Paul Vessella, 65
Republican, Board of Education
Married with a daughter, son-in-law and two grandchildren
Education: B.S., MA + in Education
Profession: Retired after 35 years as a Newington educator
Public service: Zoning Board of Appeals, Economic Development Commission, Standing Insurance Committee for Town Council and Board of Education, Balf Quarry Commission, Town Hall Renovation Committee 2013, Charter Revision Committee 2011
Elected for two terms to the Board of Education and seeking a third term
If elected, I would like to continue to help provide the residents of Newington with the best education and opportunities to be college, career and citizenship ready in an ever-changing world.
I have been an educator in Newington for 35 years, been a part of the Strategic Planning Committee for the schools for more than 20 years and have been a two term Board of Education member.