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Our Republican Candidates

Ken Kellogg

First Selectman
Ken Kellogg

    Over the past four years Ken has:
  • Held the line on taxes with an average increase of only 1/2% per year.
  • Oversaw a Bond rating upgrade to AA+.
  • Established a new Economic Development Department.
  • Outdoor dining permits streamlined and simplified.
  • Continuing progress paving our roads utilizing millions in grant funding.

  • Ken Lead Monroe during the pandamic emergency by:
  • keeping our community informed with over 80 updates.
  • Thousand of vaccines given through the Monroe Health Department Clinics.
  • Kept Wolfe Park open safely and delivered remote and curbside services.
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Ken Kellogg


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The Republican Town Council Candidates

  • Enid Lipeles
  • Kevin Reid
  • Jonathan Formichella
  • Terry Rooney
  • Dona-Lyn Wales
  • Sean P. O'Rourke

Enid Lipeles

Enid Lipeles

  • Current vice-chair of the Town Council
  • Former Chair of the Monroe Zoning Board of Appeals
  • Personal acomplishments include
  • 50 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

Jonathan Formichella

Jonathan Formichella

  • Current Chairman- Town Council
  • Former alternate member of Planning and Zoning
  • Former member Building Board of Appeals
  • He is an attorney practicing in Bridgeport
  • He is a graduate of the College of the Holy Cross with a degree in History and Political Science

Terry Rooney

Terry Rooney

  • Chair – Finance, Health, Education and Public Safety Committee
  • Former Member – Parks & Recreation Commission
  • Former Member – Lake Zoar Authority
  • Treasurer – two past First Selectman Campaigns
  • Decorated Retired Bridgeport Police Officer

Dona-Lyn Wales

Dona-Lyn

  • Dona-Lyn is a current member of the Town Council
  • Town Council Liaison – Strategic Planning
  • Town Council Liaison – Finance, Health, Education and Public Safty
  • Treasurer Tony Scott for State Rep. 2021 Campaign
  • Former member Conservation Commission
  • Justice of the Peace
  • Former Member- Board of Finance
  • Former Member- Edith Wheeler Library Board

Sean P. O'Rourke

Sean P. O'Rourke

  • Sean is a current member of the Town Council
  • 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 Candidates

Marsha Motter Beno

Town Clerk
Vida Stone

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


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Vida Stone

Debra Heim

Tax Collector
Debra Heim

  • Incumbent Tax Collector
  • 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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Debra Heim

Pat O'Hara

Town Treasurer
Pat O'Hara

  • Pat is the current Town Treasurer
  • Former member – Board of Finance
  • Past Chairman of the Planning & Zoning Commission
  • Former Town Council Member
  • Former Member Board of Education


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Pat O'Hara

Jim Weinberg

Constable
Jim Weinberg

  • Chairman First Selectman's Business and Industry Advisory Committee.
  • Past Member – Inland Wetlands Commission
  • Republican of the Year-2005


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Jim Weinberg

See Our Republican Board of Finance Candidates

Michael Manjos

Board of Finance
Michael Manjos

  • Chairman – Board of Finance
  • Chairman – Pension Committee
  • Former Vice Chairman – Planning and Zoning Commission
  • Former Vice Chairman – Economic Development Commission
  • 20 Year Resident with wife and 3 children
  • Global Head of Trading for WatchBox
  • BS accounting Fairfield University
  • Republican of the Year-2015


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Michael Manjos

Greg Beno

Board of Finance
Greg Beno

  • Incumbent Finance committee member
  • Former Board of Directors Fairfield Chamber of Commerce  
  • Married with 2 children
  • Raised in Monroe & Masuk HS Graduate
  • BA - Stonehill College
  • MBA – Quinnipiac Univ
  • Director of Contact Center – Inside Sales for large national corporation


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Greg Beno

See Our Republican Board of Education Candidates

Jeff Fulchino

Board of Education
Jeff Fulchino

  • Formerly serving on the Conservation Commission
  • Jeff is a long time resident of Monroe
  • Prior to moving to Monroe, he played for 12 years with several teams in Major League Baseball


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Jeff Fulchino

Dennis Condon

Board of Education
Dennis Condon

  • Monroe Resident for over 30 years
  • Married ( wife teacher) with 3 children who have all gone through Monroe Public Schools
  • Medical College of Virginia MSHA, Hofstra University BBA
  • Town Council -track record of progress
  • Town CouncilCommittee on Finance. Education, Health, and Public Safety
  • Town Council Strategic Planning Committee
  • EMS Facility workgroups
  • Instrumental in creating Monroe Health Department , and past Chairman
  • EMS Commission Chairman
  • 40 years corporate business experience -primarily healthcare
  • President Monroe Rotary


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Dennis Condon

Orlando

Board of Education
Justin Orlando

  • Monroe residents for 37 years
  • Married to Georgia with 3 children all attending Monroe schools.
  • Nothing is more important than education and creating a positive learning environment for our children


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Justin Orlando

Christine Cascella

Board of Education
Christine Cascella

  • Current Member Board of Education
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Parent of two children attending Monroe Public Schools
  • Former Member – Parks and Recreation Commission
  • Life Long Resident of Monroe
  • Coach and Social Media Communications – Monroe AYSO


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Christine Cascella

See Our Republican Planning and Zoning Candidates

Michael O'Reilly

Planning & Zoning
Michael O'Reilly

  • Current Chairman Planning & Zoning
  • Former Chairman Conservation and Water Resourses Commission
  • Medical Advisor to the Monroe Board of Health
  • Webmaster MRTC web site


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Michael O'Reilly

Rob Westlund

Planning & Zoning
Rob Westlund

  • Current Planning & Zoning Commissioner
  • Former Vice Chair, Economic Development Commission
  • 30-year Monroe resident
  • Owner of multiple businesses
  • Married with 3 daughters


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Rob Westlund

Nicole Lupo

Planning & Zoning Alternate
Nicole Lupo

  • Incumbent Alternate – on the Planning and Zoning Commission
  • Former member Economic Development Commission


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Nicole Lupo

Dom Smeraglino

Planning & Zoning Alternate
Dom Smeraglino

  • Incumbent Alternate – on the Planning and Zoning Commission
  • Former member Zoning Board of Appeals


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Dom Smeraglino

Our Elected State Officials

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The Monroe RTC Leadership

Chairman:


Acting Chairman:
Deborah Heim

Corrosponding Secretary:
Ryan Condon

Recording Secretary:
Michael O'Reilly

Treasurer:
Elizabeth Edgerton

Other Board Members:

Ken Kellogg
Debra Dutches

State Central Rep:
Chris Silhavey