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David Krauss

David Krauss Statement – Candidate: Board of Assessment Appeals

As the Chairman of the Board of Assessment Appeals for the past four years, I have presided over a thousand cases. I assisted in creating changes in the procedures of Board hearings to give citizens greater transparency and access to the decision making process. These changes included taping all hearings and adjudications and providing a […]

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Doug Bowen

Bio: Doug Bowen – Candidate : Zoning Board of Appeals

Doug Bowen has served on the Zoning Board of Appeals for the prior four years reviewing, analyzing and opining on applications presented to the board. He  is a real estate professional who, with over 25 years experience in real estate investment and zoning matters, will continue to bring his analytical skills and sound judgment to […]

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Jacqueline Masumian

Jacqueline Masumian Statement – Candidate: Zoning & Appeals

Jacqueline Masumian is running for her third term on the Zoning Board of Appeals.  Over the past eight years she has enjoyed the challenge of dealing with the often complex issues presented to the Board and making decisions which are at times quite difficult.  With her professional expertise as a landscape designer and concern for […]

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Jacqueline Masumian

Bio: Jacqueline Masumian – Candidate: Zoning Board of Appeals

Jacqueline Masumian has lived in Westport for 26 years and has operated her landscape design business here for the last 23.  She is a graduate of DePauw University and holds a Certificate in Landscape Design from the New York Botanical Garden.  As a community volunteer she participates in  the Westport Mentor Program, Westport’s Medical Reserve […]

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Nora Jinishian

Bio: Nora Litwak Jinishian – Candidate: Planning & Zoning

Nora moved to Westport in 1986 with her husband Alex and their oldest child Julia. Since that time Nora has been a full-time mother, wife and community volunteer while her husband has commuted to Manhattan where he works as a commercial real estate broker. Their three children all graduated from Staples High School. Julia is […]

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Ron Corwin

Ron Corwin Statement – Candidate: Planning & Zoning

Over the past four years, I’ve served as a member of Westport’s P&Z and have chaired the Commission since 2007.  In that time, I have participated in a wide range of issues and decisions that have emerged as our town changes and evolves.  I know there are decisions that many have agreed with and some […]

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Don O'Day

Don O ‘Day Statement – Candidate: Board of Education

Don O’Day is currently the Chairman of the Board of Education.  As a career financial professional, Don knows the importance of cost containment and efficiency.  As a parent and an employee of a global company, he knows the paramount importance of children attending high-performing schools.  Don is committed to both.  Don and his wife, Toni, […]

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Elaine Whitney – Bio & Statement – Candidate: Board of Education

Elaine Whitney was appointed to the Board of Education in January 2009.  She also serves as a representative of the board on the Board of Finance Government Efficiency Committee. Prior to her appointment, Elaine was co-president of the Long Lots elementary school PTA, beginning in 2006.  She is the daughter of a retired Westport teacher […]

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David Krauss

David Krauss Statement – Candidate: Board of Assessment Appeals

As the Chairman of the Board of Assessment Appeals for the past four years, I have presided over a thousand cases. I assisted in creating changes in the procedures of Board hearings to give citizens greater transparency and access to the decision making process. These changes included taping all hearings and adjudications and providing a […]

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