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Bishop Libasci Names Dan and Laurel Will Co-Chairs of BCAF Campaign

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Bishop Peter Libasci with Daniel and Laurel Will, 2017 Campaign Co-Chairs. Download a high resolution photo.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 21, 2017 

(MANCHESTER) - The Most Reverend Peter A. Libasci, Bishop of Manchester, has named Dan and Laurel Will Co-Chairs of the Bishop’s Charitable Assistance Fund 2017 campaign. Now in its 32nd year, the BCAF has raised and distributed more than $6 million to assist organizations that improve the quality of life and provide the basic essentials for individuals and families in New Hampshire, especially the poor and disadvantaged.

Dan Will is a shareholder at Devine Millimet, where he chairs the firm’s litigation department and is a member of the firm’s management committee. He earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania and his law degree from Boston College Law School. After spending two years as a judicial law clerk, first in the United States District Court for the District of Maine and then in the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, Dan joined Devine Millimet and has enjoyed a business litigation practice for the past 20 years. Dan is a member and past chair of the Advisory Board at Bishop Brady High School, and is a member of the Board of Directors of the New Hampshire Humanities Council. Dan has also recently been elected to the New Hampshire Bar Association Board of Governors.

Laurel Will is a staff accountant at the Northern Forest Center in Concord, a non-profit whose mission is to build economic and community vitality while fostering sound forest stewardship across the Northern Forest of Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont and New York. Laurel graduated from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics. She is a member of the Advisory Board at Saint John Regional School in Concord and, prior to that, was a member, and former chair, of the Board of Directors of the Children’s Place, a family resource center in Concord.

Dan, Laurel, and their two daughters Emma and Samantha are parishioners at Christ the King Parish in Concord. In addition to their service on the advisory boards of the Catholic elementary and high schools in Concord, Dan and Laurel have been active volunteers at Christ the King in the baptism and marriage preparation ministries, as well as serving on the parish’s Pastoral Council and Future Planning Committee.

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