Representative Jess Edwards (R)

Rockingham - District 31

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Home Address

33 Rattlesnake Hill Road
Auburn, NH  03032-3802
Seat #: 2099

Additional Information

House Committee Information
Committee Name: Finance
Position:  Member
Committee Phone:  603-271-3165
Committee Function:
It shall be the duty of the Committee on Finance to examine and consider the state of the treasury and the budget; subjects concerning the financial interest of the state; all measures carrying appropriations of state money except claims against the state and such other matters as may be referred to it. Prior to the report of the Finance Committee to the House, the Speaker may refer the budget of certain self-sustaining state agencies to appropriate committees for study and recommendation.

Finance - Division III
Position:  Chair
Committee Phone:  603-271-3165
Personal Biography
My career has been in health care management to include over 33 years as U.S Army Medical Services Corps officer, retiring as a Lieutenant Colonel in 2009. Led troop units in the 7th and 1st Infantry Divisions, served as a Comptroller in the 18th Medical Command in Korea, served as the Deputy Program Manager for the DOD Telemedicine Testbed, and established the Consolidated Fielding Center as Senior Mentor to the Afghanistan National Army.

Worked as a Project/Product Manager for multiple Medical Device Manufacturers. Expertise includes healthcare, IT, privacy, project management, medical device product management, telemedicine, budgeting and manpower management.
Local Government Involvement
Auburn Planning Board (2016-present)
Rockingham County Long-Term Care services Committee (2017-present)
Auburn Village School Renovation Committee - 2017-2018
Miscellaneous Information:
Member, Bureau of Health Statistics and Data Management and Vital Records Privacy Board for Health-Related Research (2022-present)
Board Member, One Sky Community Services (2022-present)
Governor's Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention, Treatment, and Recovery (2021-present)
Unit Commissioner, Boy Scouts of America Troops 127 (Auburn) and 163 (Chester)
Widowed, two adult daughters, one granddaughter and two great dogs