© 2018 by Coventry Republican Town Committee. Matthew O'Brien Sr, Treasurer.

ELECTED REPUBLICANS

BOLD LEADERSHIP DELIVERING RESULTS FOR COVENTRY

Julie A. Blanchard

Town Council - CHAIR

Occupation: Office Manager at a Law Office, Entrepreneur

Education: Associates Degree

• Wife and mother of 4 adult children

• Attended Laurel Girls State as a senior in high school

• Served as President of the Hans Christian Andersen Montessori Board

• Coventry Board of Education 2003-2005

• Coventry Town Council 2007-2011 and April 2015 - present

• Windham Region Council of Governments - Member & Secretary

Matthew D. O'Brien Sr

Town Council - VICE CHAIR (Chair of Finance)

Occupation: Small Business Owner, Executive Recruiter

Education: MBA, Finance - Boston University Bachelor of Science - University of Notre Dame

• Four Terms Coventry Town Council

• Former Chairman, Finance Committee

• Coventry Representative on Route 6 Expressway

• Coventry Board of Education

• Seven terms Parish Council, St. Matthew with four terms    as Chairman

• St. Matthew Building & Finance Committees

• Small business owner since 1984

• Resident of Coventry since 1990

Matthew D. O'Brien Jr

Town Council (Chair of Steering)


Occupation: Financial Advisor
Education: Bachelor, Economics - University of Connecticut

  • Life-long Coventry resident

  • Financial Advisor specializing in investment services and insurance

  • First term Town Council Member

  • Chairman of the Coventry Republican Town Committee

Richard Williams

Town Council (Secretary)


Occupation: Coventry Small Business Owner
Education: 

  • Served on the Coventry Town Council '13-'17

  • Served 2 terms on the Coventry Board of Education, one as Vice Chair and the other as a member of the Finance Committee

  • Established the open space fund to protect Coventry's rural character and spearheaded the drive to "dump the green bags."

  • Experience in budgeting, contracts, and the development of technology programs

Christina Williams

Board of Education


Occupation: Engineer
Education: AS Business Administration; BS/MS Mechanical Engineering

  • Mother of 4, under 6; 2 in Coventry Public Schools

  • Associate Director/Program Manager for an aerospace firm - managing several multi-million dollar programs

  • 17 years experience in systems / software engineering

  • Resident of Coventry 6 years; husband has been a lifelong resident

William Oros

Board of Education - VICE CHAIR


Occupation: Retired Public School Administrator 
Education: BS, MS, 6th year and advanced certification in education management

  • Three prior terms, Coventry Board of Education.

  • 43 years of experience in public education as a parent, teacher and school administrator.

  •  Experienced education consultant specializing with groups on long range and strategic planning

  • Knowledge of all aspects of school management including facilities and budget

Barbara Pare

Board of Education


Occupation: Health & Wellness Event Manager
Education: Master's Degree, Organizational Management

  • Dedicated wife, mother of 3 children who graduated from Coventry schools

  • Resident of Coventry for 25 years

  • Worked in the Coventry school system as a substitute teacher, coached children in sports, and has mentored young girls as Girl Scout Leader

  • Served on the South Windsor Planning & Zoning Board from '08-'12

  • Part of the original team that implemented A Big Picture alternative education program at EO Smith High School

  • As admissions coordinator of a Connecticut college, she evaluated and re-wrote policies which streamlined processes, as well as served as Secretary for the Board of Trustees

  • Board of Trustees YMCA Camp Jewell Member - supported improvements that proved to increase enrollments and finance renovations

  • Has worked as a health and wellness event manager for 22 years for large companies such as Lego, UPS, and GE Power

Robert Williams

Board of Education

Occupation: Student
Education: Currently Enrolled - University of Connecticut

  • Coventry resident for 19 years

  • Current UConn honors student (4.0 and Deans list)

  • Counselor at Coventry's Camp Wangumbaug, 3 years

  • Board Member for Kids and UConn Bridging Education

  • Mentor for the Asian/Asian American Mentoring Program and Biology

  • Member of the Honors Across State Borders

  • Treasurer for Room Hall Association

  • Lab Assistant at Adamson Research Group

Pamela Sewell

Republican Registrar of Voters

Inge Pope

Republican Deputy Registrar of Voters

Courtney Rossignol

Zoning Board of Appeals

Monika Debowska

Zoning Board of Appeals

Frank Infante

Zoning Board of Appeals

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