Councilor Colin Van Ostern
Colin Van Ostern was elected by his fellow New Hampshire citizens in 2012 to represent Executive Council District Two in Concord, NH. He ran for the office with a goal of supporting the creation of good jobs and strong communities, with more focus on economic growth and less government interference in our personal lives.
Colin currently works professionally as a business manager at local yogurt-maker Stonyfield, Inc. He previously owned Washington Street Consulting, a consulting business in Concord that specialized in strengthening consumer and public-facing businesses and nonprofits.He earned an MBA in general management from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth in Hanover, NH. He has served as a senior adviser and legislative aide to elected officials and campaigns in both Concord and Washington, DC., and earned a BA from The George Washington University with a specialization in International Security Policy.
Colin lives in Concord with his wife Kristyn, one child, and a five year-old black lab.
Represents the cities and towns of Acworth, Alstead, Barnstead, Belmont, Boscawen, Bradford, Canterbury, Charlestown, Chesterfield, Dublin, Durham, Farmington, Gilmanton, Gilsum, Goshen, Hancock, Harrisville, Henniker, Hinsdale, Hopkinton, Langdon, Lempster, Madbury, Marlborough, Marlow, Nelson, Newbury, Northfield, Rollinsford, Roxbury, Salisbury, Stoddard, Strafford, Sullivan, Surry, Sutton, Unity, Walpole, Warner, Washington, Webster, Westmoreland, and Winchester, and the cities of Concord, Dover, Franklin, Keene, Rochester, and Somersworth.
For additional information on the cities and towns in this district, go to www.nh.gov/municipal/.