Catherine Provencher serves as Vice Chancellor for Financial Affairs and Treasurer for the University System of New Hampshire. Prior to joining the University System in March 2014, she enjoyed a successful 27 year career in New Hampshire State service, most recently as State Treasurer, preceded as Director of Audits of the Office of Legislative Budget Assistant, the State’s Auditor. Provencher was the 2006 recipient of the Caroline Gross Fellowship when she attended Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government program for Senior Executives in State and Local Government. Provencher currently serves on the Board of the NH Business Finance Authority. She lives in Merrimack.