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Steve Vavrek

First Selectman
Steve Vavrek

  • Former member Town Council
  • Former member the Board of Finance
  • Former member Parks and Recreation Commission


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Steve Vavrek

Meet The Republican Town Council

  • Enid Lipeles
  • Kevin Reid
  • Ken Kellogg
  • Terry Rooney
  • Frank Lieto
  • Sean P. O'Rourke

Enid Lipeles

Enid Lipeles

  • 2015 Vice Chair of the Town Council
  • Former chair of the Town Council
  • Former Chair of the Monroe Zoning Board of Appeals Personal acomplishments include
  • 48 year Resident of Monroe
  • 2014 Republican of the Year
  • 2013 Outstanding Citizen of Monroe
  • Former President of the Monroe League of Women Voters
  • Former Science Department Chair at Masuk
  • 1990 – Monroe Teacher of the Year
  • 1980 – Outstanding Chemistry Teacher in North America
  • Former President of the American Field Service

Kevin Reid

Kevin Reid

  • Member -Town Council
  • Former Member - EDC
  • Former Officer – U.S. Army
  • IT Director - ESPN

Ken Kellogg

Ken Kellogg

  • 2015 Town Council
  • member of the Monroe RTC Executive Board.
  • Chair of the EMS Facility Workshop
  • instrumental in creation of new Monroe Health Department
  • Former Chair of the EMS Commission
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Terry Rooney

Terry Rooney

 Chair – Finance, Health, Education and Public Safety Committee  Former – Planning & Zoning Alternate  Tax Collector – Town of Stratford  Former Tax Collector – Town of Monroe 

Frank Lieto

Frank Lieto

Frank is the current chairman of the Town Council  Member – Town Council Committee on Planning & Zoning, Public Works and Parks & Recreation  Town Council Liaison – Parks & Recreation  Former Member- Parks and Recreation Commission  Former Member- Economic Development Commission  Chairman- Vacancy Committee- MRTC  Chairman- MRTC Annual Golf Tournament  25 Year Resident of Monroe  married with three daughters  Managing Partner-Lieto & Greenberg LLP, Fairfield, CT

Sean P. O'Rourke

Sean P. O'Rourke

Sean is an Alternate representitive for the Monroe Planning & Zoning Commission a Partner at Safe Harbour Tanker Chartering He graduated with a B.S. – S.U.N.Y. Maritime College in Marine Transportation Management  14 Year Resident of Monroe  Married to wife Susan  Two daughters, Shana and Sarah

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See Our Republican Town Hall Officials

Marsha Motter Beno

Town Clerk
Vida Stone

  • Incumbent Town Clerk
  • Current First Selectman's Assistant – 11 years
  • Member – Historic District Commission
  • Former President – Monroe Jaycees
  • Chairman – Memorial Day Parade Committee


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Marsha Motter Beno

Marsha Motter Beno

Tax Collector
Emanuel Cambra

  • Incumbent Tax Collector
  • Former Town Treasurer
  • Former Chairman – Board of Finance


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Emanuel Cambra

Debra Heim

Town Treasurer
Debra Heim

  • Tax Collector – Town of Stratford
  • Former Tax Collector – Town of Monroe
  • 50 + Year Resident of Monroe
  • Treasurer – Monroe Women's Club
  • Past President – Northeastern Regional Tax Collector's & Treasurer's Association
  • Treasurer – Monroe Historical Society


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Ronald J. Bunovsky

Victor Yanosy

Constable
Victor Yanosy

  • Incumbent Constable
  • Former Member – Board of Assessment Appeals
  • Past Chairman – Conservation Commission


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Victor Yanosy

See Our Republican Board of Finance Members

Michael Manjos

Board of Finance
Michael Manjos

  • Chairman – Board of Finance
  • Former Vice Chairman – Planning and Zoning Commission
  • Former Vice Chairman – Economic Development Commission


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Deborah Dutches

Board of Finance
Debra Dutches

  • Town Council Member (2 years)
  • Former Chair – Monroe Board of Education
  • Board of Education liaison to Board of Finance (9 years


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Debra Dutches

Carl Ferraro

Board of Finance
Carl Ferraro

    Former Member – Zoning Board of Appeals
  • 9 year resident of Monroe
  • Econmics – Rutgers University
  • JD – University of Bridgeport School of Law
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Christine Rigby

Board of Finance
Christine Rigby

  • Member – Board of Finance
  • Vice President and Head Trader for Private Equity Company
  • Leader – Girls Scouts


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Christine Rigby

See Our Republican Board of Education Members

Darrell Trump

Board of Education
Darrell Trump

  • Chairman – Board of Education
  • 8 years Board of Education Experience
  • Project Management


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Darrell Trump

Jeff Gutman


Board of Education
Jeff Guttman

  • Incumbent-Board of Education
  • Former Member – Town Council (3 terms)
  • Chief Negotiator – Board of Education Employee Contracts
  • Former Chairman – Monroe Republican Town Committee


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Jeff Guttman

Donna Lane

Board of Education
Donna Lane

  • Former Member – Board of Finance
  • Chairman – Board of Education Finance Committee
  • Member – Historic Society


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Donna Lane

George King

Board of Education
George King

  • Incumbent Member – Board of Education
  • Chairman – Board of Education Policy Committee
  • Former Member – Town Council 2003-2005


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George King

Christine Cascella

Board of Education
Christine Cascella

  • Occupational Therapist
  • Parent of two children attending Monroe Public Schools
  • PTO Member – Stepney and Monroe Elementary Schools
  • Member – Parks and Recreation Commission
  • Life Long Resident of Monroe
  • Coach and Social Media Communications – Monroe AYSO


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Christine Cascella

Shannon Monaco

Board of Education
Shannon Monaco

  • Member – Board of Education
  • Volunteer – Project Warmth
  • Former Parent Council Representative
  • Realtor with Keller Williams


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Shannon Monaco

See Our Republican Planning and Zoning Members

Patrick O'Hara

Planning & Zoning
Patrick O'Hara

  • Chairman – Monroe Planning & Zoning Commission
  • Town Council 2006-2009
  • Board of Education 2002-2006


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Patrick O'Hara

 William Porter

Planning & Zoning
William Porter

  • Vice Chairman – Planning and Zoning Commission
  • Member – 2010 Plan of Conservation and Development and 2013 Planning and Zoning Regulations Revision
  • Monroe Representative – Greater Bridgeport Regional Planning Commission


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William Porter

Pedro Villanueva Jr.

Planning & Zoning Alternate
Pedro Villanueva Jr.

  • Alternate Member – Zoning Board of Appeals
  • 29 Year Resident of Monroe
  • 1994 Graduate – Monroe Public Schools
  • Volunteer and Team Captain – Autism Speaks


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Jane Benedict Flader

Planning & Zoning Alternate
Jane Benedict Flader

  • Incumbent Alternate– Monroe Planning & Zoning Commission
  • ife Long Resident of Monroe
  • Assistant Store and Nursery Manager for William Benedict, Inc


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Our Elected State Officials

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The Monroe RTC Leadership

Chairman:
Elizabeth Edgerton
Vice Chairman:
Enid Lipeles
Secretary:
Donna Lane
Treasurer:
Ryan Condon
Other Board Members:
Frank Lieto
Ken Kellogg
JP Sredzinski
State Central Rep:
Chris Silhavey