NH-01: Matt Mowers (R)
As the senior White House advisor at the State Department, Mowers advised the U.S. Secretary of State and was engaged on many issues. Later he helped lead the $6 billion United States’ global HIV program (PEPFAR) which has helped save over 15 million lives and has led to 2.6 million babies being born HIV-free.
Mowers also led efforts to bring humanitarian assistance to the people in Venezuela, a country he lived in briefly during his childhood.
Before serving in President Trump’s State Department, Mowers advised Republican leaders including as a senior official for the Trump-Pence campaign, and as executive director of the New Hampshire Republican Party.
An Eagle Scout raised in a middle-class home he worked full time while earning his degree from Rutgers University.
Matt’s mom was a bartender and Dad was a construction worker, who worked as a diver on the construction of the Seabrook Power Plant. His father’s job took their family all over the country and the world.
Matt and his wife Cassie live in Bedford.