About the candidate

I am a long-time citizen activist.


Started my citizenship opposing the Vietnam War while a student at UCONN in 1973. I participated in blocking gates at Westover AFB. Gave up deferment and sent my 1A draft card back to sender.


 I organized with the Clamshell Alliance-Seabrook.


 Shutting Millstone has been  my avocation. I brought the successful action at the DPUC to have Millstone removed from electric rates when it was closed by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.


Organized the Reagan demonstration 

when he spoke to Knights of Columbus.


Active in the Central America Peace and Justice  movement-arrested at CIA gate.


Active in the Stop the Trident campaign-arrested at Electric Boat gate.


Marched against the Klan with Hartford Anti-racism Coalition.


Marcher at the Freeze March NYC.


Attended the  Anniversary of the Poor People's March  DC .


Long-time Chair of Greater Hartford Group of the Sierra Club.


Former board member People's Action for Clean Energy.


Former board member CT Clean Energy 

Coop.


Member CT Anti-Apartheid group. Attended Nelson Mandela Rally in Boston.


Stopped the securitization of Northeast Utilities debt during electrical restructuring.




 Born and raised in Hartford, I reside in West Hartford. I am married to Dianne and have a son Benjamin.


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