Nelson Directory2022-06-23T16:49:49-04:00

We endeavor to keep this information as up-to-date as possible. For hour listings, please call the organization in question to confirm. If you find inaccurate or out-dated information, please let us know by writing to

Town Boards usually meet in the Brick Schoolhouse, or in the Town Hall, or occasionally the Library, depending on the circumstances. Please confirm meeting place with the board’s contact person. 

The Selectmen

Brenna Kucinski, Chair (2024)
Al Guida (2025)
meet on Wednesdays at 3 p.m.

The Selectmen may be reached through
Town Administrative Assistant
Edie Drinkwater
Hours: Tuesday, 9 aa.m. -noon, 4 – 7 p.m.
Thursday, 9 a.m. noon
Or by Appointment

Town Clerk / Tax Collector
Karen Castelli
Hours: Tuesday, 9 a.m 6 p.m.
Thursday, 9 a.m. noon
Or by Appointment

Planning Board
Gordon Peery, Chair
Please contact through Karen Castelli, PB Clerk
2nd Thursday 7 p.m.

Zoning Board of Adjustment

Jim Newcombe, Chair
Please contact through Karen Castelli, ZBA Clerk
1st Monday 7 p.m.

Highway Department
Mike Tarr, Road Agent

Fire Department
Joe Sarcione, Chief
non-emergency communications can be directed through the Town Office

Police Department
Joseph Filipi, Chief
603- 355-2000 (dispatch)

Building Sexton
Richie Yerardi
Contact through the town office

Cemetery Board
Elaine Giacomo, Chair
3rd Tuesday, 4 p.m.

Supervisors of the Checklist
Betsey Church, Chair

Olivia Rodham Memorial Library
Kris Finnegan, Librarian
Hours: Monday and Thursday 1 –  5 p.m.
Wednesday 5 – 7 p.m.
Tuesday and Saturday 10 a.m – noon

The Library is currently operating under some restrictions and limited hours. Call or email for more information. 

Library Trustees
TBD, Chair

3rd Wednesday, 3:30 PM

Nelson School Board
Rich Popovic, Chair
Kelly French
Susan Peery
At the Nelson School 1st Monday, 4:30 PM

Conservation Commission
Kathy Schillemat, Chair

Agricultural Commission 
Val Van Meier, Chair
Nelson Library 1st Wednesday, 7:00 PM

For a more comprehensive list of town committees and members, see the Town of Nelson Website

Nelson Food Pantry

The Pantry is located outside the kitchen and fellowship hall in the Nelson Congregational Church, with the entrance at the rear of the church. The Pantry at this time offers only non-perishables, as well as a good supply of household items, pet food, cloth masks, and other items. The Pantry is available to anyone. It is open Sunday 9 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.and Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. More information >>

NH House of Representatives 
Jay Kahn
State Senator, District 10

NH Senate
Dan Eaton
State Representatives, District 3


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