Town Officials and Staff

Abi Maxwell

Library Assistant

Gilford Public Library

Elected Position: No
K9 Officer

Adam P. VanSteensburg

K9 Officer

Gilford Police Department

Contact: a.vansteensburg@gilfordpd.orgElected Position: No
K9 Officer VanSteensburg is originally from the Somerville, MA, area, which is where he was born and raised. Beginning at age five, he began spending summers in the Lakes Region. As a result of having fallen in love with the area, he moved to NH, permanently, in 1998. Following his lifelong dream of one day becoming a police officer, he joined Gilford PD in 2009. In 2012, he became the agency's second K9 handler of K9 Ike. K9 Officer VanSteensburg is an active Honor Guard member and oversees the department's Police Explorers Post. He and K9 Ike love serving the Gilford community and look forward to meeting citizens and visitors.

Al Herte

Commissioner

Gunstock Acres Village Water District

Contact: 7 Briarcliffe Rd.
Gilford, NH 03249
Email: alherte@metrocast.netElected Position: Yes - Term: 2015

Alex Crawshaw

Water System Operator

Gunstock Acres Village Water District

Contact: New England Service Company
Phone: (603)293-8580
Elected Position: No

Alexis R. Jackson

Trustee (Treasurer)

Library Trustees

Elected Position: Yes - Term: 2019
Patrol Officer

Alyssa S.L. Raxter

Patrol Officer

Gilford Police Department

Contact: a.raxter@gilfordpd.orgElected Position: No
Officer Raxter joined Gilford PD in 2014. She grew up in Meredith, NH, where she graduated from Inter-Lakes High School. Officer Raxter attended the University of New Hampshire and earned a dual degree in Psychology and Justice Studies in 2014. She is very passionate about community service and loves serving the Gilford community. In her free time she enjoys hanging out with her family and friends, as well as going hiking on local trails with her two dogs.
Patrol Officer

Andrew B. Salmon

Patrol Officer

Gilford Police Department

Email: a.salmon@gilfordpd.orgElected Position: No
Officer Salmon began his law enforcement career in 2006 after being hired by the Tilton (NH) Police Department. He earned an Associate's degree from the University of New Hampshire in 2004. Officer Salmon joined Gilford PD in 2015. He enjoys spending time with his wife and three children, working out, and exploring the region's lakes and mountains. Personal Message: "If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, and become more, you are a leader.” - John Quincy Adams

Andrew Howe

Member

Zoning Board of Adjustment

Elected Position: No - Term: 2020

Angela Bovill

Executive Assistant

Town Administrator

Contact: abovill@gilfordnh.orgElected Position: No

Angela Pouliot

Committee Member

Old Home Day Committee

Elected Position: No

Ann Montminy

Member

Zoning Board of Adjustment

Elected Position: No - Term: 2018
Chief of Police

Anthony Bean Burpee

Chief of Police

Gilford Police Department

Contact: a.beanburpee@gilfordpd.orgElected Position: No
Chief Anthony Bean Burpee began his career in August 1995 being hired as a Corrections Officer with the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office in Maine. He remained there until being hired as a full-time patrol officer with the Kennebunk (ME) Police Department in August 1998. During his 16-year career with the Town of Kennebunk, Chief Bean Burpee held the positions of School Resource Officer, Juvenile Officer, Patrol Sergeant, Communications Commander, Public Information Officer, Training Supervisor, and Professional Standards/Criminal Investigations Division Commander. Chief Bean Burpee holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice and two Master’s degrees; one in Criminal Justice and one in Public Administration. From September 2009 through June 2014 he was a Criminal Justice adjunct professor at the York County Community College in Wells, Maine. He is also a certified TASER instructor. Chief Bean Burpee was appointed Chief of Police effective June 1, 2014, in Gilford.

Becky Vallar

Library Assistant

Gilford Public Library

Contact: becky@gilfordlibrary.orgElected Position: No

Betty Tidd

Assistant Librarian

Gilford Public Library

Contact: library@gilfordlibrary.orgElected Position: No

Bill Bickford

Chairman

Bicentennial Committee

Elected Position: No
Chairman of Bicentiennial Committee

Bradley Ober

Deputy Fire Chief

Fire Department

Contact: bober@gilfordnh.orgElected Position: No
Highway Superintendent

Brian DeNutte

Highway Superintendent

Public Works Department

Contact: Phone:

603-527-4778
Fax:

603-527-4781
Hours:

Monday - Friday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Elected Position: No
Public Works - Highway Division

Call Company

Call Company

Fire Department

Elected Position: No
Call FF Arnst, David Call FF/EMT Barrett, Martin Call FF Beaupre, William Call FF/EMT Breton, Leanna Call FF Chase, Stephen Call FF Cote, Adam Call FF/EMT Davis, J Scott Call FF/EMT Davis, Sharon Y Call EMT Griffin, Kyle Call FF Horton, Roger Call FF/EMT Johnson, Timothy S Call FF/EMT Joubert, Timothy P Call FF/Paramedic Mello-Andrews, Rae Call FF Skinner, Ronald Call FF Stopyra, Jordan Call FF Weller, Padriac Call FF Wilson, Gary

Carole Hall

Commission Chairman

Conservation Commission

Contact: carolelhall@gmail.com
293-7576
Elected Position: No - Term: 2020

Carolyn Scattergood

Vice Chair

Planning Board

Elected Position: No - Term: 2018

Charlene Boulanger

Secretary

Fire Department

Contact: cboulanger@gilfordnh.orgElected Position: No
Communications Specialist/CTO

Charlene L. Crowell

Communications Specialist/CTO

Gilford Police Department

Contact: c.crowell@gilfordpd.orgElected Position: No
Communications Specialist/CTO Crowell joined Gilford PD in 2004. After a brief hiatus from 2006-2009 in which she worked as a Communications Specialist for the Belmont (NH) Police Department, she returned to Gilford. She is currently the Treasurer for the Gilford Police Relief Association and a Certified Training Officer. She is married to her wonderful husband Andrew. Together they have three beautiful children: Courtney, William and Emily. In her spare time, she enjoys being with family and friends, boating, and experiencing all the Lakes Region has to offer. Personal Message: “You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.” – A.A. Milne (Christopher Robin in Winnie the Pooh)

Chris McDonough

School Board Representative

Budget Committee

Elected Position: No
Detective Sergeant

Christopher M. Jacques

Detective Sergeant

Gilford Police Department

Contact: c.jacques@gilfordpd.orgElected Position: No
Sgt. Jacques began his career in law enforcement with Gilford PD in 2001 and later graduated from the 127th NH Police Academy. In 2008 he was assigned to the Bureau of Criminal Investigations, and in 2013 promoted to the rank of Detective Sergeant. Sgt. Jacques oversees all felony level investigations within the agency; is responsible for the processing, handling, and storage of all physical evidence; and works closely with outside criminal justice agencies to include the Belknap County Attorney, NH State Police Narcotics & Investigations Unit, NH Attorney General’s Drug Task Force, and other local departments. He is also a Technical Accident Reconstructionist and a member of the Belknap Regional Accident Investigation Team. Born and raised in the Lakes Region, Sgt. Jacques attended Bishop Brady in Concord (NH), graduating in 1994. He is married and has two daughters. In his spare time, he enjoys a wide variety of music, movies, hunting, fishing, or being outdoors in any capacity he can. Personal Message: "He looked me right in the eyes, direct and concise, to remind me to always do what's right." - Scott Stapp (from the band Creed).
Sergeant

Corey J. O'Connor

Sergeant

Gilford Police Department

Contact: c.oconnor@gilfordpd.orgElected Position: No
Sgt. O’Connor joined Gilford PD in 2002 and is currently assigned to the Patrol Bureau. He has been a resident of Gilford since 1980, and graduated in 1997 from Plymouth State College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management Finance. Having had many family members involved in the law enforcement field, Sgt. O'Connor is proud to carry on the family tradition. While not at work, he spending time with his wife Diana, and three daughters, Kaelan, Brenna, and Layne. Sgt. O’Connor is an avid skier, mountain biker, and also enjoys weightlifting. Personal Message: Life is a learning experience. Don’t be afraid to make mistakes. Learn from them to become a better person.

Corey Nazer

Library Assistant

Gilford Public Library

Elected Position: No
Patrol Officer

Curtis P. Mailloux

Patrol Officer

Gilford Police Department

Contact: c.mailloux@gilfordpd.orgElected Position: No
Officer Mailloux began his law enforcement career as a summer Special Officer with the Nantucket (MA) Police Department. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from Plymouth State University. Officer Mailloux became a full-time patrol officer with Gilford PD in 2012. He enjoys spending time with family and friends, staying physically fit, and engaging in many outdoor activities.

Dale Chan Eddy

Selectman Representative

Budget Committee

Elected Position: No

Dale Channing Eddy

Chairman

Board of Selectmen

Contact: selectmen@gilfordnh.org
(603) 527-4700
Elected Position: Yes - Term: 2018
School Resource Officer

Daniel P. O'Neill II

School Resource Officer

Gilford Police Department

Contact: SRO O'Neill joined Gilford PD in 2004. After graduating from Newport (NH) High School in 1997, he moved to Michigan where he attended and graduated from college with a Criminal Justice degree, and where he met his wife. Family and having a love for NH brought him back to the area. Dan is a certified firearms armorer and instructor, PBT Instructor, D.A.R.E. instructor, and received a Life Saving recognition while working patrol duty. Outside of work, SRO O'Neill enjoys spending time with his wife and daughters. He also has a very personable Golden-Doodle named Mister Murphy.Elected Position: No
d.oneill@gilfordpd.org
Assistant Town Clerk - Tax Collector

Danielle LaFond

Assistant Town Clerk - Tax Collector

Town Clerk - Tax Collector

Elected Position: No

Dave Smith

Recreation Commission Member

Recreation Commission

Elected Position: No - Term: 2017

David "Skip" Murphy

Committee Member

Budget Committee

Elected Position: Yes - Term: 2020
Building Inspector, Code Enforcement Officer

David R. Andrade

Building Inspector, Code Enforcement Officer

Building Inspector

Elected Position: No
Building & Grounds Lead Custodian

Dee Chitty

Building & Grounds Lead Custodian

Public Works Department

Elected Position: No
Public Works - Building & Grounds Division

Dee Chitty

Secretary

Bicentennial Committee

Elected Position: No
Town Clerk - Tax Collector

Denise M. Gonyer

Town Clerk - Tax Collector

Town Clerk - Tax Collector

Contact: townclerk-taxcollector@gilfordnh.orgElected Position: Yes - Term: 2020
The Tax Collector is responsible for the collection of semi-annual real estate bills, quarterly sewer bills, Gunstock Acres Village District Water bills, Betterment assessments, Yield tax, Current Use, and Miscellaneous tax bills as committed for collection by the Board of Selectmen.

Diane & Jerry Maher

Committee Member

Old Home Day Committee

Elected Position: No

Diane Tinkham

Trustee

Library Trustees

Elected Position: Yes - Term: 2018

Dion DeCarli

Firefighter/EMT

Fire Department

Elected Position: No

Dominic DeCarli

Lieutenant/EMT

Fire Department

Elected Position: No
12 Years of Service

Don Spear

Engineer

Board of Fire Engineers

Elected Position: Yes - Term: 2020

Donald Clarke

Trustee

Trustees of Trust Funds

Elected Position: Yes - Term: 2020

Doris "Dee" Chitty

Trustee, Chairperson

Cemetery Trustees

Contact: dchitty@gilfordnh.orgElected Position: Yes - Term: 2020

Douglas Hill

Board Member

Conservation Commission

Contact:
Phone: (603)279-8182
Elected Position: No - Term: 2019
Patrolman First Class

Douglas R. Wall

Patrolman First Class

Gilford Police Department

Contact: d.wall@gilfordpd.orgElected Position: No
PFC Wall has been employed by Gilford PD since 2000; however, currently has over 20 years of law enforcement experience as he had been previously employed by the Brookline (NH) Police Department, the NH State Prison, and the Hillsborough County (NH) Sheriff’s Department. PFC Wall also proudly served his country in the United States Marine Corps. He is an agency Field Training Officer, a member of the department's Honor Guard, and a firearms and TASER instructor. PFC Wall is currently assigned to the Patrol Bureau. During his time off from work, he enjoys working out, target shooting, and spending time with his son and friends.

Duncan Phillips

Firefighter/EMT

Fire Department

Elected Position: No
Sergeant

Dustin H. Parent

Sergeant

Gilford Police Department

Contact: d.parent@gilfordpd.orgElected Position: No
Sgt. Parent grew up in northern NH and moved to the Lakes Region after having attended college in southern Maine. He began his law enforcement career as a part-time patrol officer with the Loudon (NH) Police Department. One year later, his joined Gilford PD as a full-time patrol officer. After two years of service, Sgt. Parent was partnered with K9 Agbar and remained the agency's sole K9 handler for eight years until K9 Agbar was retired. In his spare time, Sgt. Parent spends his time hunting and fishing. Personal Message: You can accomplish anything through perseverance and hard work.

ELizabeth "Betty" Tidd

Trustee

Library Trustees

Elected Position: Yes - Term: 2020

Emily Drake

Alternate Member

Planning Board

Elected Position: No - Term: 2020
Sergeant/Prosecutor

Eric T. Bredbury

Sergeant/Prosecutor

Gilford Police Department

Contact: e.bredbury@gilfordpd.orgElected Position: No
Sgt. Bredbury began his law enforcement career in 1989 as a part-time police officer with the Sanbornton (NH) Police Department. Later that year, he started working for Gilford PD as a full-time Communications Specialist. He was eventually promoted to a full-time patrol officer position. Sgt. Bredbury is currently the agency's Prosecutor. When not working, he enjoys spending time with his two children. Personal Message: Believe in yourself. Don't be afraid to follow the road less traveled.

Ethie Ritson

Committee Member

Old Home Day Committee

Elected Position: No

Everett McLaughlin

Board Member

Conservation Commission

Elected Position: No - Term: 2018

Everett Peter Allen

Recreation Commission Alternate

Recreation Commission

Elected Position: No - Term: 2017

Geoffrey Ruggles

Committee Member

Budget Committee

Elected Position: Yes - Term: 2020

Gina Noury

Clerk

Gunstock Acres Village Water District

Contact: 69 Greenleaf Trail
Gilford, NH 03249
Email: g.noury@live.comElected Position: No

Glen Aldrich

Member - Alternate

Zoning Board of Adjustment

Elected Position: No - Term: 2020

Glen Waring

Finance Director

Finance Department

Email: gwaring@gilfordnh.orgElected Position: No

Grace Herbert

Committee Member

Old Home Day Committee

Elected Position: No

Gregory Trombi

Firefighter/EMT

Fire Department

Elected Position: No

Gus Benavides

Vice Chairman

Board of Selectmen

Contact: selectmen@gilfordnh.org
(603) 527-4700
Elected Position: Yes - Term: 2019

Gus Benavides

Selectmen's Representative

Historic District & Heritage Commission

Elected Position: No

Harry Bean

Committee Member

Budget Committee

Elected Position: Yes - Term: 2018

Helen Murphy

Committee Member

Old Home Day Committee

Elected Position: No

Herb Greene

Technical Advisor

Bicentennial Committee

Elected Position: No

Herbert Greene

Recreation Director

Parks & Recreation Department

Contact: (603) 527-4722
hgreene@gilfordnh.org
Gilford Town Hall, 47 Cherry Valley Road
Elected Position: No

Howard Epstein

Treasurer

Gunstock Acres Village Water District

Contact: 231 Sagamore Rd.
Gilford, NH 03249
Email: Howard@FCC1.bizElected Position: No
K9 Ike

Ike

K9 Ike

Gilford Police Department

Elected Position: No
K9 Ike became a member of Gilford PD in 2012. A German Shepherd bred from German Working Dog lines, K9 Ike was born on March 16, 2011, in Miramichi, New Brunswick. K9 Ike was acquired by Gilford PD through grants provided by the NH Working Dog Foundation. Both K9 Officer VanSteensburg and K9 Ike train with the NH Police K9 Academy located in Portsmouth (NH).

Irene Lachance

Supervisor

Supervisors of the Checklist

Elected Position: Yes - Term: 2022

Isaac Howe

Alternate Member

Planning Board

Elected Position: No - Term: 2018

J. Scott Davis

Chairman

Zoning Board of Adjustment

Elected Position: No - Term: 2018

Jack LaCombe

Trustee

Library Trustees

Contact: 753 Belknap Mountain Road
Gilford, NH 03249
jpjglacombe@metrocast.net
Elected Position: Yes - Term: 2018

Jack Landow

Member

Planning Board

Elected Position: No - Term: 2020
Planning Board
Lieutenant

James G. Leach

Lieutenant

Gilford Police Department

Contact: j.leach@gilfordpd.orgElected Position: No
Lt. Leach earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from SUNY College at Fredonia prior to entering law enforcement. Since becoming a full-time police officer, he has attended many schools and trainings related to management and leadership, as well as firearms and Use of Force instructor training. It has been his distinct honor and privilege to serve the Town of Gilford and its community as a police officer since 1991. Having taken an oath to protect and serve, Lt. Leach promises to always do his best for Gilford citizens and visitors when called upon as he holds himself and those with whom he works to the highest professional standards.

James Glover

Recreation Commission Member

Recreation Commission

Elected Position: No - Term: 2018

Jeffrey Madon

Lieutenant/EMT

Fire Department

Elected Position: No
8 Years of Service
Deputy Town Clerk - Tax Collector

Jennifer Mooney

Deputy Town Clerk - Tax Collector

Town Clerk - Tax Collector

Contact: jmooney@gilfordnh.orgElected Position: No
The Town Clerk is responsible for the registration, recording and management of all vital events and records occurring in the Town of Gilford.

Joanne Buckner

Library Assistant

Gilford Public Library

Contact: joanne@gilfordlibrary.orgElected Position: No

John "Jack" T. Lyman

Engineer

Board of Fire Engineers

Elected Position: Yes - Term: 2019

John and Joy Hall

Committee Member

Old Home Day Committee

Elected Position: No
Planning & Land Use Director

John Ayer

Planning & Land Use Director

Planning and Land Use Department

Contact: jayer@gilfordnh.org Elected Position: No

John Baxter

Commissioner

Gunstock Acres Village Water District

Contact: 74 Yasmin Drive
Gilford, NH 03249
Email: rdgbax@aol.comElected Position: Yes

John Goodhue

Alternate Board Member

Conservation Commission

Contact: jgoodhue@rocherealty.com
Phone: (603)524-7975
Elected Position: No - Term: 2020

John Jude

Board Member

Conservation Commission

Elected Position: No - Term: 2018

John O'Brien

Vice Chairman

Bicentennial Committee

Elected Position: No
Patrol Officer

Jordan A Smith

Patrol Officer

Gilford Police Department

Contact: j.smith@gilfordpd.orgElected Position: No
Officer Smith joined Gilford PD in 2015. He grew up in the Tilton-Northfield area so enjoys living in the Lakes Region and experiencing all it has to offer. He is a Stonehill College graduate with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminology. In his free time he enjoys fishing, weightlifting, and spending time with family and friends.
Communications Specialist/Special Officer

Karen E. Craver

Communications Specialist/Special Officer

Gilford Police Department

Contact: k.craver@gilfordpd.orgElected Position: No
Communications Specialist/SO Craver began working for Gilford PD in 1984. In 1986, she became certified as a part-time patrol officer. She is also a member of the agency's Honor Guard. When not working, she loves spending time with her family, downhill skiing, swimming, gardening and touring the nooks and crannies of NH by motorcycle. Personal Message: Change starts with one person. Dare to be strong and believe in yourself.

Karen Thurston

Committee Menber

Old Home Day Committee

Elected Position: No

Katherine Dormody

Director

Gilford Public Library

Contact: katherine@gilfordlibrary.orgElected Position: No

Kayleigh Mahan

Assistant Librarian

Gilford Public Library

Email: kayleigh@gilfordlibrary.orgElected Position: No

Kelley Parker

Committee Member

Old Home Day Committee

Elected Position: No
Sewer System Technician

Kevin Carlisle

Sewer System Technician

Public Works Department

Elected Position: No
Detective

Kevin M. Baron

Detective

Gilford Police Department

Contact: k.baron@gilfordpd.orgElected Position: No
Officer Baron began his law enforcement career in 2005 by first working with the State of NH Department of Corrections and then the Belmont (NH) Police Department. In 2010, he joined Gilford PD. Officer Baron is a certified Motor Patrolman (for motorcycle units), Driving Instructor, and Motorcycle Instructor. Officer Baron was instrumental in establishing Gilford PD's motor unit in 2012 by adding a Police Harley Davidson to vehicle fleet. While not working, Officer Baron enjoys the Lakes Region area and loves spending time with his wife and children.

Kevin Patterson

Firefighter/EMT

Fire Department

Elected Position: No
Tech. Asst./PT Dispatcher

Kim M. Horan

Tech. Asst./PT Dispatcher

Gilford Police Department

Contact: k.horan@gilfordpd.orgElected Position: No
Technical Assistant Kim Horan started her career with the Town of Gilford in 1985 as the Executive Secretary to the Town Administrator. In 1987 Kim became the Administrative Assistant in the Department of Planning and Land Use Office where she worked for seven Years then transferred to the Gilford Police Department in 1974 where she has served in the same position. Kim is married to Ed and has two children, Justin and Adam. When Kim is not working she enjoys spending time with her friends and Family. Personal Message: If we all did the things we are capable of, we would astound ourselves. ~ Thomas Edison
Lieutenant

Kristian J. Kelley

Lieutenant

Gilford Police Department

Contact: k.kelley@gilfordpd.org.Elected Position: No
Lt. Kelley a life long resident of the Lakes Region started his law enforcement career with the Gilford Police Department in 1999 after graduating from college with a degree in Criminal Justice. He has served in many capacities while working for Gilford PD. and is currently the Administrative Services Bureau Commander. Lt. Kelley is a graduate of the FBI National Academy 259th Session, graduating in March of 2015. Lt. Kelley enjoys spending time with his family and experiencing all that the Lakes Region has to offer. He would like everyone to know that all Gilford PD members work hard every day to keep their community safe, so please remember that we are all here for you and would ask the same in return. "Making a community a great place to live and raise our families takes us all." Personal Message: "There is nothing impossible to him who will try." - Alexander the Great.

Kristin Jarvi

Program Assistant

Parks & Recreation Department

Contact: (603) 527-4722
kjarvi@gilfordnh.org
Gilford Town Hall, 47 Cherry Valley Road
Elected Position: No
Patrol Officer

Lance A. Rouse

Patrol Officer

Gilford Police Department

Email: l.rouse@gilfordpd.orgElected Position: No
Officer Rouse grew up in Deerfield, NH, attending Winnacunnet High School in Hampton. He started a career in the electrical field a few years after high school while also attending Manchester Community College and majoring in Electrical Technology. Officer Rouse had always admired those in law enforcement who dedicated their lives to the service of others. He has one older brother who is working as a police officer. After going on a ride-along with him, Officer Rouse decided that he, too, wanted to be a part of something greater. He started his career in law enforcement with the Gilford Police Department in Feb. 2017. Officer Rouse enjoys spending time with his family, working with his hands, going to the gym, community service, traveling, and target shooting. He also enjoys outdoor activities such as hiking, kayaking, and swimming. Personal message: Anything is possible with hard work and dedication. Stay focused and always be the best version of yourself.

Lawrence Routhier

Board Member

Conservation Commission

Elected Position: No - Term: 2020

Lee Duncan

Board Member

Conservation Commission

Contact: mlduncan@metrocast.net
Phone: (603)524-8876
Elected Position: No - Term: 2019

Leslie Suranyi, Jr.

Committee Member

Budget Committee

Elected Position: Yes - Term: 2018

Lisa Mans-Buckley

Recreation Commission Alternate

Recreation Commission

Elected Position: No - Term: 2020

Lura Shute

Library Assistant

Gilford Public Library

Contact: lura@gilfordlibrary.orgElected Position: No

Lynne DeVito

Commission Member

Historic District & Heritage Commission

Elected Position: No - Term: 2018

Marie Mora

Account Clerk

Finance Department

Elected Position: No

Mark Thomas

Library Assistant

Gilford Public Library

Email: mark@gilfordlibrary.orgElected Position: No
Assessing Technician

Marsha McGinley

Assessing Technician

Assessing Office

Contact: appraisal@gilfordnh.orgElected Position: No

Mary Chesebrough

Committee Member

Old Home Day Committee

Elected Position: No

Mary Villaume

Supervisor

Supervisors of the Checklist

Elected Position: Yes - Term: 2018
Chair
Assessing Technician

Melinda Ferreira

Assessing Technician

Assessing Office

Elected Position: No
Operations Manager

Mia Gagliardi

Operations Manager

Public Works Department

Elected Position: No

Michael Balcom

Captain/Paramedic

Fire Department

Elected Position: No
26 Years of Service
Solid Waste Supervisor

Michael Donovan

Solid Waste Supervisor

Public Works Department

Contact: 150 Kimball Road
Gilford, NH
Phone: 603-293-0220

Elected Position: No

Michael Marshall

Trustee

Library Trustees

Elected Position: Yes - Term: 2019

Michelle Blake

Committee Member

Old Home Day Committee

Elected Position: No

Michelle Crumb

Clerical Assistant/Receptionist

Public Works Department

Elected Position: No

Miriam York

Supervisor

Supervisors of the Checklist

Elected Position: Yes - Term: 2020

Miriam York

Recreation Commission Secretary

Recreation Commission

Elected Position: No - Term: 2019

Molly Harper

Inter-library Loan

Gilford Public Library

Contact: molly@gilfordlibrary.orgElected Position: No

Nathan Lemay

Firefighter/EMT

Fire Department

Elected Position: No

Nathaniel Hanson

Firefighter/Paramedic

Fire Department

Elected Position: No

Nick Sceggell

Commissioner

Gunstock Acres Village Water District

Contact: 74 Sagamore Rd.
Gilford, NH 03249
Email: nsceggell@gmail.comElected Position: Yes - Term: 2015

Norman Silber

Committee Chair

Budget Committee

Elected Position: Yes - Term: 2018

Peter & Christine Bowler

Committee Member

Old Home Day Committee

Elected Position: No

Peter Nourse

Health Officer

Health Officer

Elected Position: No
Public Works Director

Peter Nourse

Public Works Director

Public Works Department

Elected Position: No
Communications Specialist

Priscilla A. LeClaire

Communications Specialist

Gilford Police Department

Contact: p.leclaire@gilfordpd.orgElected Position: No
Communications Specialist LeClaire began working at Gilford PD in 2013. Together with her two beautiful children, she loves spending her free time with her family and friends and exploring the beautiful State of NH. Personal Message: Don't let your past dictate who you are, rather let it be a part of who you become.

Richard "Rags" Grenier

Clerk

Board of Selectmen

Contact: selectmen@gilfordnh.org
(603) 527-4700
Elected Position: Yes - Term: 2020

Richard Andrews

Captain/Paramedic

Fire Department

Contact: randrews@gilfordnh.orgElected Position: No
20 Years of Service

Richard E. Egan

Member

Planning Board

Elected Position: No - Term: 2018

Richard Grenier

Selectman Representative

Planning Board

Contact: selectmen@gilfordnh.orgElected Position: No

Richard Sonia

Commission Chairman

Historic District & Heritage Commission

Elected Position: No - Term: 2017

Richard Vaillancourt

Secretary

Planning Board

Elected Position: No - Term: 2019

Rick Nelson

Recreation Commission Vice Chairman

Recreation Commission

Elected Position: No - Term: 2018
Mechanic

Roger Weeks

Mechanic

Public Works Department

Contact: Phone: 603-527-4787
Fax: 603-527-4781
Email: rweeks@gilfordnh.orgElected Position: No
Public Works - Vehicle Maintenance

Ronda Reimers

Committee Member

Old Home Day Committee

Elected Position: No

S. Peter Karagianis

Committee Member

Budget Committee

Elected Position: Yes - Term: 2019
Planning Department Secretary

Sandra Hart

Planning Department Secretary

Planning and Land Use Department

Contact: shart@gilfordnh.orgElected Position: No
Assistant Town Clerk - Tax Collector

Sandy Beland

Assistant Town Clerk - Tax Collector

Town Clerk - Tax Collector

Elected Position: No
Town Administrator

Scott Dunn

Town Administrator

Town Administrator

Contact: sdunn@gilfordnh.orgElected Position: No
Gilford's Town Administrator's duties and responsibilities are determined by the Board of Selectmen. This position frequently prepares information statements that serve as the basis for many Policy decisons made by the Selectmen. The position may also include such assignments as Project Researcher, grant writer, organizer, advisor, public relations officer, as well as Administrator.

Scott Mooney

Firefighter/EMT

Fire Department

Elected Position: No

Sean Murphy

Committee Member

Budget Committee

Elected Position: Yes - Term: 2019

Stephan Nix

Vice Chairman

Zoning Board of Adjustment

Elected Position: No - Term: 2018

Stephen Carrier

Fire Chief

Fire Department

Contact: scarrier@gilfordnh.orgElected Position: No

Students

Students

Fire Department

Elected Position: No
FF/EMT Hiffler, Kim FF/EMT Zins, Zacharey FF Aremburg, Ryan

Sue Jensen

Bookkeeper

Finance Department

Elected Position: No

Sue King

Committee Member

Old Home Day Committee

Elected Position: No

Sue King

Program Assistant

Parks & Recreation Department

Contact: (603) 527-4722
sking@gilfordnh.org
Gilford Town Hall, 47 Cherry Valley Road
Elected Position: No

Susan Greene

Committee Member

Budget Committee

Elected Position: Yes - Term: 2020

Susan Leach

Trustee, Vice Chair

Cemetery Trustees

Elected Position: Yes - Term: 2018
Executive Secretary/Communications Specialist

Tessa L. Stevens

Executive Secretary/Communications Specialist

Gilford Police Department

Contact: t.stevens@gilfordpd.orgElected Position: No
Executive Secretary Stevens has been with Gilford PD since 1995 and has filled many roles before landing her current position. When not working, she enjoys spending quality time with her husband and four children. Personal Message: Friends come and go but family is forever.

Thom Francoeur

Recreation Commission Chairman

Recreation Commission

Elected Position: No - Term: 2019

Thomas Space

Trustee

Trustees of Trust Funds

Elected Position: Yes - Term: 2018

Timothy Johnson

Firefighter/EMT

Fire Department

Elected Position: No
Communications Specialist/CTO

Timothy M. Doris

Communications Specialist/CTO

Gilford Police Department

Contact: t.doris@gilfordpd.orgElected Position: No
Communications Specialist/CTO Doris grew up in West Roxbury, MA, and moved to the Lakes Region in 1996. He comes from a long line of law enforcement family members. His law enforcement career began as a Military Policeman in the Army National Guard. In 1986, he joined the Boston (MA) Police Department as a public safety dispatcher. In 1995 he became a supervisor for New Hampshire's E-9-1-1 system. In 1998 he joined Gilford PD. He holds an Associate's degree in Criminal Justice from NH Technical Institute and a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Services from Springfield College. Prior to moving permanently to NH, he studied Culinary Arts at the prestigious Bunker Hill Community College. Comm. Specialist/CTO Doris enjoys spending time with his beautiful daughter and son, barbequing and making fabulous pizza, boating, making people laugh, music, sports and "useless" trivia. He is a huge fan of the Bruins, Patriots and Red Sox. Personal Message: "The light at the end of the tunnel might be an oncoming train." - Lou Holtz

Timothy Sullivan

Committee Member

Budget Committee

Elected Position: Yes - Term: 2019

Tom Drouin

Board Member

Conservation Commission

Elected Position: No - Term: 2020

Tracey Blandford

Recreation Commission Alternate

Recreation Commission

Elected Position: No - Term: 2020

Tracey Petrozzi

Children's & Teen Librarian

Gilford Public Library

Contact: tracey@gilfordlibrary.orgElected Position: No

Troy Schrupp

Secretary

Historic District & Heritage Commission

Elected Position: No - Term: 2017

Wayne Hall

Chairman

Planning Board

Elected Position: No - Term: 2020
Special Officer

Wesley J. deSousa

Special Officer

Gilford Police Department

Contact: w.desousa@gilfordpd.orgElected Position: No
Officer deSousa has over 20 year of part-time law enforcement experience having once worked for the Laconia (NH) Police Department and now working for Gilford PD. At one time, Officer deSousa was a full-time patrol officer at Gilford PD after having been employed as a Senior Director at Fidelity Investments in Merrimack, NH, where he was responsible for the 401k and 403b service centers. He has also served as Assistant Vice President of Broker Dealer Operations at Lincoln Financial Network in Concord, NH. Officer deSousa is a graduate of Plymouth State University and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Public Management with a Business Administration minor. He is also a graduate of the New Hampshire Technical Institute and holds an Associate's degree in Criminal Justice. While currently back at Fidelity Investments full-time, he still maintains his part-time status with Gilford PD. He served three years in the U.S. Army. Officer deSousa gives back to the community by volunteering as a Gilford Police Relief Association member, Umpire and Chief of the Tilton-Northfield Little League, referee for the Laconia Recreational Soccer League, and being a member of the Winnisquam Regional School District Budget Committee. He enjoys spending time outdoors with his family and friends anytime of year.

William Akerley

Chairman

Board of Fire Engineers

Elected Position: Yes - Term: 2018

William Bickford

Commission Member

Historic District & Heritage Commission

Elected Position: No - Term: 2017

William Chris Ray, Jr.

Trustee

Trustees of Trust Funds

Elected Position: Yes - Term: 2019

William Day

Trustee, Secretary

Cemetery Trustees

Elected Position: Yes - Term: 2019

William Knightly

Member

Zoning Board of Adjustment

Elected Position: No - Term: 2020