At its monthly meeting May 9, The Darien Republican Town Committee nominated a group of candidates for town positions to be endorsed at the upcoming Republican Caucus. The caucus will take place Wednesday, May 23, at 7 p.m. at the Town Hall Auditorium. Bring proper ID. The RTC also invites all supporters to a celebration immediately following the caucus at a venue to be determined and announced that evening.
The RTC nominated Betsy Hagerty-Ross and Sara Schneider-Zuro for the two openings on the Board of Education. Ross has an undergraduate degree and an MBA in public accounting from St, John's University and has been on the BOE for six years including serving as chairman for the past year. She has prior corporate experience in investment banking and financial control and has been involved with various other volunteer work in Darien where she has lived with her family for the past 19 years. Zuro is a graduate of Oberlin College Conservatory of Music and holds both a M.A and Ed. M. from the Teachers College, Columbia University. She is a former teacher and school administrator in the Ossining, N.Y., school district and former CDSP budget rep for the Holmes School. She has lived in Darien with her family for the past 11 years.
The RTC nominated Keri Glick for the roll of Registrar of Voters. Glick has a degree in marketing and management from Bentley College and has lived in Darien with her family for the past 25 years where she has been involved with various school and sports volunteer activities. She has also held sales and marketing positions in various corporations, small businesses and nonprofits.
The RTC also appointed the following 10 Justices of the Peace: Eugene F. Coyle, Janet F. Grogan, Robert F. Harrel, Jr., Cathy A. Hauck, Eric H. Joosten, Marian T. Persico, Brian J. Rayhill, Carolyn P. Schoonmaker, Alfred P. Tibbetts and Terrie E. Wood.
"We are fortunate to have exceptional candidates with the interest and relevant experience to step forward and focus their energies on such important roles within the Town of Darien," RTC Chairman Bob Bewkes said.
All registered Republicans are encouraged to attend the caucus to endorse the above candidates, vote on amendments of the rules of the Darien RTC and join fellow supporters at a celebration immediately following.