Senator Lou D’Allesandro is serving his 12th term representing District 20 in the New Hampshire Senate.  As an elected Official, Senator D’Allesandro is the Vice Chair of the Senate Ways and Means Committee, and serves on the Capital Budget and Finance Committees.

He is a director of Southern New Hampshire Services, past director of the New Hampshire Hockey Hall of Fame, and a member of the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame.

In addition to his career in public service, the Senator has enjoyed professional success in the field of education. He holds honorary doctorates from Franklin Pierce University, Daniel Webster College and the New Hampshire Institute of Art as well as degrees from the University of New Hampshire, Rivier University, New England College and the New Hampshire Institute of Art. He was selected for the Caroline Gross Fellowship to attend the program for Senior Executives in State and Local Governments at Harvard University.

Author Mark Bodanza worked with the Senator to craft a chronicle of Lou’s life and career changes through the years.  The book, Lou D’Allesandro, Lion of the New Hampshire Senate, Thoughts for Presidential Hopefuls, has been released and is available at

Senator D’Allesandro lives in Manchester with his wife, Patricia. They have three children, nine grandchildren, and two great-grandsons.