Richard Abel’s Bio

Richard Abel Bio

Incumbent, Grafton District 13, Lebanon, New Hampshire House of Representatives

Serves on the House Commerce & Consumer Affairs Committee and the Executive Committee of the Grafton County Delegation (approves budgets and major expenditures of Grafton County government.)

  • 18-year resident of Lebanon
  • Sponsored legislation on continuing care communities, leases of public properties, and commissioners of deeds
  • Career: professor of Leadership Studies (Franklin Pierce); director, Univ. Press of New England (Dartmouth); 28-year executive business experience in publishing.
  • Past president, Upper Valley Jewish Community, active in local philanthropic organizations

Family:  Wife, Roberta Berner, Executive Director, Grafton County Senior Citizens Council; Daughter, Judy, Advertising Planning Director; Son, Danny, Lebanon High School 01, Jazz musician.

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