Clint Hanson has over 30 years of experience in higher education, serving as director of Financial Aid for several educational institutions including Franklin Pierce Law Center, New Hampshire College, and Nathaniel Hawthorne College. He received his B.A. in Political Science from Assumption College, his M.Ed. in History from Worcester State College, and completed advanced graduate study at Vanderbilt University. Mr. Hanson has been recognized for his leadership by the New Hampshire School Boards Association with the New Hampshire Excellence in Education Award (1996) and by the Eastern Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (EASFAA) with the Outstanding State Representative Award (2006). In addition to his work at the College, Mr. Hanson was the president of the New Hampshire Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NHASFAA), a member of the EASFAA Training Committee, a trustee for the NHHEAF Network Educational Foundation, and a trustee for the New Hampshire Higher Education Loan Corporation. He also continues to serve the community as chairperson and chief contract negotiator of the Pembroke School Board (NH), president of the New Hampshire School Boards Association Board of Directors, and member of the Local Government Center Board of Directors.