program Director for the Center for Constructive Change in Durham, NH.
For the past 20 years she has worked closely with a number of community leadership programs in New England. She was the founding coordinator of Leadership Newburyport (MA), and Leadership Seacoast (NH). Jamie was on the founding board of Leadership NH, is a graduate of the LNH Class of 1993 and has been the LNH program consultant since 1994. Additionally she has worked with Leadership Lakes, Leadership North Country, Leadership ROC (NH Community Loan Fund) and Leadership Upper Valley.
Jamie brings her past experience as a nonprofit administrator to her work with organizations. She has served as the President/CEO of the Greater Dover Chamber of Commerce, the Director of the UNH Celebrity Series and the Executive Director of The Prescott Park Arts Festival.
Raised in Rye, New York, she attended UNH and completed a BA in English in 1977. She worked for Utica College while earning her Master’s Degree in Higher Education and Counseling from Syracuse University. She returned to NH to work for the University System of New Hampshire as an Academic Counselor and Seacoast Region Program Coordinator. She has served on a number of nonprofit boards including Odyssey House and NH Public Radio. She is a member of the NH Center for Nonprofits, CONFR, Made in NH and the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary.
Never far from water, she and her partner, Norman Rouleau reside on Milton Three Ponds in West Lebanon, Maine and on St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands where they operate a seasonal charter boat company.