The Merrimack County Administration Office, led by County Administrator Ross L. Cunningham, oversees the proper administration and control of day-to-day operations of county government.

In this capacity, Administrator Cunningham is responsible for supervising county departments, providing administrative coordination between departments and ensuring administrative action on county policies.

With oversite from the Board of Commissioners, Administrator Cunningham coordinates and directs activities consistent with established goals, objectives and policies, concerning the many programs and services provided throughout the county.

Administrator Cunningham ensures compliance with federal, state, and local laws and ordinances as well as maintains open communication with various sectors of the community such as the legislative delegation, business community, and county residents.

Administrator Cunningham and his family reside in Merrimack County, where he is an active member of the community. He continues to engage in public relations as it relates to county government and devotedly supports the needs of the cities and towns within Merrimack County and the surrounding communities.