Where they stand . . . Susan Treleaven, Dover Wards 5 and 6 and Somersworth Ward 2

by Pat Ross

Susan Treleaven represents Dover Wards 5 and 6 and Somersworth Ward 2 in the New Hampshire House of Representatives. She is seeking election to a third term.

Susan is deeply committed to the communities she serves. She and her husband Stephen have resided in Dover for more than 20 years. A 1980 graduate of the University of New Hampshire, Susan credits her training and early experience as a preschool/kindergarten teacher as the foundation for her strong advocacy of public education.

As a legislator, Susan’s overarching goal is to work cooperatively with all public servants to ensure our state’s future. Her legislative priorities include: renewing support for public education, improving infrastructure, providing job opportunities, safeguarding access to affordable health care and protecting our national resources. She is committed to attend all legislative sessions, actively engage in committee work, listen to all sides, and represent the interests of her constituents.

Susan serves on the Municipal and County Government Committee where she is able to tap into her expertise as a Licensed Professional Realtor of 27 years.

In addition to her legislative work, Susan volunteers for many causes, including: Seacoast Family Promise, Avis Goodwin Health, Enter, and the Unitarian Universalist Church. She is energetic in her commitment to her volunteer activities, as well as her service to Dover and Somersworth.


Pat came to Dover from Washington, D.C. 30 years ago. She serves on Dover Dems' Communications Team handling media relations and editorial oversight of print and online publications.


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