New Hampshire Treasurer

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The New Hampshire Treasurer is a state executive position in the New Hampshire state government.

The Treasurer is responsible for investing and managing the state's finances as well as banking relationships, debt management and trust fund management.[1]

Current officeholder

The current officeholder is Catherine Provencher. She was first appointed to a two year term in December 2006 and assumed office on January 3, 2007 and was re-appointed in 2009 and 2011.

Authority

The state Constitution addresses the office of treasurer in Article 67, Secretary, Treasurer, Etc..

Under Article 67:

The secretary and treasurer shall be chosen by joint ballot of the senators and representatives assembled in one room.

Elections

As with other state executive officers, the Treasurer for New Hampshire is elected by a joint session of both houses of the State Legislature. There is no term limit imposed on this statewide position. (New Hampshire Constitution, Part II, Article 67)

Compensation

In 2009, the New Hampshire Treasurer was paid an estimated $104,364 according to the Council of State Governments.[2]

Contact information

State of New Hampshire Treasury
25 Capitol Street, Room 121
Concord, NH 03301
Telephone: (603) 271-2621
Fax: (603) 271-3922
Email: treasury@treasury.state.nh.us

See also

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