Representative Barbara Shaw (D)

Hillsborough - District 16

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Home Address

45 Randall Street
Manchester, NH  03103-6434
Seat #: 5024

Additional Information

House Committee Information
Committee Name: Education
Position:  Clerk
Committee Phone:  271-3565
Committee Function:
It shall be the duty of the Committee on Education to consider subjects relating to the regulation of school districts and schools; the postsecondary college system; the University System of New Hampshire; matters concerning education; and such other matters as may be referred to it.

Rep.Shaw also serves on the:
Charter Schools and Open Enrollment Legislative Oversight Committee
Home Education Advisory Council
Commission to Study Whether the Department of Education Should be required to Conduct Criminal History Records Checks, via a Fingerprint Check, on all Applicants for Teacher Certification

Personal Biography
Graduated Plymouth State College 1964. MEd 1980
Teacher/Administrator Manchester 45 years
Many Education and Civic appointments
Alderman City of Manchester 2010 to present
Member Hillsborough County Executive Board 2004 - 2018
Married to Jeff Purinton
Local Government Involvement
Alderman City of Manchester Ward 9
Chair of Lands and Building Committee
Member Committee on Administration
Member Special Committee on Airport Activities
Member Joint School Buildings Committee
Member Joint Education Committee
Miscellaneous Information:
Living Life to the fullest