GRANBY REPUBLICAN TOWN COMMITTEE
Neighbors Working For and With Neighbors
Scott and his wife Joan have lived in Granby for over 27 years and have raised their five children in town. Scott has served as First Selectman, Selectman, and Member of the Board of Finance. He serves on the state Insurance and Risk Management Board and is employed as a Director of Risk Management in Springfield, Mass. Scott is completing another Master’s degree at Westfield State in Public Administration. He is seeking his 4th term as First Selectman and would appreciate your support.
Board of Selectmen
Edward E. Ohannessian
Ed and his family have proudly called Granby home since 1999. Ed immediately started to volunteer in town; coaching youth baseball and serving on the Board of Holcomb Farm. He is currently serving his third term on the Board of Selectman and has previously served on the Board of Education for eight years.
For the last 16 years I have served on the Board of Selectman, and prior to that I had served on the Board of Assessment Appeals and as Town Constable. I am a graduate of Granby Memorial High School and a Granby Native. Currently I work at Randstand Technologies in Windsor.
Board of Finance
Michael B. Guarco
Mike is a life long resident of Granby, and graduate of both the Granby school system and the Wharton business school at the University of Pennsylvania. He has an extensive local business background, and has served his town for many years, initially on Economic Development and subsequently on the Board of Finance. He also has spent time at the Capitol pressing legislators on mandate reforms that would help the towns in managing costs and property taxes.
Kelly grew up in Granby and returned with her husband to raise her two sons. She has been active in the community volunteering on several boards and committees including the Granby PTO, Rovers, Zoning Board of Appeals and currently serves on the Board of Finance and Junior Achievement of Southern New England Board of Directors. She has 30+ years experience in the Financial Services industry.
Kelly O. Rome
Board of Education
Mark and his family moved to Granby in 2009 and have been active in the community ever since. Mark is currently the Vice Chairman of the Board of Education and is completing his sixth year on the Board. His other community service includes: Friends of Holcomb Farm, CPPAC, and coaching Granby kids in baseball and basketball.
Rosemarie has proudly served as a member of the Board of Education for the Great Granby Public School District for the last decade. During her time on the Board, Rosemarie has chaired the Curriculum, Policy, Technology and Communications Subcommittee and served as the Secretary for the Board of Ed. Rosemarie lives in Granby with her husband, Christopher, and their three children; one a recent GMHS graduate and two who still attend Granby Public Schools.
David, his wife Colleen, and children have lived in Granby since 2005. David has worked as a teacher and a principal over his 25-year career. He has coached Little League, Bearcats Youth Football, and served on the Board of Resilience Grows Here, a Veterans advocacy and mental health group.
Board of Assessment Appeals
Lowell C. Johnson
Lowell (Whitey) Johnson settled in Granby in 1961. In 1965, Whitey was elected to the then Board of Tax Review and continues to serve on the now Board of Assessment and Appeals. His life in Granby includes coaching three sons in Little League, first Rovers Soccer Team, Friends of Holcomb Farm, Church, Salmon Brook Historical Society, and political involvement.
Planning and Zoning
Mark has lived in Granby with his wife and 2 children since 2000. He has been active in town as a past member of the Conservation Commission, Plan of Conservation and Development Committee, and is a past and current member of the Planning and Zoning Commission. His involvement includes activities at the Hampstead Hill Club as Secretary and past President.
Jonathan (Jon) and his wife Dana, along with their two children, have lived in Granby for over 50 years. Jon is a Civil Engineer with the State of CT. He has enjoyed raising his children here where he was raised. Jon has coached many different sports here in Granby. Planning and Zoning is a way for Jon to give back to his Community.
Jonathan T. Boardman
Brennan has served as an alternate for the Planning and Zoning Commission for the past year and has had the opportunity to participate in key decisions and learn the role of a Commissioner. As a Granby resident for the past 17 years, he and his wife Deb have raised their three children here. During this time he has built a strong understanding of the town and its community. He looks forward to increasing his participation in the town government as a full commission member.
Planning and Zoning Alternate
Paula H. Johnson
Paula and her husband Lowell moved to West Granby in 1961 where they raised their family and became involved in their children’s activities and enjoyed church and political opportunities. Paula is the Chair of Planning and Zoning, member of the Granby Land Trust board, President of the Granby Camera Club, and a Bright Spot Therapy Dog volunteer.
Zoning Board of Appeals
Ann has been a resident of Granby since 1979. She has served on the Board of Education the Inland Wetlands and Watercourses Commission and the Board of Zoning Appeals. Ann is a retired teacher with more than 45 years of experience. She currently teaches and performs improv comedy in the Hartford, New Haven and Boston areas.
Steve moved to Granby from Simsbury after graduating high school. He has worked at the Mitchell Auto Group for 34 years. Steve has been active as a coach and board member in youth and high school sports and has also served on Granby’s Conservation Commission. Steve currently lives in North Granby with his wife Sharon and their rescue boxer.
John E. Adams
John has been a resident of Granby since 1990. He and his wife Cindy have raised two children in town. John has served as First Selectman, Selectman, Chairman of the Charter Revision Commission and as Vice Chairman of CPPAC. He is active statewide serving on the Board of Material Innovation and Recycling Authority and the Board of Examiners of Environmental Professionals. John is a Senior Vice President at Tetra Tech. He is the Town Treasurer and is currently seeking his 4th term as Moderator.