(March 10, 2022, Ridgefield, CT): Ridgefield Democrats unanimously elected a new leader and Chair, Carina Drake, at their meeting of March 10, 2022. Carina served as an elected member of Ridgefield’s Board of Education from 2017-2020, and was noted for her passionate advocacy for parents, teachers, and children as well as her ability to work with all members of the Board of Education, regardless of party. Carina and her husband are 10-year residents of Ridgefield, and proud parents of two children in Ridgefield Public Schools. She is active in literacy legislation and disability advocacy. She has used her time and talents to support The Cornelia De Lange Foundation, The Dyslexia Society of Connecticut, Ridgefield PTA (as special education representative), and The Women’s March.
“I am honored to be elected as the new Chair of Ridgefield’s Democratic Town Committee. I look forward to working with our First Selectman Rudy Marconi on important initiatives to benefit our wonderful town and to leveraging the support of all voters as we continue to move Ridgefield forward. I am passionate about building dialogue with residents and elected officials of all parties. Importantly, I see the 2022 election cycle to be vital to our community, CT and our country.”
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