"Meet the Candidates" is a feature on Berlin Patch designed to help
you get to know your local candidates before you take to the polls this
November. Each profile was submitted directly by the candidate.
Take a moment to review each profile so you can be informed and prepared when you go to the polls on Nov. 5, 2013.
This week, we are looking at the Berlin Town Council candidates:
Party, Board Seeking:Democratic Town
Council; Unaffiliated Family information: Married; 3 children Occupation, if applicable: Financial
Advisor; Certified Financial Planner Political Experience: Two terms on Town
Why did you run for office? I would like
to serve the citizens of Berlin and continue the work we have done to meet the
needs of seniors, families, and children.
If elected, what would be your primary areas of focus? My primary focus will be to manage the town budget in a fiscally
What do you feel is the biggest issue facing Berlin today? I feel the biggest issue for Berlin today is meeting the ongoing
responsibility to maintain and improve infrastructure; to meet the needs of our
children and seniors; to attract business and to provide a great quality of life
for all citizens of Berlin.
What skills do you have that you could bring to the community? As chairman of the Budget Committee I feel I
have a good understanding of the budget process and the challenges that come
with fiscal responsibility. As a financial advisor, I also have a good
understanding of how important it is to make smart financial decisions and
balance short term goals with long term objectives.
(Optional) Anything else you would like to share? I encourage everyone to get out and vote
on Nov. 5.
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