NH State Seal District 14: Hudson, Auburn, Londonderry

Current Committees: Chair, Executive Departments and Administration; Chair, Judiciary; Rules and Enrolled Bills

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Contact Information:
State House, Room 106
107 North Main Street
Concord, NH 03301

Email: Sharon.Carson@leg.state.nh.us

Years Served in the Senate: (12) 2009-2020, 2021-2022 (Current)

Years Served in the House: 8; 2000-2008

Profession: Adjunct history and political science professor at Nashua Community College

Education: Graduated from Mount Wachusett Community College with a degree in laboratory technology, Bachelor’s and Masters’ degrees in American History from the University of New Hampshire. She was awarded a doctoral scholarship from UNH, has taken and passed her doctoral exams in American History, and is currently working on her dissertation

Professional & Community Affiliations: Southern NH Planning Commission; Board of Directors, Vesta Roy Women in Government (2000-2014); NH State Director, Women in Government (2006-2014); State Veterans Advisory Committee (2012-2015); Selective Service Board (2008-2016); ProGun Advisory Board (2008-present); Board of Directors, St. Anselm Ethics in Governance (2014-present); Manchester Airport Authority (2018-present); Board of Trustees, Founder’s Academy; Londonderry Old Homes Day Committee; Londonderry Grange; Londonderry tri-centennial committee

Military Service: Retired Sergeant First Class, U.S. Army Reserve

Family: Senator Carson is married with two daughters

Personal: Senator Carson enjoys history, reading, gardening, and knitting