State Rep. Terrie Wood has announced her candidacy for re-election in the 141st District on Nov. 6. Rep. Wood has served two terms and is currently the ranking member on the Children's Committee as well as a member of the Appropriations and Human Services Committees and the Domestic Violence Task Force.
" I am honored to be running again for state representative and thank many friends, colleagues and citizens for their support over the last four years," she said. "It has been a true pleasure to serve in Hartford; and I look forward to campaigning this summer and fall and listening to citizens' interests and concerns. I will do my best to continue to serve well in the Capitol with a commitment to common sense."
"Terrie Wood has been an outstanding State Rep. to residents of both Darien and Norwalk in the 141st District for the past three-and-a-half years. Her fiscally conservative, socially moderate ideals resonate with those she serves," First Selectman Jayme Stevenson said. "I appreciate Terrie's open-minded, thoughtful, bi-partisan approach to the legislative process."
"I have great respect and appreciation for Terrie's passion to public service for her constituents in Norwalk, and in particular her commitment to housing and education issues," Norwalk Mayor Richard Moccia said.
Wood's past leadership includes being co-founder and first chairman of the Darien Environmental Group, past president of the Darien Land Trust, a Darien Library trustee and The Community Fund trustee, co-chairman of Yes ... DHS Referendum Committee, ABC Host Family and Post 53 Parent. She is a 33-year resident of Darien, lived in Rowayton for four years and graduated from Rollins College with a degree in art history. In addition to serving as state representative, Wood is currently chairman of The Trust for Public Land, Connecticut Advisory Board, serves on the Norwalk Housing Ten Year Plan to End Homelessness and an Advisory Board member of Person-to-Person.
For more information visit www.repterriewood.com.