Appointed Positions

The Town of Wilton is run by volunteers. Only the First Selectman is a paid position. Some of these positions are filled by general election; others by appointment from the Board of Selectmen.

The Appointed positions are:

The current Democratic appointees to the Town positions are as follows:

Area 9 Cable Council

Public Access Television which broadcasts Town Board meetings.

Current Area 9 Calbe Council – Democratic Members
Position Name Term End
Member Carole Young-Kleinfeld 6/30/2013

Commission on Social Services

The Department provides crisis intervention; short-term counseling; and information and referral to local state and federal human service programs. The term of service is 2 years.

Current Committee on Social Services – Democratic Members
Position Name Term End
Member Elizabeth Mason 12/1/2012
Member Nathaniel Shipp 12/1/2011
Member Judy Zucker 12/1/2011

Conservation Commission

The Conservation Commission manages the town owned open space lands and guides the development and conservation of natural resources. The Commission also functions as an advisory board to the Planning & Zoning and Inland Wetlands Commissions. The Conservation Commission also works to educate the public on conservation issues, to promote Wilton’s Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day, and to encourage recycling and “green energy” practices. The term is 3 years.

Current Conservation Commission
Position Name Term End
Member Patrice Gillespie 12/1/11

Council on Ethics

The term is 2 years, and members may not be elected for more than 3 successive full terms.

Current Council on Ethics
Position Name Term End
Member Gini Benin 12/1/2012
Member Peter H. Kaskell 12/1/2013

Council on Public Facilities

The term is 4 years, and members may not be elected for more than 2 successive full terms.

Current Council on Public Facilities
Position Name Term End
Member James Evans 12/1/2013
Member Bruce Hampson 12/1/2013
Member Paul Hannah 12/1/2014
Member Owen McEvoy 12/1/2013
Member Malcom Whyte 3/22/2011

Employees Retirement Plan Committee

The term of service is 1 year.

Current Members of Employees Retirement Plan Committee
Position Name Term End
Member Paul H. Burnham 11/30/2011
Member Richard Wehrmann 11/30/2011

Energy Commission

The Wilton Energy Commission

Current Members of the Wilton Energy Commission
Position Name Term End
Member Paula Byrdy 12/1/2012
Member Richard Creeth 11/30/2011
Member Patrice Phillips Gillespie 11/30/2012
Member Bruce Hampson 12/1/2012
Member Paul Mazzarulli 11/30/2011

Fire Commission

The Wilton Fire Department supplies 24-hour fire, rescue and emergency medical aid to the Town. Wilton receives fire protection from a combination career and volunteer fire department. Term is 2 years.

Current Fire Commission
Position Name Term End
Member Troy Ellen Dixon 12/1/2012

Historic District and Historic Property Commission

Current Historic District and Historic Property Commission
Position Name Term End
Member Janet Foster 12/1/2011
Member Marian H.Wulffleff 12/1/2011
Alternate Colleen Nee 12/1/2012

Inland Wetlands Commission

The Inland Wetlands Department is responsible for administering the Inland Wetlands and Watercourse Regulations for the Town. The Department reviews applications on all land use projects within wetlands, and watercourses within the regulated areas adjacent to them (100ft). The Department also pursues violations and the corresponding corrective action. The term is 3 years.

Current Inland Wetlands Commission
Position Name Term End
Chair Franklin Wong, Jr. 12/1/2011
Member Elizabeth Craig 12/1/2013
Member John Hall 12/1/2012

Library Board Of Trustees

The term of service is 2 years/

Current Members of the Wilton Energy Commission Committee
Position Name Term End
Member Ann Duffy 6/30/2013
Member Malcom Whyte 6/30/2014

Parks & Recreation

The Wilton Parks and Recreation Department offers programs for children eighteen months of age through senior citizens. Most programs are self-sustaining, where a nominal participation fee is charged to offset the costs. Some programs are offered to the community at no charge.

Current Parks & Recreation
Position Name Term End
Member Mark Ketley 8/6/2013

Police Commission

The term of service is 2 years.

Police Commission
Position Name Term End
Member David Waters 2/17/2013

SWPRA

SWPRA
Position Name Term End
Member Richard Murphy 3/24/2012

Water Commission

Current Members of the Water Commission
Position Name Term End
Member Doug Walker 7/10/2012

Water Pollution Control Authority

The term of service is 5 years.

Current Members of the Water Pollution Control
Position Name Term End
Member Eric Fanwick 7/1/2014
Member Andy McNee 7/1/2013

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