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Our Team

Cody Aubin 



Cody Aubin is the current chairman of the Boys State Committee for the American Legion - Department of New Hampshire. He and the committee are responsible for the design, support, and funding of Boys State.


Mr. Aubin graduated from the program in 2013 where he was elected President of the Senate. He has taught legislative procedure at the program since joining the staff. Mr. Aubin graduated from Saint Anselm College in 2018 where he studied politics and history, and wrote his thesis on legislative norms and partisan polarization in the U.S. Senate. He currently lives and works in Manchester, NH as an Investor Relations Manager at a venture capital firm.

Grant Johnson



Grant Johnson grew up in Brookline, NH and graduated from Hollis-Brookline in 2014. He attended High Point University and graduated with a B.A. in History and his Master’s in Educational Leadership. He served as a civics teacher in Kernersville, North Carolina before starting his doctoral program in Social Studies Education at the University of Georgia, where he is currently completing his third year. Grant works on a graduate assistantship where he supervises pre-service teachers in their Georgia public school field placements.

Tyler Sweeney

Senior Staff


Tyler Sweeney is the Director of Engagement and Outreach at The Concord Coalition. He graduated from New England College with a Bachelor's in History and Political Science, and is pursuing a Master's in Applied Intelligence at Georgetown University.

Benjamin Drye

Senior Staff


Benjamin Drye is a senior member of the staff who graduated from NH Boys State in 2012. He received Associate of Science degrees in Accounting and Business Management from River Valley Community College in 2018. In 2020, Ben earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Plymouth State University. Currently, Ben is studying for the Certified Public Accountant Exams, and enjoys cooking and exploring the back roads of New Hampshire in his spare time.

Dody Eid

Technology Director

Senior Staff


Dody Eid is the technology director and a senior staff member of the program who graduated from Boys State and Boys Nation in 2015 before receiving a degree in Economics from Harvard University in 2020. He is a resident of Nashua, New Hampshire and currently works as an economic consultant in Boston, assisting law firms, private companies, non-profits, and government organizations conduct data analyses and market research. Mr. Eid's Catholic faith and family are integral to his life. He also enjoys reading, playing music, and staying active.

Kyle Duffy

Marketing Director

Junior Staff


Kyle is the marketing director of NH Boys State and is currently serving his third year as a counselor after graduating from Boys State and Boys Nation in 2019. He has just completed his junior year at American University in Washington D.C. where he is pursuing a 5-year program to achieve a Masters of Public Policy. In his free time, Kyle plays in numerous ultimate frisbee leagues.

Nick Gagnon

Junior Staff


Nick is a second year counselor who graduated from New Hampshire Boys State in 2021 and Spaulding High School in 2022. He is a student at Northeastern University studying business administration. When Nick is outside of school, he enjoys playing tennis and grilling. 

Koustav Datta

Junior Staff


Koustav is a second year counselor who graduated from New Hampshire Boys State in 2021 and Nashua High School North in 2022. He is a student at the University of Pennsylvania studying neuroscience and psychology. In his free time, Koustav thoroughly enjoys playing soccer, the piano, chess, and spending time with friends. 

Warren Chen

Junior Staff


Warren is a first year counselor who graduated from New Hampshire Boys State and Boys Nation in 2022. He attended Bishop Guertin High School. Currently, Mr. Chen serves as a Community Development Intern at Nashua City Hall. He is excited to meet and mentor new Boys State students in this year's program.

Our Thanks

New Hampshire Boys State would not be the program it is today without the hard work, dedication, and sacrifice of staff members who are no longer currently serving. We express our endless gratitude for all you've given to program.

Alex Henlin

Chair Emeritus


Mr. Henlin is a 1996 alumnus of New Hampshire Boys State and American Legion Boys Nation.  He first joined the Boys State program staff as a junior counselor in 1997; from 2015 through 2017, he served as a Co-Director of Boys State; from 2018 through 2022, he served as Chair.

Mr. Henlin graduated from Bishop Guertin High School in Nashua, and he earned his undergraduate and law degrees from Georgetown University in Washington, DC.  He is a partner in the Concord law firm of Sulloway & Hollis, P.L.L.C., and is a member of Squadron 54 (Bedford) of the Sons of the American Legion.

Keith Luter

Director Emeritus


Keith Luter graduated Boys State in 2000, joined the staff in 2001, and served as Director from 2018 - 2022.  He graduated from Bishop Guertin High School in 2001, from George Mason University with a bachelor's degree in political science in 2005, and from the National Defense Intelligence College in 2011 with a master's degree in strategic intelligence.  He began a career in the Federal government in 2005 and lives in Clifton, Virginia with his wife, two kids, and dog.

Tim Stackhouse

Assistant Director



Tim Stackhouse served as Assistant Director and staff member since graduating from both Boys State and Boys Nation in 2011.  He studied Finance at The George Washington University and currently works in the Greater Boston area. In his free time, Tim enjoys spending time with his wife and two sons.

Trevor Nozell

Senior Staff Emeritus


Trevor grew up in Merrimack and graduated from Boys State in 2012. He completed his undergraduate degree in Criminal Justice at Norwich University in 2017 before joining the Army as an Airborne Infantry Officer. Trevor was named as a Fellow at the Norwich University Peace and War Center upon the publication of a conflict analysis while visiting Israel and Palestine. Currently, Trevor is an AMGA Certified Rock Climbing instructor based out of Tennessee.

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