Melinda Cassiere

Melinda is currently a stay-at-home parent after leaving her career as a police officer to raise her children. She has lived in Groton for seven years and resides with her husband and two children. Former police officer Former volunteer firefighter Sandy Hook Promise – Promise Leader Runner Dog-Rescue Mom I find it incredibly important to Read More …

Michael Whitehouse

Michael is the publisher of Groton-Mystic Neighbors and runs www.guywhoknowsaguy.com, all about bringing people together. His public service has been a part of his larger mission to bring people together. Michael lives with his wife and daughter. Publisher of Groton-Mystic Neighbors President Elect Groton Rotary Club Liaison to Economic Development Commission Community connector My experience Read More …

Jill Rusk

Jill served on Groton City Council for 4 years, the City’s Youth Advisory Board and was recently elected to the RTM. Jill works for the City of Groton and has lived in Groton for over 20 years with her husband and three children. Executive Administrator for the Mayor, City of Groton Member, Representative Town Meeting Read More …

Albert Colon

Albert is a Bank Teller for Liberty Bank in Groton. He has lived in Groton for his whole life, and graduated from Grasso Technical High School Volunteers at Saint Mary Star of the Sea Volunteers on immigration Support Group in Norwich I’m running to bring more diversity and get youth involved in the Town of Read More …

Wilmer Lambert

Wilmer is a Test Engineer at Electric Boat. He currently serves on the Finance Committee. He has lived in Groton for 8 years. Organized Holiday Turkey drives for the Groton Public School system through the Black Engineering Council of Electric Boat Volunteers as a Mentor at Stem Magnet Middle School Helped sort and pack food Read More …

Frances Whitney

Frances has lived in Groton with her husband for 13 years, and their children are students in Groton Public Schools. She has been a teacher for 16 years and is certified in school administration. She has worked at Grasso Tech in Groton since 2006. Girl Scout volunteer and co-leader Serves on Groton’s Parks and Recreation Read More …

Rita Volkmann

Rita has been a Groton resident for 48 years, married for over 30 years to her husband, Robert, and raised three children who are proud graduates of Groton schools. She has dedicated her life to education. Current Groton Board of Education Retired teacher Member of Child & Family Agency Groton Representative to the LEARN Board Read More …

Dane Stevenson

Dane is an engineer at Electric Boat. He has served on the RTM since April 2019 and has lived in Groton for six years. Graduated from RPI Engineer Trustee of the Bill Memorial Library I want to do my part to ensure that our students are prepared for the challenges they will face in the Read More …

Kim Shepardson-Watson

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker currently in private practice. I currently serve on the Board of Education. I have lived in Groton with my Husband Harry Watson for the past 34 years. Together we have 3 adult children. Member of the Groton Board of Education for the past 8 years, currently the Chair Read More …

Elizabeth Porter

Liz is a recently retired Social Studies Teacher of 30+ years. She taught at Fitch High School the last 18 years of her career, of which 12 years she served as an administrator. Liz has lived in Groton for 34 years with her husband and children. 2020 Census & CT Complete Count Committee Chair for Read More …