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Lou D'AllesandroDEMDemocrat State Senator, District 20
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Lou D'Allesandro (born July 30, 1938) is a Democratic member of the New Hampshire Senate, representing the 20th district since 1998. D'Allesandro has served as chair of Senate Finance and vice chair of the Ways & Means and Capital Budget committees. Previously he was a member of the New Hampshire Executive Council from 1975 to 1981 and the New Hampshire House of Representatives from 1996 through 1998 and from 1972 to 1974. D'Allesandro appears frequently on the Paul Westcott Show on WGIR (AM) and WQSO. A 1956 graduate of Worcester Academy and of the University of New Hampshire (UNH) in 1961, D'Alessandro was a three-year letterman on the football team, and served as the team's co-captain during his senior season in 1960–61. He was also a two-year member of the lacrosse team and played one year of baseball for the Wildcats. While at UNH, he was a member of the Phi Kappa Theta fraternity. He was inducted into the UNH Hall of Fame on September 25, 2010.In 1963, D'Allesandro became the first athletic director and men's basketball coach at Southern New Hampshire University (known then as New Hampshire College), where he was instrumental in helping the school achieve NCAA status. As head coach, the men's basketball team won three consecutive conference titles from 1964–65 to 1966–67. He was inducted into the SNHU Penmen Hall of Fame in 1970.A biography of D'Allesandro, Lou D'Allesandro: Lion of the New Hampshire Senate and Thoughts for Presidential Hopefuls, by Mark C. Bodanza, was published in 2018.

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Education5 - 5 of 3
Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government
Attended Programs for Senior Executives in State and Local Government
Rivier University
MEd Administration
University of New Hampshire
Bachelor's History
1957 - 1961
Past Positions1 - 16 of 16
New Hampshire State Senate
1998 - Current
Former Executive Councilor
State of New Hampshire
1974 - 1980
Adjunct Faculty Member
Saint Anselm College
2007 - 2016
Vice President
Bus Sales, Patsys Companies
1997 - 1999
Radio Talk Show, WMVU
1994 - 1997
Vice President
Continuing Education, Franklin Pierce College
1994 - 1997
Nasson College
1986 - 1988
Vice President
Computer Management Dynamics, Incorporated
1984 - 1986
Director Community Relations
Merrimack Valley College, University of New Hampshire
1982 - 1983
Executive Assistant
New England College
1981 - 1982
Center for Life Management
1980 - 1981
Daniel Webster College
1976 - 1980
Admissions, New Hampshire College
1974 - 1976
United States Marine Corps Reserves
Adjunct Faculty Member
Franklin Pierce College
Manchester Community Television
Other Experience1 - 23 of 23
Vice Chair
New England Board of Higher Education
1998 - Current
Board Member
Webster House
Saint Joseph Community Services
New Hampshire Hockey Hall of Fame, present
Former Member
Board of School Committee, Manchester
Former Member
Members First Credit Union Board of Directors
Former Vice Chair
Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston Board of Directors
Former Volunteer
Heart Fund
Former Volunteer
Easter Seals
Former Volunteer
National Council on Alcoholism
Board of Directors, Manchester Community Health Center, present
Association of Commerce and Industry, Southern New Hampshire
Southern New Hampshire Services Board of Directors
College Hall of Fame, Incorporated, present
National Football Foundation, present
University of New Hampshire Alumni Association
Constitutional Convention, New Hampshire
Partners of the Americans Inter-American Sport Federation
University of New Hampshire’s Athletic Hall of Fame.
University of New Hampshire 100 Club
Former Chair
Capital Budget Committee, New Hampshire State Senate
Former Chair
Finance Committee, New Hampshire State Senate
Former Member
Administrative Rules Committee, New Hampshire State Senate