The First Amendment Committee plans the First Amendment Awards. Members listed as judges also choose the award recipient, based on public nominations.
First Amendment judges are: Rod Doherty, former executive editor of Foster’s Daily Democrat; Retired N.H. Supreme Court Justice Richard Galway; Attorney Gregory Sullivan of Malloy & Sullivan, LPC.; and previous First Amendment recipient Mary DeWinkeleer.
Former Mayor – Manchester, NH
Former executive editor of Foster’s Daily Democrat;
Attorney Gregory Sullivan of Malloy & Sullivan, LPC*
The Honorable Richard Galway*
Retired N.H. Supreme Court Justice
The Citizen – 2006 Recipient
Mary Lukas DeWinkleleer*
Previous First Amendment Winner – 2008 Recipient
Union Leader Corp.
Joseph W. McQuaid
President and Publisher, Union Leader Corp.
Katie McQuaid Cote
People’s United Bank
The Bernstein Shur Group
Cathleen A. Schmidt
Morgan Franklin Fellowship Foundation
Gregory V. Sullivan, Esq.*
Malloy & Sullivan, LPC
*First Amendment Judges