Dale Channing “Chan” Eddy works as an engineer at AFL Test and Inspection in Belmont, and prior to that was employed by Raytheon for two decades. A self-professed, life-long techie, Chan has also been an amateur radio operator for more than 40 years, an enthusiastic photographer (and sometimes videographer), and former pilot. He is an avid boater on the waters of Lake Winnipesaukee and beyond. Chan represents the member town of Gilford, where he serves as Selectman and has lived with his wife and son for more than 10 years. Chan became involved with LRPA because of the important role that public access television plays in the community, keeping citizens informed.
Jeanne Beaudin represents the member town of Belmont and was appointed to the board in 2013 for her leadership skills in administration and fiscal management. Jeanne is Belmont’s Town Administrator. In her spare time, she loves to read, travel, hike in the summer and snowshoe in the winter. Jeanne especially enjoys spending time with her husband, four children and four grandchildren.
Nancy LeRoy, CRS, GRI is a familiar face to many in the Lakes Region. She has been a realtor for more than 35 years, and has served as president of the Lakes Region Board of Realtors, the New Hampshire Association of Realtors and the Region 1 Vice President of the National Association of Realtors. Nancy currently lends her expertise to the board of LRGHealthcare and has served on both the boards of the Laconia Area Community Land Trust and Lakes Region United Way (now Granite United Way). She was a founding member of the Lakes Region Wavemakers Swim Team and helped to found Laconia Area Hospice (now part of Central New Hampshire VNA & Hospice). Nancy represents the member city of Laconia, where she resides with her husband and her dog.
Ken Curley represents the member town of Northwood, where he has lived since 1986. Ken’s interest in public access television goes back 15 years, when he first served on his town’s Cable Advisory Committee and began taping the annual town and school district meetings for cablecasting on LRPA channel 26. In Northwood, he has been both a Selectman and a member of the school board. Ken’s service to LRPA has included a term as board Chairman, as well as completing extensive work in the operations and equipment necessary to air governmental meetings. Ken is a principal software engineer for M.A.D.S. Inc. Manufacturing and Design Solutions in Bedford, NH.
Bob Hamel is a six-term Laconia City Councilor from Ward 5, and is the Mayor’s appointed liaison to the LRPA board. A life-long resident of Laconia and a fixture at many City and area events, Bob also serves on the board of Winnipesaukee Muskrats baseball; has worked on the Laconia Community Center’s annual Christmas Village for more than four decades; was a member of the Laconia Parks and Recreation Commission for nine years, three as Chairman; and for many years, coached Little League and Babe Ruth baseball and Lou Athanas basketball. Bob is the second generation in a proud US Army family: his dad served in WWII, he is a Vietnam-era vet, and his son is a Lieutenant Colonel (married to a Major). In their free time, Bob and his wife Kaye enjoy motorcycle touring across the country and videotape their adventures for viewing on LRPA-TV. Bob believes that LRPA provides an important service to its communities as a place where members can see their elected officials in action, and where people can share their knowledge, talents and interests.
Trish Stafford represents the member town of Meredith. She serves as the town’s Human Resource Coordinator and Executive Assistant, and was appointed to the LRPA board for her skills in HR and fundraising. A strong supporter of local businesses and resources, Trish is an active member of the Lakes Region community. She currently sits on the WOW Trail board of directors and is a member of the Red Dress Committee with Lakes Region General Hospital. Trish is a life-long resident of Gilford, and is the proud mother of seven year-old twins Zackary and Grace.