I am running to represent Londonderry, Hudson, and Auburn as your State Senator in District 14
I have been active in our community, using my energy and leadership skills to help make our already wonderful town an even better place to live. If you choose to send me to Concord to represent you, I will do my best to carry that same commitment to my legislative efforts, always attempting to get things done in a bipartisan fashion.
I reside in Londonderry with my husband Tim, who is a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, where he proudly served our country in combat during the Gulf War. In Londonderry, we have raised three wonderful daughters and now also enjoy the company of our four grandchildren.
For the past several years, I have been serving on the Old Home Day Committee and more recently on the Planning Board Implementation committee (PBIC). Those of us serving on the PBIC seek the creation of a non-partisan vision for the future economic growth and community development that keeps Londonderry an attractive, thriving place to live, work, and raise a family. I am a member-at-large on the Senior Resource Committee where I take my personal experience of caring for a parent and seek to contribute sound solutions for our ever growing active senior community. I am on the advisory board of the Londonderry YMCA. I bring experience as an Olympic coach and participant in the YMCA community to help enrich the lives of those young and old with a positive experience and a feeling of community
I believe that all elected officials have a duty to provide Londonderry with leadership at both the local and state levels that puts the best interests of all constituents as their first priority, even if it requires compromise and collaboration with those who have different philosophies for governing.
JOBS – New Hampshire currently has an unemployment rate of 3.7% which is very low compared to all other states. Although that is good news, I would like to focus on getting higher tech, manufacturing, and professional jobs of value that pay a higher wage and begin to compete with the wages comparatively to our neighboring state of Massachusetts.
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT – The Southern Tier and in particular, Londonderry, is a key asset to growth in our state and working together to accomplish common goals such as infrastructure and affordable family housing so that our families can live and work near each other.
ECONOMY – I believe that small business is the engine that creates jobs and in Concord I will work to sponsor and support legislation that helps make Londonderry and New Hampshire an economic environment that is attractive, both to business owners and the work forces they need to compete successfully.