Betsi DeVries

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Betsi DeVries
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Betsi DeVries (center)
Member of the New Hampshire Senate
from the 18th district
In office
2006 - 2010
Personal details
Born (1955-08-12) August 12, 1955 (age 61)
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Walter Becht
Profession Firefighter

Betsi DeVries was a Democratic member of the New Hampshire Senate, representing the 18th District since 2006. Previously she was a member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives from 2004 through 2006. She lost her re-election bid in November 2010.

She served as Chair of the New Hampshire Senate Public and Municipal Affairs Committee, is the Vice Chair of the Commerce, Labor and Consumer Protection Committee, and served on the Executive Departments and Administration Committee.

The Senate District 18 comprises: Litchfield and Wards 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9 in the city of Manchester.

In addition to her elected positions Senator DeVries also serves on the board of directors of the Heritage United Way, and the Manchester YWCA. She is past president of the Manchester Area League of Women Voters, a member of the Crystal Lake Preservation Association and a member of the Pine Island Pond Environmental Society.

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