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Healthforce NH

Do You Have an Innovative Idea?

Health care workforce needs are critical in New Hampshire and require new and innovative thinking to address recruitment, retention, and sustainability. The primary goal of the Innovation Challenge is to promote and support innovative ventures in the health care workforce space in New Hampshire.

There are dedicated advocates and organizations throughout New Hampshire hosting a wide range of programs and resources to help address health care workforce challenges in the state, as below. Our goal is to raise awareness for their valuable work. If you have an initiative you would like included, please send an email to


State Workforce Innovation Board

Point of Contact:

NH Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Director, Joseph Doiron,

Lead Organization:

NH Works


Description of Project:

The State Workforce Innovation Board (SWIB) is appointed by the Governor and is tasked with administering Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) funds across the state and overseeing the Governor’s state workforce development initiatives. The SWIB is comprised of business owners, union representatives, state legislators, statewide agency heads, local elected officials, and representatives from other workforce partners at the State level.