Representative Raymond Gagnon (d)

Sullivan - District 5

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Home Address

4 Warren Street
Claremont, NH  03743-2046
Seat #: 1034

Additional Information

House Committee Information
Committee Function:
Ranking Democrat on the committee

It shall be the duty of the Committee on Executive Departments and Administration to consider matters pertaining to the general administration of state laws and changes therein; matters of policy pertaining to the executive departments; matters relating to the New Hampshire Retirement System; matters pertaining to the administration of professional licensing; review of performance audits, and such other matters as may be referred to it.

Rep. Gagnon also serves on the:
Joint Legislative Performance Audit and Oversight Committee
Advisory Committee on State Procurement
Council of State Governments Canada-U.S. Relations Committee
New Hampshire-Canadian Trade Council:
Committee to Study the Procedure for Adoption of National Codes by the State of New Hampshire

Personal Biography
6th term in the NH House
Represents Claremont, Ward 2

Rep. A New Hampshire native, he and his wife, Phyllis, have one child. He is the owner of G2M Communications. He is a graduate of St. Mary High School in Claremont, holds a bachelor's degree from St. Francis College in Biddeford, Maine, and a master's degree from Southern New Hampshire University in Manchester.

Local Government Involvement
He spent 30 years involved in federal, state, county and local government systems. In addition to holding elected office as a mayor of Claremont and member of the Claremont City Council, Rep. Gagnon has served on various municipal boards and committees. He was elected chair of the Sullivan County Delegation in December 2008 and previously served as vice chair of the Sullivan County Delegation from 2007 to 2008.
Miscellaneous Information:
He is a board member for Southwestern Community Services and for the Claremont Soup Kitchen. He was appointed by President Bill Clinton to serve as U.S. Marshal for the District of New Hampshire and served from 1994 to 2002. He is a member of the New Hampshire Canada Trade Council. He chaired the 2008 New Hampshire Commission on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Traumatic Brain Injury.