David Young, Treasurer 30 years in Fiduciary Services Trust Officer at Waterbury National Bank and CT National Bank VP in Trust Depart. of Colonial Bank & Trust Co. Served on Board of Director of the Raymond Banking Company, The Waterbury Screw Machine Company, all of Waterbury and T.F Butterfield Company of Naugatuck Currently sole proprietor of Fiduciary Services and a Member of AC Energy Solutions, LLC Has served on Zoning Board of Appeals, the Town Council and two Charter Revision Commissions Served one term as Treasurer prior to his two consecutive terms as Town Treasurer
Megan Patchkofsky,Town Council
"I am running for Town Council because I would like to be more involved and influential in the decision making processes in Town. My experience and knowledge will allow me to make the best recommendations for improvement to help support the successful efforts that are already in place in Prospect. I would like to bring the focus back to what’s most important, the taxpayer. The role of a Council member is to represent the residents and to make sound decisions that put taxpayers first."
Stephanie Lusas Kolodziej, Board of Assessment Appeals Stephanie Lusas Kolodziej is a lifelong resident of Prospect, where she lives with her husband and their cat. She has earned a diploma in Nursing from Bridgeport Hospital School of Nursing and currently works as a Registered Nurse at Bridgeport Hospital, as well as maintaining a few other part time positions. Stephanie has been a member of the Prospect Republican Town Committee since January 2011. Stephanie has been serving as a member of the Board of Assessment Appeals since 2012 and was voted as the Board's chairperson in March of 2016. Stephanie volunteers as a firefighter with the Prospect Fire Department and serves as an advisor to the Junior Fire Cadets."I truly enjoy serving the residents of Prospect through the BAA and if re-elected on November 7th, I promise to continue upholding this position with honesty, sincerity, and dedication. "
Sean Duffany, Planning & Zoning Commission
Nazih Noujaim, Board of Education
Region 16 Board of Education (2011 – present) Prospect Zoning Board of Appeals (Alternate) Prospect Republican Town Committee (Chair)
"I chose to run for another term to continue the admirable work that has been gaining traction in our education departments. We have made great improvements in the last few years. We have excellent faculty and staff across the board. Our building project took a mammoth effort by many, and we have incredible facilities. Our technology has been elevated with the “One-to-One Initiative.”"
Diane Lauber, Tax Collector Born and raised in Prospect; Appointed as Tax Collector in 1989 Running for her 15th term. State Certified as a Municipal Collector in 1989 Member of Connecticut Tax Collectors Association & Northeast Regional Treasurers & Tax Collectors Association. Previously worked with the Prospect Water Pollution Control Authority in setting billing procedures for sewer use billing between the City of Waterbury and the Town of Prospect residents "Maintaining a professional office staff and continued years of service to the Town has attributed to the Tax Office attaining a collection rate of 99%. Taxpayers are able to view and pay their taxes online and the tax office continually works to educate taxpayers on their responsibilities regarding payment of taxes. No one enjoys paying taxes, but my goal for the tax office has always been to give the taxpayers my personal attention and let them know that their support is vital to the Town of Prospect."
Richard Blanc, Town Council Prospect resident 20 Years. Retired Lieutenant from the Department of Correction. Serves as alternate on P& Z Commission
Stanley Pilat, Town Council "I always work hard with Mayor Bob and my fellow council members to budget taxpayers dollars wisely. Mayor Bob is always prepared to help the council and all the residents on any matter small or large. I have acquired valuable experience through the years on the Town Council, Board of Education and School Building projects that I use for the betterment of the Town of Prospect."
Shawn Baumann, Board of Assessment Appeals
Gwenn Talmadge Fischer, Zoning Board of Appeals Prospect resident for over 65 years. Have been President of the Prospect Chamber of Commerce, Girl Scout leader, softball coach, Grange member, Prospect Congregational Church member (having held many positions within the church). Previous town positions included, member of the Prospect Town Council, member of the Inland Wetlands committee. "I’m running because of my love for the town and it’s residents."
M. Carrie Anderson, Town Clerk Grants received to allow images of land records to be viewed on computer back to 2007, additional grant received this year to allow more images to be accessed on public computer - New microfilming program that gives immediate access to images of land records - Computer access to local and state voters - Updated dog program to allow immediate access to licensed dogs in order to assist the Prospect Dog Warden - Updated process of issuing marriages on computer - Meeting all State requirements required by Connecticut State Statue - Certified Connecticut Town Clerk since July 2003
Douglas Merriman, Town Council
Jeffrey Slapikas, Town Council Lifelong resident and have devoted many years to help the recent administration keep taxes low and keep the town prosperous. "I am running again to keep the town fiscally positive and looking to help it move to the future in a solid manner."
Alan Havican, Planning & Zoning Commission Al has been a longtime Prospect resident and has served on Planning and Zoning for 15 years, currently as Vice Chair. "I am running to help preserve the small town atmosphere that we all love while allowing for controlled and responsible growth."
Robert Hiscox, Board of Education Current Member Region 16 Board of Education 9 years, Served as Chair, Vice-chair, and Secretary Past Chairman Planning and Zoning Commission 10 years Past Chairman Prospect Comprehensive Plan of Conservation and Development Past Chairman Republican Town Committee, 6 years. Committee member 25 plus years Past Chairman Inland Wetland Committee Community School Purchase Committee Prospect Elementary School Building Committee Region 16 District Office Building Committee Founder Chairman Prospect Flag Fund, 2012 - present Moderator Town meetings 20 plus years Occupation: Retired Middle/High School Science Teacher 38 years