Keeping the Light On-Holding Government Accountable

Government Accountability and Transparency

Keeping the Light On—Holding Government Accountable: A Panel Discussion Hosted by Nackey S. Loeb School of Communications, NEFAC, and NHIOP

Manchester, NH – March 5, 2024 – In celebration of Sunshine Week, the Nackey S. Loeb School of Communications, the New England First Amendment Coalition (NEFAC), and the New Hampshire Institute of Politics at Saint Anselm College (NHIOP) are proud to jointly host a panel discussion titled "Keeping the Light On—Holding Government Accountable."

Date: Monday, March 11, 2024 Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Location: Loeb School's new location inside the NHIOP at Saint Anselm College, Manchester, NH

Admission: FREE (Advance registration required )

This timely panel discussion will delve into crucial issues surrounding government accountability and transparency, featuring esteemed panelists who are intimately involved in right-to-know cases from diverse perspectives:

  • Gilles Bissonnette, Legal Director, ACLU New Hampshire
  • The Honorable N. William Delker, Justice, NH Superior Court
  • Emily Gray Rice, City Solicitor, City of Manchester, NH
  • Gregory V. Sullivan, First Amendment Law, Malloy & Sullivan

The discussion will be expertly moderated by Annmarie Timmins, Senior Reporter at the NH Bulletin and a board member of the NH Press Association.


This event is free and open to the public, but advance registration is required due to limited seating. Driving and parking instructions will be shared with registered guests, and refreshments will be served.

For more information and to register, please visit: Registration link 

About Nackey S. Loeb School of Communications: The Nackey S. Loeb School of Communications, Inc., promotes and defends the First Amendment and fosters interest, integrity and excellence in journalism and other forms of communication by educating students of various ages and providing them with the tools and knowledge to improve their skill.

About NEFAC: The New England First Amendment Coalition defends, promotes and expands public access to government and the work it does. The coalition is a broad-based organization of people who believe in the power of transparency in a democratic society

About NHIOP: Its mission is to educateengage and empower citizens to participate in the civic and political life of their local, national and global communities.