Our NHGOP Team

Our Leaders are working hard for the people of New Hampshire

Governor Chris Sununu

Chris Sununu was sworn in as the governor of New Hampshire on January 5, 2017.

Sununu served three terms on the New Hampshire Executive Council, representing 32 cities and towns. Sununu also was the CEO of Waterville Valley Resort in central New Hampshire. Before that, he was owner and director of Sununu Enterprises, a family business and strategic consulting group. He focused much of his time on local, national and international real estate development, venture technologies and business acquisitions.

Sununu grew up in Salem and graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology with a bachelor’s degree in civil/environmental engineering. For 10 years, he worked to clean up hazardous waste sites. His father, John H. Sununu, served as the 75th Governor of New Hampshire. Sununu lives in Newfields with his wife, Valerie, and their three children, Calvin, Edie and Leo.

Senate President Chuck Morse

Morse is a Republican from Salem currently serving his fifth term representing District 22. He was elected the 128th President of the state Senate in September of 2013, a position he still serves in today. Since the founding of the Senate in 1784, he is the fourth lawmaker from Salem to be given this distinction by his colleagues.

Morse was re-elected to the Senate in 2010, 2012, and 2014 having previously served from 2002-2006. He previously chaired the Finance Committee, guiding them through three budgets, was Vice Chairman of Transportation and has served on both the Capital Budget and the Public and Municipal Affairs committees. Morse currently serves on both the Finance and Ways & Means Committees.

Prior to his service with the Senate, Morse spent two terms in the New Hampshire House of Representatives representing Salem and Windham. He has also served his local community as both town moderator and selectman.

House Speaker Gene Chandler

Speaker Chandler is the current Speaker of the NH House, having been elected on Nov. 30, 2017 to fill out the term of Speaker Shawn Jasper who was confirmed as the Commissioner of the NH Department of Agriculture. He also served as the Speaker of the House from 2001-2004 He has served in several key leadership positions during his previous terms, including Deputy House Majority Leader (1997-98); House Majority Leader (1999-2000); Houise Republican Policy Leader (2006-08); Senior House Republican Leader (2008-10 and 2013-14); Speaker Pro Tempore (2011-13)

Speaker Chandler is in the real estate, land and timber business. He and his late wife, Nancy, were married for more than 30 years. He is the father of two grown sons and a proud grandfather of four. He enjoys spending time following his grandchildren in both the Arts and Sports.

Chairman Jeanie Forrester

Jeanie served as a state senator in NH from 2010 to 2016. While in Concord, she has served as the chair of the powerful Senate Finance Committee, which helps draft the state budget. In 2016 she ran for Governor and lost in the Republican primary to current NH Governor Chris Sununu. Prior to being a state senator, she built a career working to promote small town development, with stints as town administrator for Tuftonboro and New Durham, and head of the Main Street programs in Plymouth and Meredith. She also served as a staffer to NH Governor John Sununu. She currently co-owns Forrester Environmental Services Inc. She was raised in working-class family in Pontiac, Michigan where her dad tested tractors for Ford and her mom worked as a waitress. She moved to NH after meeting her husband, an NH native. She has a BS in political science and an MBA from the University of New Hampshire. She has laid out a plan called “Make New Hampshire Red Again” that calls for expanding town GOP committee, increasing in-state fundraising and replicating the party’s state-level successes in federal races, where Democrats have dominated. 

National Committeeman Steve Duprey

Stephen Duprey is a native of New Hampshire. He graduated from New College in Sarasota, Fla. in 1974 with a BA in Public Policy and from Cornell University Law School in 1978 with a Juris Doctorate degree.

Duprey practiced law at the Concord New Hampshire firm of Sulloway, Hollis & Soden. In 1987 he began full time employment with his own companies developing and managing real estate throughout New Hampshire.

National Committeewoman Juliana Bergeron

Juliana Bergeron National Committeewoman Juliana Bergeron was elected as the National Committeewoman from New Hampshire in April 2012. She earned her B.S. at the University of Vermont. Her political activities include serving on the NH GOP Executive Board, the Vesta Roy Excellence in Public Services Series Board, the NH Federation of Republican Women, and she previously served on the Cheshire County Republican Chair. Bergeron has served as a grassroots campaign volunteer on local, state and national campaigns. She is also a member of the Rotary Club of Keene (Paul Harris Fellow), Director of the Monadnock Economic Development Corp.(past chair), and a lifetime member of the Million Dollar Roundtable.