MANCHESTER, N.H.—Sen.-elect Kelly Ayotte has chosen Deputy Attorney General Orville "Bud" Fitch as the state director for her New Hampshire offices.
Ayotte will be sworn in as a U.S. senator on Jan. 5. Fitch, of Concord, will complete his duties on Dec. 3 and then will join Ayotte's transition team.
Fitch, who joined the Attorney General's office in 2001, was police chief in Sunapee and served as a police officer in Claremont and Plainfield.
Fitch, a Cornish native, also held a part-time position as constable there and served on the town's planning board.