“I believe that the best way to impact a community is to be involved. I am running for Alderman At-Large to build on Manchester’s strengths while working together as a team to improve areas where we have fallen behind. I am committed to the continued growth & improvement of Manchester and to building a community where people want to live and young families will thrive. As your Alderman At-Large, I will commit to leading with transparency and listening to constituent concerns while researching all avenues presented when decisions have to be made. It is time to work collaboratively to find solutions.”
June was born and raised in Manchester and is a fourth-generation resident of the city. After attending Green Acres, St. Joseph’s Junior High and Memorial High School, June obtained her master’s in Business Education from Southern NH University, June spent several years teaching at the high school and post-secondary levels before working for various software companies in sales, engineering, and operational positions. In 2008, June became a small business owner and opened a successful Interior Design firm, j. ellen Design, LLC.
When teaching at the Manchester School of Technology, June also served as the City’s School-to-Work Coordinator tasked with managing the local implementation of former President Clinton’s School-to-Work Opportunities Act which offered a new approach to learning by partnering students with business mentorships to help ease the transition from education to employment for thousands of young people, particularly those not bound for college.
June resides in Manchester’s Ward 1 with her husband Jeff and is dedicated to community service. She currently serves on the Advisory Council and Chandler House Committee at the Currier Museum of Art, has served as a Commissioner for the City of Manchester Heritage Commission, and is currently the Vice-Chair of Manchester’s Planning Board. June is a graduate of the Leadership Greater Manchester Class of 2018. Additionally, June is a founding partner and actively involved in the ArtFront Project, a series of pop-up events held in downtown Manchester to engage the community through interactive participation with visual and performing arts.