Gina Powers

Gina R. Powers

President of RYP Granite Strategies

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Gina is the President of RYP Granite Strategies and also serves as the Director of the firm’s Government Relations Practice Group. Since joining Rath, Young and Pignatelli in 2006, Gina has provided strategic government and public affairs guidance to a number of clients with matters before the New Hampshire Legislative and Executive Branches. She has amassed a wide breadth of knowledge on procedural and policy issues during her time under the dome that allows her to effectively navigate the law making process. Highly regarded and respected by legislators, staff, and agency members alike, Gina has become a trusted asset to both clients and the firm alike.

When not in Concord, Gina has spent her time on the Boards of Moore Center Services, the Mary Gale Foundation, Friends of Áine, and as a volunteer with Merrimack Home Health and Hospice. Gina graduated cum laude from St. Anselm College with a B.A. in History.

Gina R. Powers

President of RYP Granite Strategies

Education and Bar Admissions

Education:

  • St. Anselm College, B.A., cum laude, History, 2006

Representative Matters

  • Represented a statewide bipartisan non-profit in advocating for the successful passage of New Hampshire’s Paycheck Equity Act.
  • Assisted large national online health care information provider in establishing a web alert system to notify state and local governments of disease outbreaks, product safety advisories, and emergency preparedness planning through the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services.
  • Represented large national youth services non-profit and assisted in obtaining multi-year substance abuse intervention funding while establishing key legislative champions and monitoring crucial legislative proposals affecting sites around the state.

Community Involvement

  • Member, New Hampshire Nonpublic School Advisory Council (2017-Present)
  • Member, Government Affairs Committee, Manchester Chamber of Commerce (2006-2012); (2015-Present)
  • Member, Board of Directors, Mary Gale Foundation (2015-Present)
  • Member, Board of Directors, Moore Center Services (2011-Present)
  • Volunteer, New Hampshire Home Health and Hospice, Merrimack (2010-Present)
  • Member, Gender Ambassador’s Panel, New Hampshire Women’s Initiative (2011-2014)
  • Professional Activities

Noteworthy

Awards and Recognitions

  • Boys & Girls Club of America, Government Affairs Professional of the Year, New Hampshire 2018
  • 40 Under Forty, New Hampshire Union Leader, 2016
  • Leadership New Hampshire, Class of 2015
  • Hoffman-Haas Fellowship, Class of 2014