VANCOUVER, Wash. — Former New Hampshire Gov. John Sununu will share “A View from Washington” at the Royal Durst Theatre on Saturday, May 1, at 7 p.m.

Sununu became New Hampshire’s 75th chief executive in 1983 and served three consecutive terms prior to joining the White House staff.  He assumed office with a background of nearly 20 years experience as an educator, engineer, small businessman and community leader.  The governor gained both regional and national recognition as chairman of the Coalition of Northeastern Governors, chairman of the Republican Governors’ Association, and his election in 1987 as chairman of the National Governors’ Association.

From 1992 until 1998, Sununu co-hosted CNN’s nightly Crossfire program, a news/public affairs discussion program. From 1963 until his election as governor, he served as president of JHS Engineering Company and Thermal Research.  In addition, he helped establish and served as chief engineer for Astro Dynamics from 1960 until 1965.

Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students and can be purchased on the WSU Vancouver campus through the cashier in the Student Services Building. WSU Vancouver is located at 14204 N.E. Salmon Creek Avenue. Tickets can also be purchased by calling (360) 546-9593. Credit card payment is accepted. Limit of eight tickets per person.

Members of the audience will be invited to ask questions of Sununu at the conclusion of his remarks. A reception will follow immediately in the theatre lobby. The event is sponsored by the Thomas Foley Institute for Public Policy and Public Service, the Associated Students of WSU Vancouver and the WSU Vancouver College Republicans.