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Jan Schmidt & Catherine Sofikaitis, NH House & Sen. Bette Lasky (re-elected Senate 13) (all from Nashua);
Karen Ebel, NH House (New London);
Sue Gottling and Linda Tanner, NH House (Sunapee);
Virginia Irwin, NH House (Newport & Unity);
Christy Bartlett, NH House (Concord);
Susan Almy, NH House, and Martha Hennessey (Senate 5) from Upper Valley area;
Sen. Martha Fuller Clark (past member) (re-elected Senate 21), Portsmouth.
We are also proud of those members and recent past members who ran a good race but didn't make it this time: Sylvia Gale, NH House (Nashua) who lost by only 6 votes in the recount; Linda Harriott-Gathright, NH House (Nashua); Marcy Rothenberg, NH House (Hooksett); Gale Taylor, NH House (Brookline); Ricia McMahon, Merrimack county commissioner (Sutton).
Also at convention, seriously listening to our guest speaker, was past president and former League liaison to Open Democracy Jane Armstrong.
May 2015: LWVNH members attended the New England Leadership Conference (formerly called Quad States) along with League members from VT, ME, RI, and CT.
On November 23, 2018, League member Richard Haines of New London passed away. We send our condolences to LWVKearsarge/Sunapee board member Janet Miller Haines on the passing of her husband.
We have learned of the passing on June 28, 2018 of long-time League member Mary Mudge. Mary was a member of the Upper Valley League for many years. Read her obituary here.
We note with sadness the passing of long-time League member from Manchester Anne Milne. Anne Dwyer Milne died peacefully at her home on March 31, 2018, after a short battle with pancreatic cancer.
In addition to her active participation in the Manchester League in the 1990s, Anne was a lifelong member of the World Affairs Council of New Hampshire and an active Board Member for many years. Her passion for international travel and cross-cultural experiences brought a unique and positive viewpoint to the Council's work.