Meet the Board

Get to know the Board behind NuDay.

Sarah Loy
Chairperson

 Sarah Loy holds a Bachelors and Masters in Plant Science from the University of New Hampshire. Her volunteer work over the years includes leading Girl Scouts troop, assisting families experiencing homelessness with Seacoast Family Promise, supporting the reuse and repurposing of items through a church rummage ministry, and serving as co-coordinator for the Great Bay Group Work Camp. Sarah is a lifelong resident of New Hampshire.  

Jennifer Cattin
Secretary

Jennifer Cattin received a BS in Mass Communication from Emerson College.  While raising her children in New Hampshire she was involved in a variety of volunteer organizations ranging from driving elder members to medical appointments and grocery shopping to assisting clients at an equine therapeutic riding center. Since returning home to Cape Cod to be closer to family Jennifer continues to volunteer at the local level and works at a neighborhood farm. She enjoys beekeeping and gardening.

Aiman Alawa
Treasurer

Aiman Alawa, PhD, is a founding member of NuDay. Aiman a is the founder of NuWatt Energy, a leading turnkey installer of solar energy systems in the United States.  Aiman is the founder and retired board member of the Syrian American Engineers Association. Aiman is the husband of NuDay founder & CEO Nadia Alawa. He lives in New Hampshire with his family, five cats, six chickens, and golden retreiver.

Mary Adams
Member at Large

Mary Adams is a dedicated advocate for vulnerable families and takes delight in thinking outside the box. Over the years, she has volunteered for many organizations, most notably with the Granite State Ambassadors. Mary has experience working as a curriculum developer and an English as a Learning Language (ELL) instructor. She is affiliated with the New Hampshire Historical Society. Mary lives in New Hampshire with her husband and seven children.

Sumeya Abrar
Member at Large

Sumeya Abrar brings to NuDay a passion about human rights and minority empowerment. Sumeya is the Youth Coordinator at the Islamic Center of Burlington and a member of the Burlington Interfaith Clergy Council. Sumeya is currently finishing her degree in Exercise Science at UMASS Lowell, where she is on the Executive Board for the Muslim Student Association and Pre-Medical Organization. Previously, Sumeya served as a mentor for first-generation and minority students at Woburn Memorial High School.

Jessica Millis
Member at Large

Jessica Millis believes strongly in the values of selfless, compassionate service, and integrates this in every aspect of her life. This is something she has brought to her role as an art instructor for a therapeutic addiction recovery center. Jess has seen firsthand how her children have learned empathy and humility in the process of volunteering for NuDay, since the organization is focused on hope, joy, and dignity. Jess lives in New Hampshire with her husband and their four children.

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