NH Bankers Association Names Jay S. Gibson as New Chairman

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NH Bankers Association Names Jay S. Gibson as New Chairman

November 3, 2009 – Portsmouth, NH – The New Hampshire Bankers Association, a statewide, not-for-profit trade association representing and serving all of the banking institutions in the State of NH, has named Piscataqua Savings Bank President, Jay S. Gibson as the new Chairman of the Board.

Prior to accepting the role of Chair, Mr. Gibson had served on the board and in various other capacities for the association over the past three years. He will serve as Chair for a period of one year.

According to Jay Gibson, “There are some very significant issues in community banking at this time and I believe it’s important for community banks to be involved in the process in order to preserve the future of local banking. I look forward to representing New Hampshire banks in the year ahead.”

The purpose of the NHBA is to promote the general welfare, usefulness, and public perception of banks and banking institutions to the betterment of New Hampshire, its economy, and its citizens. More about the organization can be found at www.nhbankers.com.

The only mutual bank based in Portsmouth today, Piscataqua Savings is dedicated to serving local individuals and families and has been a cornerstone of the Portsmouth community since 1877. Information is available at www.piscataqua.com.