Representative Jess Edwards (R)

Rockingham - District 4

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Home Address

33 Rattlesnake Hill Road
Auburn, NH  03032-3802
Seat #: 2099

Additional Information

House Committee Information
Committee Name: Finance
Position:  Member
Committee Phone:  603-271-3165
Committee Function:
It shall be the duty of the Committee on Finance to examine and consider the state of the treasury and the budget; subjects concerning the financial interest of the state; all measures carrying appropriations of state money except claims against the state and such other matters as may be referred to it. Prior to the report of the Finance Committee to the House, the Speaker may refer the budget of certain self-sustaining state agencies to appropriate committees for study and recommendation.

Finance - Division III
Position:  Chair
Committee Phone:  603-271-3165
Personal Biography
My career has been in health care management to include over 33 years as U.S Army Medical Services Corps officer, retiring as a Lieutenant Colonel in 2009. Served as a Comptroller in the 18th Medical Command in Korea. Worked as a Project/Product Manager for multiple Medical Device Manufacturers. Expertise includes healthcare, IT, privacy, project management, medical device product management, telemedicine, budgeting and manpower management.

Commander Legislative Squadron, NH Civil Air Patrol, Lieutenant Colonel 2018-present
Chair, NH General Court Veterans Interest Caucus 2019-present
Health, Human Services, & Elderly Affairs Committee 2017-2018
Mental health and social service business process alignment and information system interoperability study committee 2017-2018 & 2019-2020
Telemedicine and health care reimbursement for telemedicine and telehealth study committee 2018
Group home rate parity study committee 2018
Local Government Involvement
Auburn Planning Board (2016-present)
Rockingham County Long-Term Care services Committee (2017-present)
Auburn Village School Renovation Committee - 2017-2018
Miscellaneous Information:
Past Commander, Current Treasurer American Legion Post 108 in Chester
Liberty House Board of Directors morphing to Board of Advisors
Unit Commissioner, Boy Scouts of America Troops 127 (Auburn) and 163 (Chester)
Busche Academy Board of Advisors
Married since 1981
Two adult daughters