Representative Sherman Packard (R)

Rockingham - District 16

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Home Address

70 Old Derry Road
Londonderry, NH  03053-2218
Seat #: 6001

Additional Information

House Committee Information
Committee Name: Rules
Position:  Chair
Committee Phone:  603-271-3661
Committee Function:
It shall be the duty of the Committee on Rules to consider all matters pertaining to House procedural rules and deadlines; and to recommend rules of proper debate.

Statutory Committee Information
Joint Committee on Employee Relations
Joint Committee on Legislative Facilities
Joint Legislative Historical Committee
New Hampshire Canadian Trade Council
Traffic Safety Commission
Personal Biography
Speaker of the House
17th term in the NH House
Represents Rockingham, District 16
Served 13 years on the Transportation Committee

Representative Packard currently serves as Speaker and is serving his 17th term in the New Hampshire House, representing Rockingham District 16. He has served in the capacity of Assistant Republican Leader, Senior Assistant Republican Leader, Minority Leader/Republican Leader, Speaker Pro Tempore and Deputy Republican Leader. He is a resident of Londonderry and started a small business in 1978 where he worked for over 30 successful years. He and his wife, Joanne were married for 52 years and have one daughter and three grandchildren.
Miscellaneous Information:
Representative Packard was instrumental in bringing motorcycle education and training to New Hampshire. As a member of the New Hampshire Motorcycle Rights Organization, he was a champion in Washington, D.C. for motorcyclists’ rights and advocated for standard motorcycle training and education for all riders of all abilities. His priorities are safer highways and roads, less government intrusion, fiscal responsibility, reduced spending, and ways to improve the lives of every citizen in New Hampshire. Representative Packard, along with his wife, established the annual Motorcycle Toy Run, was a member of the Town Republican Committee in Londonderry, served on the Rockingham County Republican Delegation.

Induction into the Sturgis Motorcycle Hall of Fame in 2003 for his activism in motorcyclists’ rights
Induction into the Motorcycle Riders Hall of Fame in 2008
Awarded the Lifetime Achievement National Coalition of Motorcycle award
Appeared on the cover of American Motorcyclists Magazine