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Governor’s COVID-19 Equity Response Team
On May 28, 2020, Governor Chris Sununu established the Governor’s COVID-19 Equity Response Team to develop a recommended strategy and plan to address the disproportionate impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The team, comprised of thought leaders in racial/ethnic disparities and health equity, will present recommendations within 30 days.

The COVID-19 Equity Response Team members are as follows:

  • Chair: Trinidad Tellez, MD, Director, Office of Health Equity, DHHS
  • Bobbie Bagley, MS, MPH, RN, CPH, Director, Division of Public Health & Community Services, Nashua
  • Kirsten Durzy, MPH, Equity Council lead, public health evaluation and narrative/storytelling expert, Division of Public Health Services, DHHS
  • Rogers Johnson, President, Seacoast NAACP, Chair of Governors Advisory Council on Diversity and Inclusion
  • Dottie Morris, PhD, Associate Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion, Keene State College

Advisory team members representing needed additional voices/perspectives, constituencies, academic disciplines, and areas of specific expertise will be engaged as needed.

Governor’s COVID-19 Equity Response Team Initial Report and Recommendations Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol (July 12, 2020)

Read the Response Team’s Charge and Mission Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol

Approved Charter
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The Governor's COVID-19 Equity Response Team has fulfilled their charge and has submitted their Initial Report and Recommendations to the Governor on Sunday, July 12, 2020.

Meeting Agendas

Meeting Minutes

All meetings of the Governor’s COVID-19 Equity Response Team are public, and all members of the public are invited to attend. If you are interested in the Response Team’s work or have any questions, please email the Office of Health Equity at

Press Releases

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