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Marjorie K. Smith Experience:

"I am running for my thirteenth term in the New Hampshire House. I have chaired the House Finance and Fiscal Committees as well as the House Judiciary Committee. I have also served on the Public Higher Education Advisory Committee andis on the board of the University System of New Hampshire. I am chair of public policy for the NH House Democratic caucs. I was the first chair of the board of the New Hampshire Women’s Policy Institute (NHWPI). Before my election I was the national executive director of WAND (Women’s Action for New Directions), an organization that was committed to reordering federal priorities and to increasing women’s involvement in elective office. I worked in the Kennedy and Johnson administrations and chaired, for many years, the Maryland Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. I worked on the President’s Appalachian Regional Commission, and was assistant to the first chair of the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. I chaired the board of the Maryland Committee for Day Care, and subsequently served on the staff, advocating for availability of and standards for quality child care. I was the first chair of the Durham Public Library, planning the transition from UNH, and served on several Durham Master Plan committees. I am the treasurer of the Durham Historic Association."

Home Address:

100 Piscataqua Road
Durham, NH 03824
United States

Marital Status:
Widowed
Number of Children:
2
Education:

BA, Beaver College; Master of Public Administration, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University

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