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Meet the Commissioner

George N. Copadis is currently serving as Commissioner of New Hampshire Employment Security, having been nominated by Governor Lynch and confirmed by the Executive Council on Monday July 16, 2012 as interim Commissioner. On Wednesday, March 26th 2014, Governor Hassan and the Executive Council confirmed Commissioner Copadis as Commissioner of New Hampshire Employment Security. Prior to joining the department, Commissioner Copadis had served as Commissioner of Labor since 2004, being re-nominated and reconfirmed in 2007 and 2010.

Commissioner Copadis is affiliated with several nonprofit agencies and currently serves as a board member at St. George Greek Orthodox Cathedral after having served as President of the Board of Directors for 17 years. He is in his 32nd year as a member of the Board of Commissioners of the Manchester Housing and Redevelopment Authority and currently serves as the chair. He also serves as a board member of New Horizons and the Amethyst Foundation.

From 2007 to present, he has served as Chair of the State Employees United Way Campaign. On October 21, 2014 Commissioner Copadis was honored for his philanthropy and commitment to the State of New Hampshire State Employees United Way Campaign and was awarded the United Way Rumford Leadership Award. Commissioner Copadis was recognized for his volunteer efforts with the Laity Award for outstanding service on behalf of the St. George Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Manchester, NH in 2000 . In 2003, he received the Spirit of Manchester Award from the Board of Mayor and Alderman for outstanding community service. He has served in different capacities within the workforce system since 1994. The Commissioner is a lifelong resident of Manchester, New Hampshire and received his Bachelor of Art Degree from the University of New Hampshire.

George Copadis, Interim Commissioner
George N. Copadis, Commissioner

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