Paul Garant - Chairman of Board
Elected January 2008, serving since 2003
Four Year Term ending 2016
Commissioner Garant is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst with a degree in Public Health and Microbiology. A Nashua resident since 1985, Commissioner Garant is a retired medical device manufacturing and quality system executive and consultant. His professional experience includes senior management positions with Fortune 500 companies with long term assignments in Puerto Rico and Lyon, France as well as consulting assignments in Sweden, Italy, Singapore and the Seychelles Islands.
Commissioner Garant served as a call firefighter in Bedford and Amherst, Massachusetts and as an EMT and member of the Board of Directors of the Boston Ambulance Squad and was a Charter Member of the National Association of EMT's. He is a member of the Boston Sparks Association, the Leather Helmet Society and the Amoskeag Reserve Engine Company as well as the New Hampshire chapter of the Society for the Appreciation and Preservation of Antique Fire Apparatus America.
Commissioner Garant serves on the Nashua Salvation Army Advisory Board and is a member of the Club Richelieu of Nashua.
The Commissioner is married to his wife of 28 years, Debra and has two adult children who also live in Nashua.