Rockingham County Welcomes New Staff Members Rita Belair and Tricia Perra

Rita Belair and Tricia Perra join UNH Extension as administrative assistants in the Rockingham County office.

Rita Belair is a full-time administrative assistant in Rockingham County. She has previously served as a program assistant for New Hampshire EPSCoR as well as a freelance communications service provider and graphic designer for a variety of organizations including UNH, Chestnut Growers of America and NH Audubon.

Originally from Indiana, Belair earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in wildlife ecology and conservation from Purdue University. She enjoys hiking, gardening, birding, and many arts and crafts including ceramics, botanicals, and knitting.

Belair provides primary support for the 4-H program in Rockingham County as well as contact and communications with the general public, community partners, and local youth and families.

Tricia Perra is a part-time Administrative Assistant in Rockingham County. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree at Bryant University in Business Administration with a concentration in marketing. Her background includes office administration and management as well as coordinating programs and events. 

By nature, Perra enjoys providing exceptional service to clients and program participants. Currently, she manages her family business part time which involves financial and client management, customer service and marketing.

Perra provides support to all the educators in Rockingham and serves on the Rockingham County Joint Loss Safety Committee.

Please join us in welcoming them to UNH Cooperative Extension!


Rita Belair
4-H Administrative Assistant
Phone: (603) 679-5616
Office: UNH Cooperative Extension, Taylor Hall, Durham, NH 03824

Tricia Perra
Administrative Assistant
Phone: 603-679-5616
Office: Coop Ext, Taylor Hall, Durham, NH 03824