SHANA POTVIN - CHAIR

KATY CUTSHALL - VICE CHAIR

TERESA MCINERNY - SECRETARY

JANE BOYER - TREASURER

OUR MEETINGS

SHANA POTVIN - CHAIR

KATY CUTSHALL - VICE CHAIR

TERESA MCINERNY - SECRETARY

JANE BOYER - TREASURER

SHANA POTVIN - CHAIR

KATY CUTSHALL - VICE CHAIR

TERESA MCINERNY - SECRETARY

JANE BOYER - TREASURER

The Bedford Democrats meet monthly, typically on the first Monday of each month unless otherwise noted. 

Meeting place: McAllaster Room, lower level of the Bedford Library located at 3 Meetinghouse Road. During the summer months, we are holding some meetings outside and some virtually via Zoom. Email us at bedfordnhdems@gmail.com for more information on how to attend a meeting or to be added to our email list to receive updates on news, meetings, and events. 

Meeting time: 6:30-8:30 PM

Please Visit This Page For Our Upcoming Meeting Dates

https://www.bedfordnhdems.org/upcoming-meetings-events

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Bedford NH Dems

PO Box 10334

Bedford NH 03110

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OUR BOARD

SHANA POTVIN - Co-CHAIR

Shana has been involved with the Bedford Democrats since moving here and is currently serving her second term as Chair, having previously served as Vice Chair.  Shana is dedicated to making sure that Democrats are heard and represented in Bedford. Shana is an experienced nonprofit Project Manager with a demonstrated history of success working for several nonprofit organizations in Director level positions. In addition to the Bedford Dems,  Shana has most recently volunteered in the following capacities: 

 

  • Stand By Me Steering Committee,  Chair, Ross A. Lurgio Middle School (2011-2019)

  • Destination Imagination Team Manager (2010-2017)

  • Bedford Energy Commission, Chair (2014-2017)

  • Bedford Library Foundation Board Member (2015-2016)

  • Executive Board Member, Personal Responsibility Organization (2017-present)

KATY CUTSHALL - C0-CHAIR

Raised in New Hampshire, educational and career opportunities took Katy around the country. In 1998, she was happy to move back to the Granite State, choosing  Bedford as the place to continue her career and raise her family.  After retirement from a 26 year career in investment management and with an empty nest, Katy gives her time and energy to various groups that align with her values of fostering a strong and caring community. She currently serves as Co-Chair for the Bedford Dems, after serving for 4 years as Vice Chair and she is on the Executive Committee of the Hillsborough County Democratic Committee. Katy proudly serves as Chair of the Bedford Library Foundation. 

TERESA MCINERNY - SECRETARY

Teresa McInerny and her husband Mike have lived in Bedford since 2001. They have raised three sons,  the oldest of whom was in the last Bedford graduating class from West High School and two who graduated from Bedford High School. Mike and Teresa are also blessed with a grandson who lives close-by in Manchester. 

 

Teresa has been a Democrat from childhood. Her father served in the Maryland State legislature and her family was active in state politics. She graduated from Franklin and Marshall College in Lancaster, PA, with a Bachelors degree in English and Secondary Education. After spending many years in sales, Teresa changed careers in 2018 and after changing her focus to improving her own health and fitness became a Certified Personal Trainer to help others do the same. She trains clients at a local health club in Bedford.

 

Teresa became active in the Obama election campaign in 2008. She has worked for many grassroots campaigns for numerous Democratic candidates' including Mayor Joyce Craig, Congressman Chris Pappas, Representative Sue Mullen, and President Joe Biden. She is committed to improving life in Bedford and she is grateful to be involved in the Bedford Democrats.

Julie Donovan - TREASURER

Julie grew up in England, in a Union household and supporting the Labour Party.  She met her future husband Hugh at University College London and both have BSc. (hons) in Statistics. After graduating, Julie worked in an international investment office in the financial district of London. Julie moved to the USA in 1988 and became a citizen in 2003. Since then, she has voted for Democrats in every election. Julie moved to Bedford in 2010. Julie has served as  a volunteer Treasurer 13 times and a member of charitable boards at Town, County and State levels.

OUR MISSION & GOALS

  • Support Democratic candidates and help them get elected

  • Increase voter engagement  and turnout

  • Create awareness of and visibility for Democratic values and candidates

  • Provide timely information to our membership

  • Foster camaraderie and community among our membership

  • Promote & support the NHDP platform at the town level