NH State Seal District 14: Auburn, Hudson, and Londonderry

Current Committees: Chair, Judiciary; Vice Chair, Executive Departments and Administration; Vice Chair, Rules and Enrolled Bills

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Contact Information:
State House, Room 302
107 North Main Street
Concord, NH 03301

Phone: 603-271-3266

Email: Sharon.Carson@leg.state.nh.us

Years Served in the Senate: (12) 2009-2020, 2021-2022 (Current)

Years Served in the House: 8; 2000-2008

Profession: Adjunct history and political science professor at Nashua Community College

Education: Graduated from Mount Wachusett Community College with a degree in laboratory technology, Bachelor’s and Masters’ degrees in American History from the University of New Hampshire. She was awarded a doctoral scholarship from UNH, has taken and passed her doctoral exams in American History, and is currently working on her dissertation

Professional & Community Affiliations: Southern NH Planning Commission; Board of Directors, Vesta Roy Women in Government (2000-2014); NH State Director, Women in Government (2006-2014); State Veterans Advisory Committee (2012-2015); Selective Service Board (2008-2016); ProGun Advisory Board (2008-present); Board of Directors, St. Anselm Ethics in Governance (2014-present); Manchester Airport Authority (2018-present); Board of Trustees, Founder’s Academy; Londonderry Old Homes Day Committee; Londonderry Grange; Londonderry tri-centennial committee

Military Service: Retired Sergeant First Class, U.S. Army Reserve

Family: Senator Carson is married with two daughters

Personal: Senator Carson enjoys history, reading, gardening, and knitting

Favorite NH Activity: I enjoy visiting my districts’ farms in every season of the year. Whether it’s picking strawberries in the spring, different varieties of fruits during the summer, or harvesting apples in the fall, my district highlights the best New Hampshire has to offer!