Charles Goodspeed

Dr. Charles Goodspeed
Excutive Director/Principal Investigator

Charlie Goodspeed has been the Principal Investigator and Executive Director of the UNH Technology Transfer Center since founding it in 1986.  He is also an Associate Professor of Civil Engineering with research focused in High Performance Concrete, Fiber Reinforced Concretes, Rapid Bridge Construction, and the development of innovative software packages. Charlie has served as Principal Investigator or consultant for clients including: FHWA, AID,DOE, NSF, Simplex Corp, Shimizu Corp. of Japan, Nashua Corp, NHDOT, NHDES, NHDRA, and Denton Enterprises.

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Amy Begnoche
LTAP Director

Amy Begnoche is the LTAP Director at the Technology Transfer Center, and has been with the Center since April, 2012. Amy coordinates and manages the LTAP program, with over 80 workshop days annually.  She also serves on several Boards affiated with the LTAP, including NHPWA and NHPWMA, and coordinates the partnerships between the LTAP and various other organizations.  Amy previously worked as a Paralegal and/or Legal Assistant for over 15 years in multiple states, including NH, MA, ME and CO.  When not in the office, Amy enjoys spending time with her family and participating in medieval re-enactment.

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Stephanie Cottrell
Training Coordinator

Stephanie Cottrell is the newest member of the Technology Transfer Center, coming on board as the Training Coordinator for the LTAP and SADES in January, 2015.  Stephanie has a B.S. in Communications from Lyndon State College, paving the way for her past career in TV broadcast engineering and production.  Over the last few years, she worked as the Strafford Wind Symphony’s General Manager, and still continues to play her flute with them.  In  January, 2014, she became an EMT and serves her community in the Lee area.  She also enjoys many outdoor activities and photography.

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George "Butch" Leel
Senior Training Instructor


Butch Leel is the Senior Training Instructor and Technical Support Specialist for the LTAP at the Technology Transfer Center, and has been at T2 since July, 2007.  He previously worked for the NHDOT, District 4, for 32 years as a Maintenance Supervisor.  Butch instructs training workshops, facilitates road manager meetings and provides technical assistance to NH municipal highway departments.

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Chris Dowd
SADES Manager