Representative George Sykes (D)

Grafton - District 14

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Home Address

3 Avon Avenue
Lebanon, NH  03766-2601
Seat #: 4052

Additional Information

House Committee Information
Committee Name: Transportation
Position:  Member
Committee Phone:  603-271-3565
Committee Function:
It shall be the duty of the Committee on Transportation to consider all matters pertaining to development, operation and regulation of all means of air, land and water transportation, except for the capital improvement and repair of public highways; the motor vehicle code; and such other matters as may be referred to it.

Personal Biography
Represents Lebanon, Ward 2
George has lived in Lebanon, NH along with his wife, Jayne Buckley for more than 30 years. He has a daughter, Kate, LHS class of 2000. A retired Deputy Chief, Lebanon Fire Department, and is a recipient of the Aubrey G. Robinson Award for outstanding service to the State of NH in fire prevention.

George volunteers with the Grafton County Senior Citizens Council, Meals on Wheels program, and the American Red Cross, Disaster Services. Asa responder, he has deployed to NH, NY, PA, MA, VT, FL, Haiti for nearly two years after the 2010 earthquake, and Puerto Rico in 2017. He is a longtime supporter and now Board Member of AVA, the Advanced Alliance for the Visual Arts.

Amongst other volunteering he also helps transport injured birds for VINS.

Finally George is on the Board of Directors for Tri-County CAP.

Re-elected to his sixth term, NH State Representative, Sykes is a Member of the Transportation Committee and currently serves as Chair of the Grafton County Delegation.

Representative Sykes holds a BA, Bridgewater State College ’74, BS, Business and Economics, Empire State College ’88, and an MBA, Southern New Hampshire University ’99.

George was recently elected in 2019 to represent Lebanon Ward 2 on the Lebanon City Council, after having been appointed to fill a vacant position in 2018 as well as previously been elected back in 2008 and 2010.
Local Government Involvement
Representative Sykes currently serves as a City Councilor for Ward 2 in Lebanon. As part of those duties he also serves on the Lebanon Downtown TIF District Advisory Board, and an alternate member of the Lebanon Ped/Bike Committee and the Lebanon Conservation Commission. City Councilor Sykes is Chair of the Regional Transportation Advisory Council.