Elected Official

Town Council

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January 2014 to January 2018
  • Worked to develop policies designed to maintain and improve the quality of life for the residents of the Town of Farmington in a fiscally responsible manner, and identify guidelines for implementation of these policies by the Town Manager and appropriate Boards and Commissions.
  • Charged with development and oversight of 100M+ annual town budget.
  • Chairman, Website redevelopment Committee.
  • Member, Executive Committee.
  • Council Liaison to Farmington Chamber of Commerce.
  • Council Liaison to UConn Health Center.
  • Member, Town Council scholarship committee (Stephen A. Flis Scholarship).
  • Regular on-camera and print media appearances.

Board of Education

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May 2009 to January 2014
  • Responsible for maintenance and operation of the public schools of Farmington as required by state law and the Town Charter.
  • Establish policies, which lead to high performing, learning-focused public elementary and secondary schools that in my judgment would best serve the educational interests and expectations of the community.
  • Oversight of 65M school district budget.
  • Chairman, Best Practices in Technology ad hoc Committee.
  • Board member, Farmington Public Schools Foundation.
  • Voting Member, Noah Wallace Scholarship Endowment.
  • Member, Executive Committee.
  • Served on the Policy, Curriculum, and Communications/Community Relations committees.

Zoning Board of Appeals

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May 2007 to May 2009
  • Primarily responsible for acting on requests for variances from the terms of the Zoning Regulations where a strict interpretation of the regulations would result in unnecessary hardship for a property owner. The Board also hears and decides upon appeals on alleged errors in any order or decision of the Zoning Enforcement Officer.
  • Participated and voted on approximately 60 hearings.