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Meet the 2015 Republican Team


Congratulations to the

Leadership Team of Thomaston

Ed Mone & Roger Perreault

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First Selectman - Ed Mone

Married to Eileen for 22 years, and have 5 children and 6 grandchildren. 

Lived in Thomaston for 23 years.


Education: Graduated from public schools, and earned an Associate’s Degree from Post College where he was inducted into the Phi Theta Kappa National Honor Fraternity.


Occupation: Currently Thomaston's First Selectman for past six years.
Previous owner of painting contracting business, which has been successfully in operation since 1984. Ed's daughter owners & operates business now.


Town Activities:

An active member of the Waterbury Elks Lodge where he has been a member for 28 years and a charter member of the Thomaston Lions Club.

Volunteer usher at the Opera House for about three years beginning in 1994. Ed served on the Inland Wetlands and Watercourse Commission from 1997 to 2004. While serving on that board, Ed was elected to Vice-Chair and later Chairman of that commission by its members.  In which he served as chairman for approximately three years.

Member of Thomaston Board of Finance and served on this board since 1999.  Ed serve as its representative to the Capital Improvements Committee, where he planned for the towns future infrastructure needs. 

Member of the Thomaston Republican Town Committee.

Current First Selectman for the past six years.

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Selectman-Roger Perreault


He is a life time resident of Thomaston.
He has been married to his wife Peg for 45 years and they have two children and two grandchildren.
He is a Navy Veteran and is very active in his church.



A graduate from Thomaston High School and he holds a Bachelors and Masters Degree in Education

from Central Connecticut State University.


Work Experience:

He is a former High School Teacher, Insurance Investigator and  Police Officer.


The Perreault Insurance Agency, B-Dry System Basement Waterproofing Company, and Metal Supermarkets which was a metal service center, were formed by Roger over a span of 35 years.   

He served on the Board of Directors at Thomaston Savings Bank for 18 years and is also involved in real estate development.

Town Activities:

 He has served on Thomaston’s Planning & Zoning Commission, Board of Finance, and the Economic Development Commission as its Chairman. He also served on the Ambulance Corp and was the Chairman of the Finance Council at St. Thomas Church for many years. Roger also formed  J.A.I. L.  (Join Against Insensible Lawlessness) which is now known as Thomaston Crime Stoppers.


Currently, he is on the Grants Committee at the Connecticut Community Foundation in Waterbury and is

 a member of the American Legion. He is very involved with the Rotary Club of Thomaston and is a Past President of the Club. He is also serving on the Town’s Pension Committee. 

Served as Selectman for 2 years.
He is also serving as Chairman of the Capital Improvements Committee.

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Town Treasurer - Kenneth Hopkins

Personal: Life-long Thomaston resident, married in 1977 to Ruth Pierpont, 2 children (Matthew, 22 & Natalie, 20)


1969 graduate of the Thomaston Public School System

University of Connecticut, Electrical Engineering

University of New Haven, graduated Cum Laude in 1973 with BS in School of Business Administration- Law Enforcement Science.   



Eclipse Glass, North Main St., Thomaston, during High School and College

1974 – 1979:  West Hartford Police Dept.

1980-1993:  Pierpont’s Continuous Gutters, Manager

1993:  Became a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER ® licensee and a Registered Representative of MML Investors Services, Inc.  (part of MassMutual Life Insurance Co.)  & Eagle Bank

1998:  TJB Financial Services, Financial Planner and a Registered Representative of Investacorp, Inc.

1999-2007:  Associate of Kolb, Maguire, Bergamo, CPA’s in Watertown and a Registered Representative of American General Securities Incorp.

2002:  formed Hopkins Homes, LLC., a Property Management Co., which he still manages

2007:  started an Alpaca breeding farm

Ken has also taught Financial Planning, in adult education programs, at Conard High School, West Hartford, Newington High School and Northwestern Community College in Winsted.


Town Activities:

Covenant Church of Thomaston: Member, served on the Investment Committee, was Chairman of the Board of Trustees, taught Sunday school classes and served on 3 Pastoral search committees.

Thomaston Volunteer Ambulance Corp.:  EMT for 17+ years, Vice President for 2 years.

Thomaston Board of Finance:  Member from 1995 – 2001, during which time he served on the Capital Improvements and Pension Committees. He was re-appointed to the BOF in 2004 to fill a vacancy.

Boy Scouts of America:  Troop 53 Scout Master, 7 years. 

Thomaston Board of Selectmen:  2007 - 2009

Town Treasurer: 2009 - present

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Board of Finance - Steve Turner

Married to Kathy and has two children.

Education/Occupation/Town Activities:
Quinnipiac College School of Law
Southern Connecticut State University
Attorney for Seabourne & Malley
Thomaston Pension Board
Board of Finance - 6 years

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Board of Finance - Richard Sileo

Married to Kate

Education/Occupation/Town Activities:
University of Hartford - Degree in Mathematics and Mechanical Engineering
University of Connecticut - Master in Business Administration (MBA)
Served on The Thomaston Economics Development Commission - 5 years
Presently Chairman.

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Board of Education - Ruthann "Roxy" Fainer

Married to Joseph, and has 6 children.

Education/Occupation/Town Activities:
BA in English and Spanish Literature from University of Connecticut
Currently stay at home Mom
Past load specialist from MidConn Bank
Worked for St. Thomas Church as Coordinator of Religious Education, Grades K-5
Member of St. Thomas Church and Certified Catechist
Member of the PTA
Currently Board of Education - Chairperson

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Board of Education - Frank Treglia

Married to Sarah and has 3 children

Occupation/Town Activities:
Owner of Treglia Tile and Marble and a Real Estate Investor
Little League Assistant Coach
Thomaston Youth Soccer Coach
Board of Finanace - 6 years

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Library Board - Maryann Sandford

Married to Brian McAdam

Education/Occupation/Town Activities:
Bachelors from University of Connecticut in Sociology/Spanish
UCONN Paralegal Certificate
Owner of Sandford Consulting LLC as Long - term Medicaid Consultant
Member of the Thomaston Volunteer Ambulance Corps - 18 years
Thomaston Rotary Club
Thomaston Library Trustee for 18 years, currently Vice Chairperson


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Library Board - Kathleen Pesce

Married to Joseph and has three children

Education/Occupation/Town Activities:
Masters of Business Administration and Labor Relations from University of New Haven
Bachlors Degree in Economics
Works as Finance Manager at Sikorsky Aircraft
Thomaston Library Trustee - Currently Treasurer
Member of the Coventant Church of Thomaston
Volunteer for various Thomaston Public School activities

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Library Board - Patricia Jacques Brody

Married to Chris and has four children.

Education/Occupation/Town Activities:
University of Hartford - Degree in Secondary Education
State of Connecticut DEEP Manager - Black Rock State Park
Former Member of PTA
Upgraded the Center School Library as a voluneer

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Board of Assessment Appeals - Fred Grohs

Has two children.

Education/Occupation/Town Activities:
Wentworth Institute Mechanical Eng.
Board of Education - 6 years
Board of Assessment Appeals - 12 years, 4 years as chairman.

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Vote the Entire Republican Team on Tuesday November 3, 2015. 

Thank you for visiting and for your continued support.

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