Get To Know The CCA Endorsed Town Council Candidates
The Charlestown Citizens Alliance* (CCA) is committed to enhancing the overall quality of life for all Charlestown residents. We believe that sound fiscal management, responsible economic development, wise stewardship of our natural resources, and accountable, ethical leadership are essential to sustaining the vitality of our town. To accomplish this, CCA has endorsed these Independent candidates for Town Council:
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Tom has served as president of the Charlestown Town Council since 2010 and has deep roots in Charlestown. His wife’s family has lived here for generations. Tom led the hiring of the Police Chief and Town Administrator, spearheaded the purchase of the Charlestown Moraine Preserve and ChurchWoods, and sits on the State Legislature’s Affordable Housing Study Commission. Currently retired, he was formerly an executive in the health care field and holds an MBA. Tom is a veteran of the US Navy.
George has lived in Charlestown for 31 years and is a current member of the Town Council and past member of the Planning Commission. He is a retired URI Professor and former business owner with a PhD in Biochemistry. He has a record of challenging any initiative that threatens to undermine local control over planning, zoning, and development in ways that negatively impact the character of our community.
*CCA is not affiliated with any political party. We are made up of Democrats, Republicans, Moderates, and Independents. What we share in common is a dedication to civil and open government, and a passion for preserving and protecting those assets that make Charlestown such a unique and treasured place to live.
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