Representative Luz Bay (D)

Strafford - District 21

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Home Address

290 Long Hill Road
Dover, NH  03820-6106
Seat #: 4039

Additional Information

House Committee Information
Committee Name: Election Law
Position:  Member
Committee Phone:  603-271-3310
Committee Function:
It shall be the duty of the Committee on Election Law to consider all matters relating to the election laws of the state, including campaign finance, the Ballot Law Commission, redistricting, and such other matters as may be referred to it.

Personal Biography
Luz Bay, a longtime resident of Dover, is a wife, and mother of two young adults. She was born and raised in the Philippines, the seventh of fourteen children. She came to the US as a student, eventually earning a Ph.D. in Educational Measurement and Statistics.

Luz Bay is a psychometrician with a 29-year career in educational assessment. She is currently responsible for a team that provides psychometric services to a college placement assessment program as well as a group of standardized tests that provide a mechanism for earning college credits without taking college courses Luz Bay is a three-time breast cancer survivor and a marathoner. She is a veteran of 13 (in-person) marathons on three continents and is an Abbot World Marathon Majors Six-Star Medalist. Her life story is that of resilience and tenacity.
Local Government Involvement
Her many contributions to her state and local community include being a member of the New Hampshire Democratic Party Platform Committee and the City of Dover Committee for Racial Equity and Inclusion, as well as leadership positions in the Dover Democratic Committee. In 2020, she was elected as the Register of Probate for Strafford County and served for one term. Also in 2020, she was a Party Leader and Elected Official (PLEO)Delegate to the Democratic National Convention. She is currently the treasurer of the New Hampshire Democratic Party (NHDP) Asian-American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Caucus.
Miscellaneous Information:
Luz Bay is a long-time member of the American Educational Research Association, the National Council on Measurement in Education, and the Psychometric Society where she has held leadership positions. Find additional information about Luz Bay at her website WWW.LUZBAY.RUN. You can also follow her on Facebook (@LuzBay4NH), Twitter (@LuzBay4NH), Instagram (@LuzBay4NH), and TikTok (@LuzBay4NH). Luz Bay earned a bachelor's degree in mathematics from the University of the Philippines Los BaƱos, and a master's degree in mathematics from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. She later earned a Ph.D. in educational measurement and statistics, also from Southern Illinois University Carbondale.