Melissa Silva will bring NEW leadership that listens. She will fight to bring government
transparency up to modern standards and will make Suffield a kinder place by making sure that
all voices are heard. Melissa will bring back small backyard farms (which are currently
prohibited) and innovate local agriculture.
Born in Queens, NY, Melissa moved to Suffield with her husband of 18 years and 4 children in
order to be near family. Her children and many of her nieces and nephews are currently in the
Suffield school system. Melissa works as an office billing manager for a rheumatology practice
and has experience lobbying for policy improvements in healthcare. Her dedication to values,
coupled with strong organizational and interpersonal skillsets, will provide much-needed service
to the people of Suffield.
A caucus of town Democratic voters endorsed candidates for the 2023 town elections on Monday, July 24th. The candidate list is available to review, and will be supplemented with photos, background biographies and campaign information during the next few weeks. ... Read more »
Yard signs on display around town indicate that many in Suffield are compassionate people who support Ukrainians, kindness and diversity. However, many recent headlines in the Observer suggest that our positive reputation is in jeopardy. Apparently, in our town, a single private complaint ... Read more »
The Suffield Democratic Town Committee is seeking people who are interested in serving in town government. Any registered Democrat interested in running for the Board of Selectmen, Board of Finance, Board of Education, Planning and Zoning Commission, Fire Commission, Police Commission, Town Cler... Read more »