Southington Dems Endorse Their Slate of Candidates for the 2017 Election

Southington Dems Endorse Their Slate of Candidates for the 2017 Election
2017 Town Council Candidates

2017 Town Council Candidates

On Friday, July 21st, The Southington Democratic Town Committee gathered at the pavilion at the Southington Drive In to endorse its slate for the November election.  In front of an enormous and enthusiastic crowd, Kelly Morrissey; a mother of two, former DEA agent and current Assoc. Director Facilities, Security Operations at ESPN; Chris Poulos; former CT Teacher of the Year and Southington native who lives in Plantsville with his wife and children, along with Carolyn Futtner; a local Attorney with a deep civic commitment were nominated to join Chris Palmieri, John Barry and Dawn Miceli in representing the people of Southington on the Town Council.

Upon being nominated, Chris Palmieri stated “I am excited about the opportunity to run for reelection to the Town Council with John and Dawn and with them we have three dynamic new candidates that I’m sure the residents will be impressed with!  I look forward to working together for the betterment of the community.”

Kelly Morrissey added that she was “looking forward to the opportunity to represent this great community and the challenge to make it better.”

Working with David Derynoski, Zaya Oshana and Bob Brown on the Board of Education are Jennifer Micacci, an audiologist with three children in the Southington School system; Lisa Cammuso, a Project Manager focused on Change Management, and Education and Waterbury teacher Joe DelDebbio.

Jen Micacci stated “I look forward to serving the Southington community on the Board of Education where I will work tirelessly to support high academic achievement for each and every student.”

Susan Zoni, a Southington School tutor who, along with her husband, own Priority Graphics and Dagmara Scalise, a Vice President at digital agency Primacy will be running with incumbents John Moise and Kevin Beaudoin on the Board of Finance.

Susan Locks will be returning to the Planning & Zoning Commission along with Ross Hart, a Southington native and recent graduate of University of Hartford; Val Guarino, a retired shop foreman who’s commitment to the community includes an active role in the Southington Land Trust and Fire Commissioner Chris Robertson.

Rounding off the ticket, Tom Murphy and Rudy Cabata will represent the Democrats on the Board of Water Commissioners.

Ending the convention SDTC Chairman Bob Berkmoes concluded:  ““I am excited to have such an exceptional slate for the November election.  Our voters will be impressed with the caliber of our Team.  Our candidates are looking forward meeting to our citizens. They are eager to listen to the voters and share our ideas that will make Southington’s government logical and efficient.  I look forward to the next few months and especially November”.

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