Leadership in New Hampshire
Our executive director, staff, alumni, board members and partners are committed to building a stronger New Hampshire by supporting and developing our AmeriCorps members as leaders in their schools and community.
Vice President and Executive Director for City Year New Hampshire
Pawn Nitichan serves as the executive director for City Year New Hampshire. In this role, Pawn maintains strategic relationships with the Manchester School District, City Year New Hampshire’s board, corporate partners, community leaders, philanthropic partners and the larger New Hampshire community.
With Pawn’s leadership and commitment to helping students, AmeriCorps members and staff succeed, City Year New Hampshire has more than tripled its service capacity and developed a widely recognized culture of idealism. The organization consistently provides high quality service to students and communities as reflected in numerous awards including eleven Best of City Year Awards, City Year’s highest level of recognition, as well as The Corporate Fund’s Dunfey Award.
Pawn serves on the boards of the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation, Reaching Higher New Hampshire and Manchester Proud. She also serves on the Governor’s Diversity & Inclusion Advisory Council and the commission to study career pathways following full-time service year programs in New Hampshire.
Pawn was invited from her native country of Thailand to participate in an international study exchange program in the United States because of her interest and involvement in diverse cultures. She currently lives in the seacoast region of New Hampshire.