Meet The Team

The Stratford Republican Town Committee is an elected body with 80 members. There are eight members from each of the 10 town council districts. Elected by Republicans, town committee members’ charge is to frame the direction of the Stratford Republican Party and recruit and endorse quality candidates to run for local, state and federal offices for the betterment of all residents.


Mayor Hoydick
Stratford Mayor

Town Council

Chris Pia
Town Council District 1
Ronald "Ron" Tichy
Town Council District 2
Victor Ayala Jr.
Town Council District 3
Edward "Ed" Scinto
Town Council District 4
Kerry Whitham
Town Council District 5
Ken Poisson
Town Council District 6
Jean-Marie Sutton
Town Council District 7
Jim Connor
Town Council District 8
William "Bill" O'Brien
Town Council District 9
Laura J. Dancho
Town Council District 10

Board of Education

Michael F. Henrick
Board of Education (Full Term)
Kristen Bedell
Board of Education (Full Term)
Terri Sheehy
Board of Education (Full Term)
Sean Kennedy
Board of Education (Full Term)

Planning and Zoning

Bryan O'Connor
Planning Commission, District I
Alec F. Voccola
Planning Commission, District III
Sarah Graham
Planning Commission, District IV
Paul T. Aurelia
Planning Commission, District V
Prez Palmer
Zoning Commission, District III
Debra A. Lamberti
Zoning Commission, District IV
Len Petruccelli
Zoning Commission, District V
Robert "Bob" Baird
Zoning Bd of Appeals, District I
Edward "Ed" Scinto
Zoning Bd of Appeals, District II
Kerry L. Whitham
Zoning Bd of Appeals, District III


Edward "Ed" Scinto
Carol Cabral
John "Jack" Dempsey
Judy Cleri