IMPORTANT!

NOTICE OF BUILDING COVID-19 PROTOCOL

The Strafford County Courthouse building will be open to the public.

For the purposes of preventing the spread of COVID-19, all persons entering the building should:

Self-screen for COVID-19 signs and symptoms. If anyone reports symptoms they should not enter the building.

Business should be conducted in a remote manner, if/when possible.

Anyone reporting household contact to someone with COVID-19 (in the past 14 days) should not enter the building.

Business should be conducted in a remote manner, if/when possible.

In accordance with the New Hampshire Judicial Branch (NHJB), unvaccinated people should continue to wear a face covering although they are not required to. Applicable to all areas of the Strafford County Courthouse.

Face coverings should be encouraged, NOT enforced.

Vaccination status is an honor system.

DO NOT ask others about vaccination status;

Face coverings offered to everyone;

It is the choice of the individual to wear a face covering.

Operations such as Probation/Parole, Community Corrections, etc. will operate under their own authority regarding inquiry of vaccination status.

Electronic/Remote means to conduct business are still encouraged; however, business may be conducted in person.

Social Distancing and Hand Hygiene are encouraged but not enforced.

For specific information related to Court Operations such as: media coverage, jury trial protocols, electronic services, etc.

Please refer to the NHJB webpage with important information about the response to COVID-19. New Hampshire Judicial Branch - COVID-19 Update and Resources page (state.nh.us)

                         Raymond F. Bower

Raymond F. Bower
County Administrator

Meet The Team

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Carrie Lover Conway

Criminal Justice Programming Coordinator

Carrie began her work with Strafford County in March 2002.  She currently works as the Criminal Justice Programming Coordinator for Strafford County and provides administrative oversight and supervision over Strafford County Community Corrections Programming.   Carrie is also a Grant Writer for Strafford County and oversees Grants for such programs as the Supervised Visitation Center and the Family Justice Center  Carrie collaborates with the COAST Bus to assist in county transportation efforts. Carrie is a member of the Strafford County Public Health Network and is a Certified Correctional Officer as well as a Social Worker and Certified Public Manager. Carrie graduated from Plymouth State College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Social Work in 1997 and from The University of New England in 1999 where she obtained her Master's Degree in Social Work.  

E-mail: cconway@co.strafford.nh.us 

603-749-0832 ext 7195


Denise Morin

Denise Morin

Office Manager

Denise, also known as “Red”, has worked in many facets of the judicial system, starting with dispatching for the Rochester Police and Fire Departments and the Strafford County Sheriff’s Office.  Denise continued her career growth by becoming a Legal Assistant with the Strafford County Attorney’s office in the Domestic Violence division, and finally moving to the Community Corrections team in March of 2006.  She was promoted to Office Manager in June 2008.  Denise obtained her Associates Degree in Business Science from Hesser College and became a Certified Public Manager in June 2017.  She is currently working on her bachelor's degree in Business Management with a minor in IT.  

E-mail: dmorin@co.strafford.nh.us 

603-749-0832 ext 5178



Dawn Croteau

Administrative Assistant

Dawn started her career in 1999 with the Strafford County Sheriff’s Office as an Administrative Assistant for the Civil Process Dept.  Working with seven Deputies preparing their work assignments for the day such as Landlord Tenant actions, Family Court actions, Civil actions and much more.  After 20 years of service in the Sheriff's Dept, Dawn decided on a change so in May of 2019 she joined the Community Corrections team. Dawn loves to be the first face of the office to help all that walk through our doors. 

E-mail:  dcroteau@co.strafford.nh.us

603-749-0832 ext 5176

 

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 William Britton

Community Supervision Director & Employability Director

Will Britton began his career with Strafford County in 2004 as a Correctional Officer for the Department of Corrections. He joined the staff at Community Corrections in 2008 and has received the Community Corrections Employee of the Year Award in 2008 and 2009.  Will is an honored veteran having served in the United States Air Force for five years.  Will currently supervises Employability program clients, and conducts assessments on any potential new clients for the community supervision programming.

 E-mail: wbritton@co.strafford.nh.us 

603-749-0832 ext 5171

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 Jonathan Forcier

Community Supervision Sr. Case Manager

Officer Forcier graduated from the NH Correctional Academy in 2005 and has been employed in Strafford County for  10 years.  He started his career  at the  Strafford  County Jail in 2004.  Jon joined  the Community Corrections team in 2011  as a Pretrial Case  Manager .  Jon also supervises Diversion and post trial clients.  In addition, he oversees the maintenance and training of the the VIVA-E drug testing machine for our office.

 E-mail: jmforcier@co.strafford.nh.us 

603-749-0832 ext 5170

Emma Paciulli

 Adam Winkler

Community Supervision Case Manager

Pending

E-mail: awinkler@co.strafford.nh.us

603-749-0832 ext 7198

 



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 Joshua Boswell

Community Supervision Case Manager

Joshua Boswell became a Certified Correctional Officer in 2014 and began working for the Strafford County Department of Corrections.  After three years of being a Correctional Officer he made the transition into the Jail’s Programs department where he assisted inmates in their transition back to the community. In 2019 he started at Community Corrections as a Case Manager.

 E-mail: jboswell@co.strafford.nh.us

603-749-0832 ext 5183


 

Blair Rowlett

Mental Health Supervision Director

Strafford County IEA Coordinator

 

Blair Rowlett earned her Dual Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and Justice Studies from the University of New Hampshire in 2005. Shortly after graduation, she began her career at the Strafford County House of Corrections where she became a decorated Correctional Officer. In 2007, she transitioned into a position with the Strafford County Community Corrections Program. In addition to overseeing the county’s Bail Supervision Program and Post-Trial Supervision Programs, she currently serves as the Director of The Strafford County - Rochester Mental Health Court. Ms. Rowlett is a Trauma-Informed Response Instructor for Law Enforcement, a Mental Health First Aid Instructor, a trainer for local police departments’ Crisis Intervention Teams, and has created a training curriculum for new Correctional Officers at Strafford County. In 2015, she had the honor of being chosen as the commencement speaker for the UNH Justice Studies Program’s graduating class. Ms. Rowlett has been featured on NHPR and was a panelist for UNH’s 2019-2020 Sidore Lecture Series’ “What is a Criminal;” and in 2022, she submitted an essay as a contributing author for a book of the same name. She is currently a member of the Mental Health Advisory Group for NH Mental Health Court State Standards.

E-mail: browlett@co.strafford.nh.us

603-749-0832 ext 5182

 Erin Guyotte

Erin Guyotte

Community Supervision Mental Health Sr. Case Manager

Erin Guyotte received her Bachelors of Science degree with a major in Criminal Justice in 2006 from Granite State College.  In 2007, she started working at the New Hampshire Department of Corrections as a Correctional Counselor/Case Manager.  She worked at NHDOC as a Case Manager until 2004.  Her first four years were working at all four state prisons in a family support program for inmates and their families.  The last three years at NHDOC she worked at Exeter Probation/Parole assisting offenders in case management needs.  At the beginning of 2014 she started working at Strafford County DOC as a Mental Health Case Manager.  In March 2015 Erin joined the Community Corrections team as their Mental Health Case Manager.  

E-mail: eguyotte@co.strafford.nh.us

603-749-0832 ext 7191

   

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Kyle Mitchell

Community Supervision Mental Health Case Manager

Kyle graduated from the University of New Hampshire in May of 2019 with a dual degree in Justice Studies and Psychology. During her time at UNH, Kyle was an intern at the State of NH Medical Examiner’s office. After graduation, Kyle worked as a community-based social worker in both Strafford and Hillsborough counties. Kyle is passionate about restorative justice and supporting clients to utilize local resources to help better their mental health. In February of 2021, Kyle joined Community Corrections as a case manager on the mental health supervision team.

E-mail: kmitchell@co.strafford.nh.us 

603-749-0832 ext 7192

  

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Kyle Karpinski

Community Supervision Mental Health Case Manager

Kyle Karpinski, B.S., CCO, started with Strafford County Community Corrections as a mental health case manager in April, 2019.  He graduated from 113th County Corrections Academy in August, 2020. He has experience working as a shift coordinator at an adolescent boys group home and interned for the State of CT Judicial Branch with the Juvenile Probation Department.  Kyle graduated from Western Connecticut State University with a B.S. in Justice and Law Administration with a concentration in probation, parole and offender rehabilitation. 

E-mail: kkarpinski@co.strafford.nh.us

603-749-0832 ext 7193

  

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Christopher Gowell

Drug Court Director

Chris Gowell, BS, CO is the Director for Strafford County's Drug Treatment Court.  He has also worked as a Re-Entry Specialist, a Case Manager for Mental Health supervision, and a Case Manager for the Strafford County Drug Treatment Court.  He graduated from Guilford College in Greensboro, NC with a  Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice.  He has previous experience with Strafford County's Mental Health Court program acting as the liaison between the Community Behavioral Health Center and the Mental Health Court.  He graduated as the Honor Gradudate for the 2012 NH Association of Counties 90th County Corrections Academy.  He has been working in the Mental Health and Criminal Justice fields for over ten years.  

 E-mail: cgowell@co.strafford.nh.us 

603-749-0832 ext 5172

 

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Jamie Preston

Drug Court Sr. Case Manager

 Jamie graduated from  Florida State University  with a dual Bachelor  of Science  Degree in Criminology and Criminal Justice.  She began career in specialty courts as the Adult Supervision Case Manager in Androscoggin County for Maine Pretrial Services.   In 2008, Jamie became a Case Manager for the Strafford County Drug Court.  in 2010, she was promoted to Senior Case Manager.  in 2012, she attended and graduated from the Corrections Academy and maintains her certification as a Corrections Officer.  Jamie is proud to be part of the Drug Court team in such a supportive and innovative county.

 E-mail: jpreston@co.strafford.nh.us 

603-749-0832 ext 7197

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Carole Lee

Drug Court Case Manager

Carole graduated from Southern NH University in 2010 with a bachelor's degree in Business in Sports Management. She was then hired as a Police Officer in Thornton, NH and attended the NH Police Standards and Training Academy in Concord where she received her Full-Time Police Certification in 2011. Carole moved on to the Campton Police Department in 2012 as a Patrol Officer and then to the Strafford County Sheriff’s Office as a Deputy in 2016. In March of 2020, Carole was promoted to the rank of Sergeant at the Sheriff’s Office and joined the Drug Court Team as the Law Enforcement Liaison during the summer of 2020. From there, Carole learned more about the Drug Court community and took part in various trainings. In December 2021, Carole decided to change roles and she joined the Drug Court team full-time as a Case Manager. Carole still works as a Per-Diem Deputy with the Strafford County Sheriff’s Office.

  E-mail: clee@co.strafford.nh.us 

 603-749-0832 ext 5174


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Heather Bragdon

Transitional Housing Program Director

Heather worked as a case manager in the Women’s Transitional Housing Program. She obtained her Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Psychology from Granite State College in June of 2012. Prior to coming to the Strafford County Transitional Housing Program, she worked as a case manager at the Homeless Center for Strafford County. Heather’s professional experience also includes 11 years at Riverside Rest Home as a Licensed Nursing Assistant. Heather graduated from the 94th Corrections Academy.

E-mail: heathersbragdon@co.strafford.nh.us 

603-749-0832 ext 5173

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Shawntel Clemmer

Transitional Housing Case Manager

Officer Shawntel Clemmer joined the Community Corrections Team from The Strafford County Department of Corrections. She has been with the County for six years. Officer Clemmer began her career with the county in 2015 as a Corrections Officer and is currently the Case Manager for the Women’s Transitional Housing Unit.  During those six years she has graduated from the 102nd County Corrections Academy, has been awarded both the Life Saving and Meritorious Service Awards.

Officer Clemmer holds an Associates degree in Criminal Justice and Psychology and is currently in the process of finishing her Bachelors in the same field.

 E-mail: sclemmer@co.strafford.nh.us 

603-749-0832 ext 5118

 

Alyssa Rainey

Nuvia Dighello

Transitional Housing Case Manager

Pending

E-mail: ndighello@co.strafford.nh.us

603-749-0832 ext 5118

 

 

 

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Taylor Belanger

Transitional Housing Case Manager

Taylor is a case manager at Men's Transitional Housing. He graduated with a B.S. in Criminal Justice from Southern New Hampshire University and graduated from the 113th county corrections academy. 

E-mail: tbelanger@co.strafford.nh.us

603-749-0832 ext 5112

 

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Moses Nyumah

Transitional Housing Case Manager

 Moses began working at Strafford County in 2016 as a Corrections Officer at the Strafford County Department of Corrections. In 2018 he joined Community Corrections as a Case Manager for Men’s Transitional Housing. He is graduating with his Bachelor’s in Paralegal Studies in May, 2018 with a long term goal of obtaining a law degree. His previous work experience includes working in group homes as he has a passion for helping people.

E-mail: mnyumah@co.strafford.nh.us 

603-749-0832 ext 5112