Representative Tony Caplan (D)

Merrimack - District 8

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Home Address

810 Ray Road
Henniker, NH  03242
Seat #: 3072

Additional Information

House Committee Information
Committee Name: Science, Technology and Energy
Position:  Member
Committee Phone:  603-271-3369
Committee Function:
It shall be the duty of the Committee on Science, Technology and Energy to consider all matters pertaining to energy, telecommunications, air pollution, the jurisdiction of the Public Utilities Commission, the application of technological advances to the legislative process and the operation of state government, to coordinate the flow of information about technical and scientific matters to state and federal agencies and legislative committees, to monitor legislation referred to other committees in order to make suggestions for inclusion of technological improvements where warranted, and such other matters as may be referred to it.

Personal Biography
Tony graduated from Yale University in 1982 and worked for several years as a journalist for the Associated Press and United Press International in Mexico, Central America and London. After settling in New Hampshire, he and his wife raised three kids in Henniker on Ray Road.

Before serving in the legislature, Tony worked for more than 20 years as a high school Spanish teacher at the Derryfield School in Manchester, Hillsborough High School, and Lebanon High School. He has been the Chair of the Henniker Energy Committee, the Vice-Chair and Chair of the Henniker Democratic Town Committee, and a town soccer coach. Tony Caplan has served one term as State Representative for Henniker and Bradford during which he worked consistently to serve the interests of local communities and working families.
Local Government Involvement
Chair, Henniker Energy Committee (2006 - 2012)
Chair, Henniker Democratic Town Committee (2017 - 2020).