Howard Lathrop – Planning & Zoning

Howard Lathrop

Howard Lathrop has been an architect with the architectural firm of Roche Dinkeloo and Associates in Hamden, Connecticut for 40 years. He moved to Westport 12 years ago and has been involved continuously in community service: first, through the School Building Committee as Vice-Chair of the Bedford School Building Committee and again as Chair of … Read more

David Krauss Statement – Candidate: Board of Assessment Appeals

David Krauss

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 … Read more

Bio: Doug Bowen – Candidate : Zoning Board of Appeals

Doug Bowen

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 … Read more

Doug Bowen – Zoning Board of Appeals

Doug Bowen

Doug Bowen has served on the Zoning Board of Appeals since 2005, 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, brings his analytical skills and sound judgment to the ZBA. He understands the importance … Read more

Jacqueline Masumian – Zoning Board of Appeals

Jacqueline Masumian

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 … Read more

Bio: Jacqueline Masumian – Candidate: Zoning Board of Appeals

Jacqueline Masumian

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 … Read more

Bio: Nora Litwak Jinishian – Candidate: Planning & Zoning

Nora Jinishian

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 … Read more

Nora Litwak Jinishian – Planning & Zoning

Nora Jinishian

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 … Read more

Brett Aronow – Board of Education

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Brett was appointed to the Board of Edcuation in September 2012 after a dozen years of service to the Westport PTA including serving as co-president of Greens Farms Elementary and most recently co-president of the PTA Council.  Brett holds an undergraduate degree from Dartmouth, an MBA from Stanford University and her diverse business background includes … Read more

Don O ‘Day Statement – Candidate: Board of Education

Don O'Day

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, … Read more