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Supreme Court Seeks Attorney Applicants for Housing Appeals Board
HOUSING APPEALS BOARD
The Supreme Court will be accepting applications until December 1, 2021, to fill an upcoming membership vacancy on the Housing Appeals Board established by RSA chapter 679. In accordance with RSA 679:1, the position with the upcoming vacancy must be occupied by an attorney licensed to practice law in the state of New Hampshire. The term of the position shall be for the unexpired portion of a five-year term ending on June 30, 2025. Members of the Housing Appeals Board are appointed by the Supreme Court and commissioned by the Governor. RSA 679:1 states that members “shall be full-time employees and shall not engage in any other employment, appointments, or duties during their terms that [are] in conflict with their duties as members of the board.” The current annual compensation for the position is between $64,246.00 (step 1) and $89,414.00 (step 7).
Candidates should submit a current resume and a separate statement of interest to Timothy A. Gudas, Clerk, New Hampshire Supreme Court, One Charles Doe Drive, Concord, NH 03301. The statement of interest should: (1) explain the candidate’s reasons for seeking appointment to the Housing Appeals Board; (2) list two professional colleagues and two lay people who could act as a reference concerning the candidate’s fitness to serve as a member of the Housing Appeals Board; and (3) identify and discuss the two or three most significant cases, transactions, administrative hearings, or development projects in which the candidate has been involved during his or her professional career.