Representative Rick Ladd (R)

Grafton - District 5

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Home Address

PO Box 67
Haverhill, NH  03765-0067
Seat #: 2014

Additional Information

House Committee Information
Committee Name: Education
Position:  Chair
Committee Phone:  603-271-3565
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.

Personal Biography
7th term in the NH House
Represents Haverhill
Vermont Academy (Saxtons River, VT)
University of Maine (Orono, ME; BA, 1967)
University of Southern Maine (Gorham, ME; MS, 1974)

Outstanding Legislator Award, NH State Grange, 2010

Trustee, University System New Hampshire 2018

Community College System NH, Running Start Champion Award, 2018

NH DOE Work-Based Learning Award, Overall Champion, 2018

From 1980 to 2002, Rep. Ladd was a school administrator in Alaska and was recognized as a National Distinguished Principal in 1998. He also has 10 years of teaching and administrative experience in Maine where he published the Maine Studies Curriculum, DownEast Magazine. While a Maine principal, he served as the Principals' Association liaison with the Maine Education Committee.

Serves on Governor's Save our Summers Study Commision

Local Government Involvement
Rep. Ladd is a member of the Town of Haverhill Selectboard and is an elected commissioner in the Precinct of Haverhill Corner. He has chaired the Haverhill Planning Board, of which he is a current member. While in Alaska, Rep. Ladd was elected three times as a city councilman in Homer.
Miscellaneous Information:
Rep. Ladd served in the U.S. Army artillery in Vietnam as a first lieutenant and earned the Air Medal with "V" device.

Member, VFW Post 5245, North Haverhill, NH