About Colin

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Colin Van Ostern was elected by his fellow New Hampshire citizens to represent Executive Council district two in Concord beginning in January of 2013.  

His goal is to support the creation of good jobs and strong communitieswith more focus on economic growth and less government interference in our personal lives.

Colin brings strong business experience and a track-record of advocating for pro-growth, pro-consumer policies in our state.

Colin lives in Concord, NH with his wife and two sons, and works at Southern NH University’s College for America, where he has helped launch an innovative, high-quality college degree program designed specifically for working adults and employers facing workforce skills gaps.  He worked previously as a business manager at Stonyfield Farm and a business consultant helping more than thirty nonprofits and local small businesses grow and strengthen our community, as well as a senior adviser to several public officials. Colin earned an MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth and a BA from The George Washington University.

“New Hampshire is an amazing place to raise a family and grow a business. Our state government should be supporting what makes this state great by investing in innovation, education, research and development, and ensuring our state government is efficient and well-managed.” – Colin