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(603) 880-4537

Rep Linda Harriott-Gathright

Criminal Justice and Public Safety

Hillsborough District - 36

• BS, AS in Business, Marketing Minor
• Mother of 5, grandmother of 12
• A 41-year resident of Nashua and 35-year resident of Ward 9
• 37 years of community service as an advocate of families, youth, jobs, civil rights, and criminal justice
• Trustee of New Fellowship Baptist Church Nashua, NH
• Treasurer of Tri-State Baptist Convention MA, RI & NH
• Nashua substitute teacher K-12, since 2009
• Member of Nashua Board of Aldermen for Ward 9, 2nd term
o Moving the City forward
• NH State Representative representing Hills 36 Ward 9, serving in the Criminal Justice Committee as the Clerk and Budget Committee Member for Hillsborough County
o Co-sponsor several bills, most controversial HB455 relative to the penalty for capital punishment which is now law
o Proud to be a part of the restoration of full stabilization payments to NH communities beginning this year ($35 million in FY20; $41 million in FY21), increasing state funds for education
• Board Member of NH Women’s Heritage Trail
• Board Member NH Black Women Health Project (NHBWHP)
• Executive Board Member of My Brother’s Keeper (MBK)
• 1st Vice President of Greater Nashua Area NAACP (GNANAACP)
• Advisor to Southern NH Outreach for Black Unity (OBU)
• Co-Chair Nashua Community Conversation on Race & Justice (NCCRJ)
• Served on many boards and co-founder of several community organizations
• Retired from Verizon after 34 ½ years in non-management and management positions
o Background in writing contracts for third party vendors as well as writing processes and procedures for then new technology (DSL, Fiber)
o Managed a team of 4-240 personnel
• Former NH Commissioner for the Status of Women
• Former Manchester, NH IBEW 2320 steward and member