Waterford Green Party Leadership
Carl D'Amato - Chair
Carl and his wife moved to Waterford in 2011 after their daughter was born so that she could grow up surrounded by grandparents, aunts, uncles, and cousins. Their family grew in 2013 when their son was born.
Carl earned his B.A. In English at Stonybrook University on Long Island where he grew up, and his Master of Arts in Teaching from Marylhurst I Oregon where he lived for many years. He has a professional history that includes over 10 years in the insurance industry and 6 years as an elementary educator. He believes that each person has something to offer to the community. Carl has previously volunteered time with animal shelters, literacy programs, and food cooperatives. He was elected to the Waterford RTM in 2017 and served as the WGP Treasurer throughout 2018.
Darcy Van Ness - Secretary
Darcy Van Ness is a life-long resident of Waterford, currently working at the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center. Darcy was elected as an alternate on Waterford's Zoning Board of Appeals last year. She is a graduate of the University of Connecticut, where she received her Bachelor of Arts in Human Development and Family Studies while working at the Waterford Public Library. Darcy is passionate about sustainable accessibility, education, ethical land use, and community development.
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Alex Kuvalanka - Director of Social Media
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Delegates to the State Central Committee
As per the Green Party of Connecticut bylaws, each local Green Party is invited to send one delegate to the SCC for every five registered Green Party members in the covered area. Our delegates for the 2019 calendar year are:
1. Nat Bush
2. Carin Estey
3. Billy G. Collins
4. Samuel Urban
5. Carl D'Amato
6. Alex Kuvalanka
Town Committee Members Emeritus
As per the Waterford Green Party bylaws, the Town Committee may unanimously vote to confer the title of "Town Committee Member Emeritus" to anyone who has served as a member of the Waterford Green Party's Executive Committee for no less than a term of one full year and who still lives in Waterford. To date, this title has been conferred upon:
1. Baird Welch-Collins (12/29/2018)