Earl A. Rinker III

An eclectic journey from Vermont to Manchester to Seacoast...

Earl is married, the father of three, the step-father of two (all grown) and the grandfather of eight.  He and his wife, Jean, moved to Rye in the spring of 2004.  Earl grew up in north central Vermont in the Barre area and graduated from Norwich University in Northfield.  He moved to Manchester in the mid ‘60s and moved to the seacoast in the mid ‘90s.

Earl is semi-retired and works part-time as an account executive for Clear Channel Radio, representing their AM stations in the seacoast area, WMYF and WGIP/WGIN.  Most recently he was the Rye Town Administrator for a little more than four years.  He was the Town Administrator in Derry in the mid-'90s and was an account executive and sales manager in radio and television prior to that.  

Earl’s interests include politics, sports, films, live theater, travel and reading.  He was a three-term Manchester Alderman and a five-term New Hampshire Executive Councilor.  He was the Public Relations Chairman of the New Hampshire American Revolution Bicentennial Commission and the editor of its quarterly publication entitled the New Hampshire Gazette.  He has served as a volunteer and/or a board member of a number of profit and nonprofit organizations.