Active, qualified members may submit a petition for one of the following positions for which nominations are open.

Positions with an asterisk (*) indicate an incumbent governor who is eligible to seek another term.

  • Vice President (1-year term, and a 4-year commitment to board leadership track – President-Elect, President and Immediate Past President in subsequent years)
  • Governor at Large (two vacancies, 3-year term) *
  • Governor at Large (nomination by petition for the remaining 2 years of a 3-year term)*
  • County Governors (2-year term) representing:
    • Cheshire*
    • Coos
    • Merrimack*
    • Rockingham*
  • County Governors (2-year term) representing: (each of these vacancies is for the remaining year of a 2-year term)
    • Grafton *
    • Hillsborough South*
    • Strafford *
  • ABA Association Young Lawyer Delegate NH (This is a 2- year term. The ABA specifies the qualifications that “such delegate was admitted to his or her first bar within the past five years or is less than 36 years old at the beginning of his or her term.”)

Submitting a Nomination Petition

No fewer than 10 active member signatures are required for a nomination petition for a governor representing a county; no fewer than 25 active member signatures are required for vice president, governor at large, and Association ABA Delegate. Bar members may sign only one petition for a county position on the Board representing the county where the signer’s principal office is located.  Blank petitions can be obtained here or by contacting Cindy Roberts (603-715-3267)

Petition Deadline

Petitions for nominations to the NHBA Board of Governors will be accepted no later than March 1, 2023.

Election Information

Online ballots will be accepted from April 1 to until April 15, 2023.  Those eligible to vote are active-status members (dues fully paid).