Your Trumbull

GOP TEAM

EDNA COLUCCI

TOWN CLERK

Trumbull Town Council, District 2 Member, (’13 -present)
Attorney at Law, The Colucci Law Firm, LLC, founding partner
Quinnipiac University School of Law
Booth Hill School, PTA President (’11-’13)
Nichols Improvement Association (NIA) member
Married to Anthony, 3 children, Ben, Jake, and Mya

JEFF CRAW

TOWN TREASURER

Chairman, Trumbull Board of Assessment Appeals
Sales Associate, William Raveis Real Estate, Trumbull, CT
Former President, Greater Bridgeport Board of Realtors;
Director of CT Association of Realtors
BS Economics, University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School; Graduate Honors
Former St. Joseph High School Boys Lacrosse Coach & St. Joseph’s High Advisory Board member, Married to Lorrie, 3 adult children: Christina, Jessica and Jeffrey

SCOTT ZIMOV

BOARD OF FINANCE

Incumbent, Trumbull Board of Finance (’15-present);
Vice President, Business Technology Integration, Bank of America
BA, Economics, Western New England University
Habitat for Humanity volunteer
Married for 15 years, 3 children (ages 8, 6, 6)

JOSEPHINE MILLS

BOARD OF FINANCE

Former member, Trumbull Board of Assessment Appeals,
Chairman (’08-’13) IS/Financial Controller/Exec. Director of Govt. Affairs/Avon
Products Inc., (30 years) University of New Haven, MBA (Finance); Post University, BS, Accounting United States Coast Guard Auxiliary (2000-present),
Vice Commander, Married, Husband Ronald, daughter Alicia,
granddaughter Madeline

ELAINE HAMMERS

BOARD OF FINANCE

Incumbent Chairman, Trumbull Board of Finance (’10-present)
COO/Business Manager, Hammers Healthcare Imaging LLC
MA Columbia University; BA, Marymount Manhattan
Kennedy Center; Center for Women and Families; Trumbull Rotary; PTA Volunteer, Married to Lynwood; children Erika and Christopher (THS graduates)

STUART SCHWARTZ

BOARD OF EDUCATION

Senior VP/partner, IST Management Services, Inc.
Society For Human Resource Management (SHRM); Facilities Management Professionals; Building Owners Management Association (BOMA)
Trumbull Little League Executive Board Member; AYSO Coach; Trumbull United Coach, Married to Lori Rosasco Schwartz for 32 years; 3 children (all THS graduates); town resident (’78-present)

LORETTA CHORY

BOARD OF EDUCATION

Incumbent Chair, Trumbull Board of Education since ’07;
current Chair (’15 -present) People’s United Bank, Lead Profitability Analyst
BBA in Accounting, Siena College; MBA in Finance, Sacred Heart University Trumbull Community Women, formerly Trumbull Junior Woman’s Club volunteer (’87-present) Married to Tony, one daughter, Emma, THS graduate

JEFF DONOFRIO

BOARD OF EDUCATION

Incumbent, Trumbull Board of Education member (’13-present)
Managing Partner and co-founder of Ciulla & Donofrio, LLP, municipal and business law Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, Washington, D.C.; Juris Doctor Board of Directors, North Haven Education Foundation (’05-‘10); Board of Trustees, Hospital of St. Raphael Foundation (’09-‘13) Married to Suzanne; 3 children

JACKIE NORCEL

BOARD OF EDUCATION

Incumbent, Trumbull Board of Education (’17-present)
Retired educator, 55 years of service; Frenchtown Elementary School Principal, 14 years; Principal, Tashua Elementary School (’84-’03)
Sacred Heart University adjunct professor for 26 years
Trumbull Cultural Diversity Committee Chair for 20 years; Trumbull Loves Children Bd. of Directors Trumbull resident for 49 years

MARIE PETITTI

BOARD OF EDUCATION

Incumbent Trumbull Board of Education (’15-present)
Retired educator, 32 years of service; Spanish/Italian/Math in Norwalk, Danbury, & Bridgeport BS in Spanish; MS in ESL; 6th year degree in Education
Greater Bridgeport Retired Teachers’ Association committee member Married to Antonio Petitti; two sons (both THS graduates); town resident (’77-present)

RICH DEECKEN

PLANNING & ZONING

Former member of Trumbull Planning and Zoning Commission (’10-’19, Chair ’14-’15) Member, Trumbull Inland Wetlands Commission (’09-present)
History teacher/Department Chair & Athletic Coach, Bassick High School, Bridgeport, CT Sacred Heart University, BA Political Science; MA Secondary Education; THS graduate, Married to Theresa, one daughter, Deanna (3)

MARK BLOCK

PLANNING & ZONING

Former member of Trumbull Town Council District 3 (’15-’17);
Executive Director, Congregation Rodeph Sholom MBA, Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, CT; Certified Fundraising Professional METROCOG Citizens Advisory Board (’15-present), Married to Ann Sales Block, retired TPS Social Worker; one daughter, Emily, THS graduate

EVAN CENTOPANI

ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS

Title Abstractor (’01-’07)
Product of the Trumbull Public School System
Bachelor of Arts Degree, Fairfield University, Fairfield, CT
Proficient in use of Town’s land records/maps and very familiar with use of Town Clerk, Tax Assessor, and Tax Collector offices
Married to Erica, 2 children

DICK MAYO

ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS

Incumbent, Trumbull Zoning Board of Appeals (’11-present)
Retired, Trumbull Board of Education’s Maintenance Department
Trumbull Mobile Station part-time, over 25 years
Active member, Christ Church Tashua; EMS-EMT Driver, over 20 years of service, Married, five grown children and eleven grandchildren

LAUNA WHALEN RILEY

BOARD OF ASSESSMENT APPEALS

Town of Easton, Assessor’s Assistant; Legal Assistant, Kenneth R. Grace, Esq. LLC Member of New Haven (NHCAA) & Fairfield (FCAA) County Assessor’s Association CCMAC certificate in Assessment Administration & Valuation
BS, Science, University of Bridgeport Member of Phi Theta Kappa; Psi Beta; National Society of Leadership & Success

JAMES BATTISTELLI

CONSTABLE

Incumbent, Trumbull Constable (’97-present)
Retired; U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 77 Fairfield volunteer
BA, Business Administration, Minor Philosophy,
Sacred Heart University
9/11 Ribbon for Duty Under Operation Noble Eagle;
Fraternal Order of Police Park Lodge 29
Graduate, Notre Dame High School

VICTOR PIOLI

CONSTABLE

Former Trumbull Constable (’11-’17)
Retired New York City Police Department, Lieutenant
NYC Police Dept. Lieutenant’s Benevolent Association; Police Combat Cross
BS Criminal Justice, Minor in Modern Languages, CUNY
Member of Knights of Columbus of St. Theresa’s Church and American Legion Post 141 Married to Peggy for 49 years, 3 children, 5 grandchildren

DONNA SEIDELL

TOWN COUNCIL DISTRICT 1

Incumbent, Trumbull Town Council District 1 member (’15-present)
Former Assistant Principal, Second Hill Lane, Stratford & former Principal, Eli Whitney Elementary School K-6; former District level, Program Leader in Language Arts K-6 over seeing curriculum
Member Pinewood Lake Association & Nichols Improvement Association
Married to John, two sons, Nathan and Taylor, (THS graduates); three grandchildren, ages 2, 5, and 9

DAMON SEMENTILLI

TOWN COUNCIL DISTRICT 1

Director of Strategy, Carrubba Inc., Milford CT (’15-present)
BS, Business Management, The University of Louisville; Deans list recipient & athletic scholarship recipient
Habitat for Humanity Volunteer, Volunteer USSSA Youth Baseball Coach (’16-’18), Miami, FL
Starting Pitcher at St. Joseph HS (’95-’97); Drafted by the Texas Rangers in the 1998 MLB Draft;
Children: son Landon (8), son Beckett (5), daughter Emerson (1 ½)

ALEX VAZZANO

TOWN COUNCIL DISTRICT 1

Vazzy’s Restaurant and Catamount Food Service, family business
Business Administration degree, Sacred Heart University
Vazzy’s Annual Food Drive, Vazzy’s Annual Toy Drive, Marilyn Goldstone Foundation volunteer, Former minor league hockey player and current hockey coach, Married two years to Brianna, son Alexandro, Jr “AJ”

PAUL VERBITSKY

TOWN COUNCIL DISTRICT 1

Incumbent, Trumbull Town Council District 1 member (’17-present); R&R and Aquatics Committee Television Producer/Director; Senior Producer for WWE, Stamford BA, Colgate University; President of Colgate’s Delta Upsilon fraternity chapter Trumbull Helps community service group board member
Married to Krisa, 2 children in Trumbull Public Schools

SUSAN FATSE

TOWN COUNCIL DISTRICT 2

Former Commissioner, Trumbull Housing Authority
Active parent volunteer, St. Joseph High School
Attorney in private practice
JD, Quinnipiac School of Law
BA, University of Connecticut
Center for Family Justice, volunteer, legal research and writing
Married to Brian, 3 children

CHRISTY R. HAYES

(Coach Hayes) TOWN COUNCIL DISTRICT 2

Former history teacher, Coach and Athletic Director,
St. Joseph High School, Trumbull, CT, (’72-’02); Athletic Director, Wilton High School, Wilton, CT, (2001– 2013)
M.S. Southern Connecticut State University; B.S.,
Memphis State University
Trumbull Little League Coach, 8 years; served on Trumbull Little League Board of Directors, Married to Patricia Traggianese Hayes;
3 sons: Brendan, Christy Jr., and Jack; 1 grandchild, Livianna Grace

KATIE MILLER-CREAGH

TOWN COUNCIL DISTRICT 2

Over 20 years of financial experience with JP Morgan; Finance Degree
Background in Payroll/Human Resources and Corporate Planning
PTA President, Hillcrest Middle School; Executive Board Member, Nichols Improvement Association (NIA)
Active parishioner, St. Catherine of Sienna Church
Married to Tim Creagh, 2 children (Hillcrest Middle School & St. Catherine of Sienna School)

TONY SCINTO

TOWN COUNCIL DISTRICT 2

Former member of Trumbull Town Council District 2 (’07-’17); Finance and Rules & Research Committee Vice-Chairman, Trumbull High School Building Committee (’05-’07) Senior Telecom Technician, Verizon (’98-present)
BS, Business Administration, Eastern Connecticut State University
Married to Michelle, daughters Kayla and Sara

LORI ROSASCO SCHWARTZ

TOWN COUNCIL DISTRICT 3

Incumbent, Trumbull Town Council member, District 3, since 2013; Finance Committee Vice-Chair (’15-’17), Director Audit & Advisory Services, Pitney Bowes, Inc.; CPA Friends of Appalachia/Appalachia Service Project Volunteer; PTA/PTSA member THS, Madison, Tashua Boston College, Carroll School of Management, B.S., Accounting, Married to Stuart Schwartz for 32 years; 3 children: Stephanie, Nicole and Justin (all THS graduates); town resident ‘71

CARL MASSARO

TOWN COUNCIL DISTRICT 3

Incumbent Trumbull Town Council member, District 3, since 2001; Chairman (’09–’17) Frenchtown School Building Committee member Law Offices of Carl A. Massaro, Jr., founder JD, Western New England School of Law; BS, Providence College Married to Barbara, one daughter

ALISON SQUICCIMARRO

TOWN COUNCIL DISTRICT 3

Attorney, Law Offices of Paul A. Lange, LLC since 2000; Civil Litigation/Aviation, Employment, & Insurance Admitted in Connecticut, New York and Massachusetts; member of Connecticut Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the Federal Bar Council and International Aviation Women’s Association BA, Political Science/Sociology, State University of New York College at Oneonta; JD, Pace University School of Law; Certificate in International and Comparative Law, University of San Diego Member of Tashua School PTA (’18-present); Secretary, Trumbull Helps, Inc. (’17-present),
Married to Frank Squiccimarro, daughter (5)

CHRIS BANDECCHI

TOWN COUNCIL DISTRICT 3

Constituent Service and Outreach Coordinator, Office of the Mayor, Town of Stratford (‘13-present)
B.S., M.S. Southern Connecticut State University, Political Science, Public Policy and Administration
Board Member, Connecticut Innovations (’13-present)
Serve as member of Audit, Compliance, and Governance Committee
Married to Trish; daughter, Harper

LISSETTE COLÓN

TOWN COUNCIL DISTRICT 4

City of Bridgeport Employee since 1991; HR Talent Manager and Recruiter for Bridgeport Public Schools Graduate, University of Bridgeport, Human Resources Administration; attended University of Connecticut for Paralegal Studies; graduated from Connecticut Business Institute with certification in Business
Volunteer in City of Bridgeport, Board of Education, Police Athletic League, Youth at Risk; Board member and VP for the Ralphola Taylor Community Center
Co-created CTBPT-United for Puerto Rico non-profit in ’17 to provide aid to victims of Hurricane Maria Married; one daughter, Julyssa, graduate of THS and registered nurse

OLGA LEIVA

TOWN COUNCIL DISTRICT 4

Retired administrator and educator Bridgeport Public Schools, Stamford Public Schools BS, University of Connecticut Former adjunct professor, University of Bridgeport, Housatonic Community College Habitat for Humanity, ASPIRA, Child Guidance Clinics, Optimus Health Clinics, & Puerto Rican Parade of CT
Woman of Substance Honoree, CT Post; Lifetime Achievement Award, Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Mother of two; grandmother of two

STEVE LEMOINE

TOWN COUNCIL DISTRICT 4

Retired Teacher, Middlebrook Elementary School; Logistics Engineer, Sikorsky Aircraft (14 yrs); United States Navy (yrs,) BS, Embry Riddle Aeronautical University; MS, Southern Connecticut State University; MBA, Sacred Heart University Trumbull CERT volunteer; CT Adult literacy volunteer tutor; Knights of Columbus, member (‘17 – present); Married to Sylvia; 3 children, raised in Trumbull and graduates of TPS

JOE PIFKO

TOWN COUNCIL DISTRICT 4

Former Town Council member District 4 ad former Vice-Chair, Co-Chair Senior/Community/Library Building Committee Retired Senior Institutional Consultant Boehringer- Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals MBA, Sacred Heart University; Emerson College BS Speech Past President Parish Council St. Theresa Church; Past Chair Advisory Board of Directors St. Joseph High School, St. Theresa’s Knights of Columbus Married to Patricia Gillespie Pifko; 3 daughters, Kate, Anne and Tricia; 38-year town resident

GABY REYES

TOWN COUNCIL DISTRICT 4

State of Connecticut Department of Mental Health
Master’s Degree in Social Work, Springfield College; LMSW (Licensed Master Social Worker) Married to Violet Reyes for 27 years; 3 children. Gabriel, Daniel, and Isabela