Meet the Candidates – Rita Schmidt


Rita Schmidt is a candidate for Town Council

Rita has done it all!  She is a former moderator of the RTM and mayor of the Town of Groton.  She has had a distinguished career in tourism.  She was president of the ‘Out O’Mystic Schooner Cruises’, a member of the CT Commission of Culture and Tourism, a 2013 recipient of the “Volunteer of the Year” award for the Eastern CT Tourism District, a recipient of the 1997 “Person of the Year” CT Tourism Award, and past chair of the Mystic Art Festival.  She is also a past chair of the Wethersfield League of Women Voters.