N.H.'s Executive Council: How It Works And What's On The Agenda

Jan 16, 2019

The Executive Council chambers, inside the New Hampshire Statehouse.
Credit Allegra Boverman for NHPR

New Hampshire’s five-member Executive Council flipped to Democratic control in November. We sit down with two newly-elected members to find out what, exactly, the council does and the key issues before it this year.


  • Mike Cryans, District 1 Executive Councilor, D-Hanover
  • Ted Gatsas, District 4 Executive Councilor, R-Manchester

Key links:

An overview of the Executive Council's responsibilities.

The current members of the Executive Council and a map of their districts.

A rundown of action taken at the Jan. 9 meeting of the Executive Council, courtesy of Manchester Ink Link. 

Councilor Mike Cryans talks with the Conway Daily Sun about his priorities in this new role.