Experience and Qualifications: I am a retired engineer having worked as a Project Manager servicing nuclear power plants around the world. I have also been a Quality Manager at a unionized Westinghouse manufacturing facility. I have extensive experience interpreting and adhering to government regulations and also to union contracts. Municipal sewage treatment plants are also highly regulated similar to the environment I have worked in for my entire career. I have also worked in research and development of the waste water treatment department at Bird Machine while in college as part of my work study program. I worked at the Providence, R.I. sewage treatment plant testing new centrifuge designs.
Education: I have a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology from Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts and a Masters of Manufacturing Management degree from Rensselaer at Hartford, Connecticut.
Family: My family has lived in Suffield for 41 years.
Community Involvement: I was an EMT and driver with the Suffield Volunteer Ambulance from 1991 to 1997.
I am running for the WPCA board because I believe in community involvement. I believe my technical and project management background qualifies me to be a productive member of the WPCA board. I am retired and not traveling constantly for work and therefore I would be actively participating in all WPCA board meetings.
May 2020 The Suffield Democratic Town Committee endorses the Centers for Disease Control polling place guidelines encouraging the use of absentee balloting for the prevention of disease transmission in the November election. Governor Lamont has already allowed for voters to vote in the Augus... Read more »
At the recent Suffield Democratic Town Committee meeting on February 26, 2020, we celebrated Chris Rago's runoff election victory to fill the open seat on the Water Pollution Control Authority board. The November result as a tie vote but the runoff was decisive at 1080 - 627 votes. Former Fir... Read more »
Why I am running for the Water Pollution Control Authority? I have lived in Suffield for 40 years. My husband and I have two adult children who attended our public schools. I am a former member of the Zoning and Planning Commission, 1986-1990. I have been on the Zoning Board of Appeal... Read more »