Rep George Sykes
Grafton District - 13
Represents Lebanon,Wards 1-3 Grafton 13
George has lived in Lebanon, NH along with his wife, Jayne Buckley for more than 30 years. He has a daughter, Kate, LHS class of 2000.
A retired Deputy Chief, Lebanon Fire Department, Deputy Chief Sykes was a recipient of the Aubrey G. Robinson Award for outstanding service to the State of NH in fire prevention.
George volunteers with the Grafton County Senior Citizens Council, Meals on Wheels program, the Alliance for the Visual Arts (AVA) and the American Red Cross, Disaster Services. As a responder, he has deployed to NH, NY, PA, MA, VT, Haiti for nearly two years after the 2010 earthquake, and Puerto Rico in 2017.
A fifth term NH State Reprsentative, Sykes was Chair of the Transportation Committee and of the Grafton County Delegation.
Representative Sykes holds a BA, Bridgewater State College ’74, BS, Business and Economics, Empire State College ’88, and an MBA, Southern New Hampshire University ’99.
Since 2019 George is again serving on the Lebanon City Council, after having been previously elected in 2008 and 2010.