Elaine Whitney – Board of Education

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Elaine Whitney has served on the Board of Education since January 2009 and has served as Board Chair since November 2012.  She also serves as a representative of the board on the Board of Finance Government Efficiency Committee. Prior to joining the Board, Elaine was co-president of the Long Lots elementary school PTA, beginning in … Read more

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

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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 … Read more

David Krauss Statement – Candidate: Board of Assessment Appeals

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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

Ron Corwin – Planning & Zoning

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Forner chair of the Planning and Zoning Commission, Ron Corwin has served on the Commission since 2006.  He has a consulting practice in Executive Leadership Coaching and serves as a Senior Advisor for Business Development to DGCapital, LLC, a money management firm.  Ron held senior executive positions at Citicorp in the US and Europe, The … Read more

Bio: Ron Corwin – Candidate: Planning & Zoning

Ron Corwin

Ron Corwin has served on the Planning and Zoning Commission since 2006 and as Commission Chairman for the last 2 years.  He has a consulting practice in Executive Leadership Coaching and serves as a Senior Advisor for Business Development to DGCapital, LLC, a money management firm.  Ron held senior executive positions at Citicorp in the … Read more

David Krauss – Board of Assesment Appeals

David Krauss

Chair of the Board of Assessment Appeals since 2006, Krauss graduated from Cornell University with Distinction in all subjects and received a B.A. in Government. He received his J.D. from American University where he was a staff member of the Journal of International Law and Policy.  While in Law School he worked for the United … Read more

Bio: David Krauss – Candidate: Board of Assesment Appeals

David Krauss

David Krauss has served as the Chairman of the Westport Board of Assessment Appeals from 2006-2009. He graduated from Cornell University with Distinction in all Subjects and received a B.A. in Government. He received his J.D. from American University where he was a staff member of the Journal of International Law and Policy. While in … Read more

Gordon Joseloff – First Selectman

Gordon Joseloff

Gordon Joseloff is a Westporter whose family ties to the town go back 90 years. Born in New York City on May 13, 1945, Joseloff moved with his family a short time later to Westport. He attended Saugatuck Elementary School and Bedford Elementary School (now Town Hall) and was among the first students to attend … Read more

Bio: Gordon Joseloff – Candidate: First Selectman

Gordon Joseloff

Gordon Joseloff is a Westporter whose family ties to the town go back 90 years. Born in New York City on May 13, 1945, Joseloff moved with his family a short time later to Westport. He attended Saugatuck Elementary School and Bedford Elementary School (now Town Hall) and was among the first students to attend … Read more

Shelly Kassen – 2nd Selectwoman

Shelly Kassen

Shelly has lived in Westport since the summer of 1989. Born in Albany, New York, she graduated from Wellesley College in 1975, and worked in Washington at the Congressional Budget Office the year of its inception. She received her MBA from Harvard Business School in 1978, and then joined the audit staff at Coopers & … Read more