Erle B. Pierce, Bow
Erle Pierce is president of Pierce Public Affairs, LLC in Bow, NH, a full service public, community, and government relations consulting firm. In July of 2007, Pierce retired from Verizon as New Hampshire’s Vice President for Government and Public Affairs, overseeing the company’s legislative policy issues in New Hampshire as well as community and media relations initiatives. A thirty-three year veteran of the telephone industry, his background includes network operations, disaster recovery, strategic business planning, community economic development initiatives, corporate philanthropy, media relations and government affairs.
In addition to serving on boards of various non-profit organizations for many years, the Vermont native is a graduate of the Leadership Greater Concord and Leadership New Hampshire programs. He is a former school board member in the Town of Bow, a past president of The Rotary Club of Bow, two-term past Chair of The Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce, a two-term past Chair of the Board of Trustees at The Capitol Center of the Arts. He currently sits on the advisory boards for the Small Business Development Council, Bi-State Primary Care Association and Bellwether Credit Union. He is immediate past President and current Vice President of the board for Touch the Future, Inc., a non-profit organization supporting the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center. He is also a Governor-appointed Commissioner to the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center where he Chairs the current eleven million dollar expansion campaign.
Erle and his wife Judy reside in Bow, NH. They are parents of two grown children and two very cute and extremely precocious grandchildren.
November 16, 2011