Jake Berry

Vice President of Policy

Jake manages the organization’s policy efforts, providing expertise and management in healthcare, substance use, and early childhood policy. His role includes tracking critical legislation and ensuring that lawmakers, advocates, and the public are well-informed about New Futures’ core issues.

Prior to joining New Futures, Jake served as District Director for U.S. Rep. Ann McLane Kuster in New Hampshire’s Second Congressional District.  In this role, Jake oversaw the daily operations and strategic planning of Congresswoman Kuster’s New Hampshire offices. He also worked as a reporter and editor at newspapers throughout New Hampshire and across New England, including the Nashua Telegraph, the Cape Cod Times, the Keene Sentinel and others.  

As Granite State native, Jake attended Manchester public schools.  He earned a Bachelor of Arts in Communications and Sociology from Boston College and received a Master’s in Educational Studies from Southern New Hampshire University.

Jake currently serves as Secretary of the Board of Directors of Temple Adath Yeshurun in Manchester.  He has previously served on the boards of Best Buddies New Hampshire and the New Hampshire Press Association. 

In his spare time, Jake enjoys spicy food, BC sports and the music of Bruce Springsteen.  He lives in Manchester with his wife, Anna; their twin boys, Evan and Jonah; and their dog, Clarence the Corgi. 

contact info

Phone Number: 
603-225-9540 Ext. 105