Elected Officials

The town of Enfield is represented by three Republicans in its State Legislative Districts (Senate: 7th; and House: 58th and 59th).  In addition, the legislative body for the Town (the Town Council) holds a 6-5 Republican majority while the Board of Education holds a 5-4 Republican Majority.  To learn more about your Republican elected officials, please click on the State Government, Town Council and Board of Education links below.

State Government
Town Council
Board of Education


State Government

(Left to Right): State Senator John Kissel with State Representatives Carol Hall and Greg Stokes.

On Tuesday, November 8th 2016, the voters of Enfield, for the first time ever, elected Republicans to fill all our seats in the Connecticut State Legislature.  Sen. John Kissel was re-elected to his 13th term representing the 7th Senatorial District.  Rep. Carol Hall won the 59th House District and Rep. Greg Stokes won the 58th House District, the first Republican to ever do so.

 

Senator John Kissel (Contact John Kissel)

Sen. John Kissel is currently serving in his 13th term as State Senator for the 7th District.  He lives in Enfield with his wife, Cynthia, and their sons, Nathaniel and Tristan.  Born in Worcester, Mass. in 1959, Senator Kissel was raised in Windsor, Connecticut. He received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University Of Connecticut School Of Education in 1981, a Juris Doctor degree from Western New England College School of Law in 1984, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Liberal Arts and Sciences, with a major in history, from the University of Connecticut in 2002. He is a Past Adjunct Professor at Bay Path College in Longmeadow, Mass. and currently works as a corporate attorney for Eversource.  In the State Senate, John is the Chief Deputy Senate Republican Majority Leader, is the Co-Chair of the Judiciary Committee, Vice-Chair of the Committee on Children and serves as a Member on the Appropriations Committee and the Legislative Management Committee.

State Representative Greg Stokes (Contact Greg Stokes)

State Representative Greg Stokes proudly represents the 58th General Assembly District, which encompasses part of Enfield.  Elected to his first term in November of 2016, Stokes has been appointed to the legislature’s Appropriations Committee, Education Committee and the Veterans’ Affairs Committee.  Born in Dearborn, MI, Greg moved to Enfield in 1995 and is married with three children and five grandchildren.  In 1984, Greg graduated from Baptist Bible College in Springfield, Missouri with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Missions/Cross Cultural Communication.  In 2001, Stokes became the Pastor of Cornerstone Church in East Windsor and continues in that role today.  Since 2001, he has served as the Vice-Chairman on the State of Connecticut Commission for Child Protection from 2005-2007, while also serving on the Enfield Board of Education followed by the Enfield Town Council.

 

State Representative Carol Hall (Contact Carol Hall)

State Representative Carol Hall proudly represents the 59th General Assembly District covering East Windsor and Enfield.  Elected to her first term in November of 2016, Carol has been appointed to the Appropriations Committee, Education Committee and Planning and Development Committee.  Carol was raised in a military family, moved to Enfield while in High School and is married with three children and five grandchildren.  Before her time as State Representative, Carol had been a Town Councilor at Large for Thirteen Years, served on the Enfield Ethics Commission, Enfield Building Committee for the Elementary Schools and Junior High, the Enfield Republican Town Committee, the General Government Sub-committee for the council and the Insurance Sub-committee for the council.

 


Town Council

(Back Left To Right): At-Large Councilor Peter Falk and At-Large Councilor and Mayor Mike Ludwick; (Front Left To Right): District 1 Councilor Joey Bosco, District 3 Councilor and Deputy Mayor Donna Szewczak, At-Large Councilor Lori Unghire and At-Large Councilor Joe Muller.

On Tuesday, November 7th 2017, the voters of Enfield elected another Republican majority on the Town Council.  Joey Bosco was re-elected to his seat as District 1 Councilor.  Donna Szewczak won the District 3 seat vacated by Bill Lee and was elected by the Council to the position of Deputy Mayor.  Lori Unghire was elected as an At-Large Councilor after years of service on the Board of Education and Joe Muller was elected to his first term as an At-Large Councilor after a long history of serving our community on numerous boards and commissions.  Peter Falk was also re-elected as an At-Large Councilor as was Mike Ludwick who was also named Mayor of Enfield.

Mayor Mike Ludwick (860-869-5933; mikeludwick764@yahoo.com)

Mayor Mike Ludwick, of 16 Silver Lane, is on Town Council as an At-Large Representative.  Mike earned his BA from Western New England University and his MBA from the University of Hartford after graduating from Fermi High School in 1987.  Mike is a married father of two children. Aside from his role as Director of Underwriting at Aetna, Mike has also served on Planning and Zoning, the Board of Education, the Republican Town Committee and is the Girl’s Basketball Coach at St. Bernard’s.

 

Deputy Mayor Donna Szewczak (860-763-1872; dszewczak6275@gmail.com)

Donna Szewczak, of 35 South Road, represents Enfield’s District 3 on the Town Council and is also Deputy Mayor. Donna graduated from Enfield High School in 1970 and then earned her BA from UCONN.  She is married with two children and is the Business Manager for Szewczak Associates. Donna is currently on the Republican Town Committee, the Joint Facilities Committee, and has served on the Board of Education, the High School Building Committee and the Elementary School Expansion Committee.

 

Joey Bosco (860-982-8827; joseph@boscosautomotive.com)

Joey Bosco, of 74 Town Farm Road, represents Enfield’s District 1 on Town Council.  A graduate of Enfield High School, Class of 1980, he is a proud husband, father of three children and a grandfather to two.  Joey is a small business owner as co-owner of Bosco’s Automotive on Simon Rd in Enfield.  He also serves on the Public Safety Committee, is a Director of the Four Town Fair, is a member of the Enfield Republican Town Committee and is Chairman of the Dept. of Public Works Committee.

 

Peter Falk (860-749-3751; peterpiper1912@att.net)

Peter Falk, of 53 Neelans Road, is on Town Council as an At-Large Representative.  Peter earned his BSME from the University of Hartford and his MBA from Western New England University after graduating from Suffield High School in 1963.  Now retired, Peter enjoys spending time with his wife and two children.  Peter has been heavily involved in the community for years as a representative on the Town Council, a Fire Commissioner and as a member of the Republican Town Committee and has also served on Planning and Zoning, the July 4th Celebration Committee and the Patriot’s Award Committee.

At-Large: Joe Muller (860-462-4109; mrj0428@gmail.com)

Joe Muller, of 28 Broad Brook Road, is on Town Council as an At-Large Representative.  Joe graduated from Fermi High School in 1990, earned his AS from Asnuntuck, his BS from Charter Oak State College and his MS from RIT. Joe, a father of two children, is the Building Superintendent at Asnuntuck. Joe is also on the Republican Town Committee and has served his community on the July 4th Celebration Committee, the High School Building Committee, the Inlands and Wetlands Commission and as Vice-Chair of the JFK Pre-Referendum Committee.

 

At-Large: Lori Unghire (860-763-2942; loriung@gmail.com)

Lori Unghire, of 271 Abbe Road, is on Town Council as an At-Large Representative.  Lori graduated from Enfield High School in 1976 earned her Associates from Asnuntuck and attended the University of Massachusetts.  Lori is an author, teacher, is married with two children and served on the Enfield Board of Education. She has also served on the Mayor’s Advisory Council, the CREC Council and CREC’s Board of Directors. She has Chaired the Enfield High School Opening Ceremony Committee, has been a District Captain for the Republican Town  Committee and is a Justice of the Peace and volunteers on the July 4th Celebration Committee.

 


Board of Education

(Back Left To Right): Board of Education Members Rich Regnier, Ashley Depeau and Chris Rutledge; (Front Left To Right): Board of Education Vice-Chairman Charlotte Riley and Board of Education Chairman Walter Kruzel.

On Tuesday, November 7th 2017, the voters of Enfield elected another Republican majority on the Board of Education.  Walter Kruzel won re-election to the Board and was then names Chairman.  Charlotte Riley won her 2nd term and was also named Vice-Chairman of the Board of Education.  Rich Regnier won his 2nd term as well.  Newcomers Ashley Depeau and Chris Rutledge also won their 1st terms on the Board.

Chairman Walter Kruzel (860-841-0255; wjkruzel@peerlesstool.com)

Board of Education Chairman Walter Kruzel, of 21 Charnley Road, is serving his 2nd term.  Walter graduated from E. Windsor High School in 1984 and received his BS from Keene State College.  He is married with three children and is Owner of Peerless Tool & Machine Co. in Enfield.  In addition to serving on the Board of Education and the Republican Town Committee, Walter served as liaison to the JFK Pre-Referendum Committee and the High School Building Committee.  Walter is also on the St. Adalbert’s Parish Council and the Joint Facilities Committee.

 

Vice-Chairman Charlotte Riley (860-593-9841; criley3111@gmail.com)

Board of Education Vice-Chairman Charlotte Riley, of 55 Jondot Drive, is serving her 2nd term.  Charlotte is a graduate of East Catholic High School, Class of 1996, and earned her BS from Central Connecticut State University.  Charlotte is married and a stay-at-home mom to two children.  Charlotte is very active in the community, having served on the Republican Town Committee, the Inlands and Wetlands Commission, the Henry Barnard and Nathan Hale PTOs and is Vice-President of the First Readers Association of Enfield.  She also is Chair of the Board of Education Finance Committee.

 

Ashley Depeau (860-724-5022; ashleydepeau@gmail.com)

Ashley Depeau, of 34 Renee Lane, is in her first term on the Board of Education.  A graduate of Rocky Hill High School, Class of 2005, she is married with one child and works as a Reinsurance Product Administration Specialist for Hartford Steam Boiler.  Ashley earned her BS from Charter Oak State College and is a passionate advocate for special education programs.  In addition to serving on the Republican Town Committee, Ashley is an avid fundraiser for various charities, and regularly participates in Habitat For Humanity and United Way activities.  Ashley also serves on the Joint Insurance Commission and the Board of Education’s Curriculum Committee.

Rich Regnier (860-966-9516; rregnier35@yahoo.com)

Rich Regnier, of 206 Abbe Road, is in his 2nd term on the Board of Education.  Rich graduated from Fermi High School, Class of 2000, holds a BS from Western New England University and a MA from American International College.  Married with two children, Rich is also an adjunct professor at Bay Path University.  In addition to serving on the Board of Education and the Republican Town Committee, Rich is also a Freemason, Chairs the Board of Education Policy Committee, has served on the NCDHD Health Board and is a USBS Youth Bowling Coach.

 

Chris Rutledge (860-253-2546; chrisforenfield@gmail.com)

Chris Rutledge, of 7 Victory Street, is serving his first term on the Board of Education. Chris graduated in the top 10% of his class from Maryvale High School in 1995, attended the University of Rochester and later earned a BS in Healthcare Management from California Coast University. Chris is married, has two Golden Retrievers and is an Application Development Consultant for Optum Health. Chris serves as Director of Online Communications for the Enfield Republican Town Committee, is a member of Cornerstone Church, a mentor for the Enfield High School Debate Team, 1st Vice-Chair of the CT GOP Rising Stars Internship Program and was Chairman of the JFK Pre-Referendum Committee.  Chris also serves on the Board of Education Finance and Policy Committee.


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