Jennifer De Jesus (D), Easton Board of Education, Candidate Bio

Jennifer De Jesus and her husband, Marcos, moved to Easton four years ago when they fell in love with the beautiful farming community. Jennifer and Marcos have a six-year-old daughter, Clara, who is in first grade at Samuel Staples Elementary School. Jennifer also has three step Continue reading “Jennifer De Jesus (D), Easton Board of Education, Candidate Bio”

Devon Wible (D), Easton Board of Education, Candidate Bio

Candidate Bio

Devon and her husband, Jud, have lived in Easton for more than five years with their three children, Lewis, Robert, and Oliver. She is a lifelong educator who earned an undergraduate degree in History from Princeton University and a master’s degree in Curriculum and Continue reading “Devon Wible (D), Easton Board of Education, Candidate Bio”

Michael Gutowski (D), Tax Collector, Candidate Bio and Statement

Michael Gutowski and his wife, Clare, are six-year Easton residents with their children Catie, Drew, and dog Willow. As an accountant in private and public accounting, Michael has led various companies as CFO, controller and director. Michael is passionate about accounting and committed Continue reading “Michael Gutowski (D), Tax Collector, Candidate Bio and Statement”

John Foley (D), R9 Board of Education, Candidate Bio and Statement

Candidate Bio

John Foley is a four-year Easton resident with three children attending Region 9 schools. He is passionate about giving back to the town that has given his family so much. As a senior executive at the largest property management company in North America, John brings Continue reading “John Foley (D), R9 Board of Education, Candidate Bio and Statement”

Maureen Williams (D), R9 Board of Education, Candidate Bio and Statement

Candidate Bio

Maureen is a 26-year resident of Easton, having moved here when her sons, Chris and Jon, were two years old and an infant. Both were educated in the Easton system, together with Maureen’s daughter Hannah. In addition to serving on the Region 9 Board, Maureen has also Continue reading “Maureen Williams (D), R9 Board of Education, Candidate Bio and Statement”

Ira Kaplan (D), Board of Finance, Candidate Bio and Statement

Candidate Bio

I am Ira Kaplan and I am asking for your vote for Easton’s Board of Finance. My wife, Susan, and I moved here in 1999 with our two young children. Jason and Amy went through our public schools and graduated from Joel Barlow High School. My wife taught at Samuel Staples Continue reading “Ira Kaplan (D), Board of Finance, Candidate Bio and Statement”

Jackie Kaufman (D), Board of Finance, Candidate Bio and Statement

Candidate Bio

Jackie Olschan Kaufman is a lawyer concentrating on land use and real property matters and regularly appears before municipal commissions and agencies in Fairfield County and throughout the state. Currently an alternate on the BOF, Jackie will use her legal and analytical Continue reading “Jackie Kaufman (D), Board of Finance, Candidate Bio and Statement”

Art Laske (D), Board of Finance, Candidate Bio and Statement

Candidate Bio

Art Laske has served on the Board of Finance since he moved to town 22 years ago. Art was brought up in Trumbull, and is a graduate of Fairfield Prep, Boston College and the University of Connecticut School of Law. He is a self-employed trial attorney and is the father Continue reading “Art Laske (D), Board of Finance, Candidate Bio and Statement”

Selectman Bob Lessler (D), Board of Selectmen, Candidate Bio and Statement

Candidate Bio

I’m a 31-year Easton resident, married 37 years, with two children who attended Easton public schools from K-12. I graduated from Union College in 1978 and American University Washington College of Law with a Juris Doctor degree in 1981. I’m an attorney, Clerk of Continue reading “Selectman Bob Lessler (D), Board of Selectmen, Candidate Bio and Statement”

Dave Bindelglass (D), First Selectman, Candidate Bio and Statement

Candidate Bio

I was born in New York city and grew up in White Plains New York where I attended high school and was a varsity football player. I am particularly proud of playing side by side with pro-football hall of famer Art Monk. I went on to Harvard College and Columbia Medical Continue reading “Dave Bindelglass (D), First Selectman, Candidate Bio and Statement”

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