Alan Brown (left) and Curtis Read

Alan Brown (left) and Curtis Read

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Curtis Read (D) – First Selectman
CurtisReadPhotoBridgewater First Selectman since 2013, Selectman since 2009, represents Bridgewater on the Western Connecticut Council of Governments; Former Bridgewater Conservation & Inlands Wetlands Commission Member of 26 years and Former Chair; Founding Partner/Former President and Co-Owner of Hydro Technologies; currently Treasurer, Former President and Board member of Weantinogue Land Trust; President of Lablite LLC software development; Chair of the Northwest Conservation District; and former Sheep Project Manager and farmer for the Sunny Valley Foundation. He graduated from Hamilton College with a Bachelor of Arts Degree and has a Masters in Science from West Virginia University. Curtis has lived in Bridgewater since 1981 and he and his wife Julie have five children.  Curtis is a competent executive, an effective communicator and tough negotiator.  His pastimes include biking around town, playing hockey, photography and tending to the land.  
Alan Brown (D) – Selectman
AlanBrownPhotoVice-Chairman of the Region 12 Board of Education; Chairman of the Bridgewater Democratic Town Committee; former Member of the Board of Trustees of the Bridgewater Congregational Church; former Cub Scout Pack Cubmaster and Den Leader; and former Shepaug Little League Coach. Alan brings 20 years’ experience owning or partnering in several software companies and is currently owns a liquor company. Alan graduated from Yale University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree. Alan and his wife Michelle have two young boys. Alan is a civically committed leader and community member, a tenacious negotiator and an astute diplomat. He enjoys skiing, hiking, cooking, and gardening.
Cheryl Pinkos (D) – Town Clerk
Cross-endorsed on the Republican Slate
Susan Wilcox (R) – Town Treasurer
Cross-endorsed on the Republican Slate
Catherine Vikstrom (D) – Tax Collector
Cross-endorsed on the Republican Slate
Walter Barlow (R) – Board of Finance
Cross-endorsed on the Republican Slate
Dennis Macdonald (U) – Board of Finance
Cross-endorsed on the Republican Slate
Diane McNulty (D) – Board of Finance
Cross-endorsed on the Republican Slate
Tom Presby (U) – Board of Finance
Cross-endorsed on the Republican Slate
Bruce Parker (U) – Board of Finance
Cross-endorsed on the Republican Slate
Molly Stratton (D) – Board of Finance
Cross-endorsed on the Republican Slate
Diane Munson (D) – Board of Assessment Appeals
Cross-endorsed on the Republican Slate
Roberta Allen (U) – Board of Assessment Appeals,
To Fill Vacancy For Two Years
Cross-endorsed on the Republican Slate
Emil DeGrazia (D) – Planning & Zoning Commission
Cross-endorsed on the Republican Slate
Ed DeVoe (R) – Planning & Zoning Commission
Cross-endorsed on the Republican Slate
Ed Terry (R) – Planning & Zoning Commission Alternate
Cross-endorsed on the Republican Slate
Wayne Khare (D) – Planning & Zoning Commission Alternate
Cross-endorsed on the Republican Slate
Wayne Khare (D) – Planning & Zoning Commission Alternate
To Fill Vacancy For One Year
Cross-endorsed on the Republican Slate
Alex McNaughton (R) – Planning & Zoning Commission Alternate
To Fill Vacancy For Two Years
Cross-endorsed on the Republican Slate
Eric Gsell (D) – Zoning Board of Appeals
Cross-endorsed on the Republican Slate
Susan Patrick (R) – Zoning Board of Appeals
Cross-endorsed on the Republican Slate