Bernard Deverin – Zoning Board of Appeals – Secretary

Bernard Thomas Deverin Jr. has served on the ZBA for the last four years, this past year as Secretary. He moved to Westport from the Jersey Shore 20 years ago as an energy derivatives trader on Wall Street and began a totally new career as the Founder of Westport Builder Group, a Design-Build firm. A … Read more

Alan Hodge – Planning and Zoning Commission

I feel privileged to have been given an opportunity to serve the town and residents of Westport in the capacity of a Planning and Zoning Commissioner. The Planning and Zoning Commission works best when it accurately understands the needs and wishes of the widest cross-section of the community it serves and then reflects those needs … Read more

Sheri Gordon – Board of Finance

Sheri joined the Board of Finance in November 2015. Prior to the BOF, Sheri served 7 years on the Westport Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA). In professional practice Sheri served as a Clerk for U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, followed by 7 years at Debevoise & Plimpton handling complex corporate and litigation matters, … Read more

Lee Caney – Board of Finance

Lee Caney

For nearly two decades, Lee has managed complicated financial and tax matters with skill and responsibility.  Now a partner at an international law firm, Lee brings his deep financial and legal knowledge to the board of finance to maintain our town’s excellent services and protect Westport’s taxpayers.  A native of Fairfield County, Lee has a … Read more

Brian Stern – Board of Finance – Chair

Brian Stern

Brian has served on the Board of Finance since 2009 serving as Chair since November 2015.  Brian was employed by Xerox Corporation for over 35 years, beginning as a Finance Director and progressing to become President of four divisions. These divisions included Personal Products, Office Products, Xerox Technology Enterprises, and Xerox Supplies. He retired in … Read more

2013 Election

The Westport Democratic Town Committee is proud to support our candidates for the upcoming November 5, 2013 election: Selectman Helen Garten First Selectman Melissa Kane Second Selectman Board of Finance Brian Stern (incumbent) Lee Caney Blake Benke Board of Education Elaine Whitney (incumbent and current Chair) Brett Aronow (incumbent) Planning and Zoning Commission … Read more

Helen Garten – Selectman

Helen Garten was elected as Selectman in November 2013 after has serving eight years on Westport’s Board of Finance, two as Chair and four as Vice Chair. A graduate of Princeton and Harvard Law School, where she was an Editor of the Harvard Law Review, she taught financial and business law for over 20 years … Read more

Elaine Whitney – Board of Education

Elaine Whitney

Currently Secretary and a former Chair of the Board of Education, Elaine leads in a collaborative, nonpartisan manner and has an eight-year track record of getting things done on behalf of our town’s children. She is passionate about ensuring the excellence of our schools and preparing each one of our students to reach his or … Read more

Meet Our Candidates Sunday

Please join Jim Himes, Carolanne Curry, Ted Hoffstatter. Jonathan Steinberg, Democratic State Party Chairwoman Nancy DiNardo and Democratic State Party Executive Director Jonathan Harris  this Sunday at a free pizza party: Sunday, October 14 2-4pm The Fat Cat Pie Co. 9 Wall Street in Norwalk