The Episcopal Diocese of New Hampshire has hired Laura Simoes as missioner for communications. Simoes is a part-time staff member directing the diocesan communications work. She is also a partner at Louis Karno & Company Communications, working primarily with healthcare and nonprofit clients. She is a former staff member for U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen and the NH Charitable Foundation. She has a B.S. in Communications from Boston University and is pursuing an M.B.A. at Hellenic American University.