Business Development Commission

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Seated From left to right: Vice Chair Larry Haynes, Chair William Hickey and Secretary Cody Herrick Standing from left to right: John Meissner, Town Manage David Stack, Selectman Matthew Poulin  Not pictured:  Don Berube, Jr., June Branscom, Christopher Johnson, Wendy Gazaway, Selectmen Alt. Christopher Nicolopoulos


Business Development Commission Members

Members are appointed by the Bow Board of Selectman

  • Bill Hickey, Chairman
  • Larry Haynes, Vice Chair (2026)
  • Cody Herrick, Secretary
  • Don Berube, Jr.
  • June Branscom
  • Anthony Foote
  • Christopher Johnson
  • John Meissner (2026)
  • Wendy Gazaway (2026)
  • Matthew Poulin (Selectman Representative)
  • Eleana Colby(Selectman Representative Alt.)


The Business Development Commission was formally established (as the Industrial Development Commission) in 1978 by warrant article. The purpose of the Commission is:

  • To advise the Select Board on issues affecting economic development
  • To establish a process for long range economic development