Name: Patrick O’Hara
Address: 282 Shelton Road
Running for: Town treasurer
Occupation: Farmer and owner of O’Hara’s Nurseries in Monroe.
Experience: Incumbent town treasurer, Board of Finance member 2017 to 2019, former chairman of the Planning & Zoning Commission 2010 to 2017, Town Council member 2006 to 2009, Board of Education member 2002 to 2006.
Education: Graduated from Masuk High School in 1982, earned a degree in photography from the University of Bridgeport in 1986.
Background: A lifelong resident of Monroe, helped found the Monroe Farmers’ Market, member of the Monroe Senior Center, 2011 Republican of the Year, chairman of Fire Services, former trustee of Monroe Congregational Church, former freshman football coach at Masuk, former Little League coach, was on the Monroe Youth Lacrosse League Board of Directors, donates flowers to Parks and Recreation and produce to the Monroe Food Pantry.
Family: Wife Donna and two grown children, Sean and Molly.
Contact: Voters can visit the Patrick O’Hara for Town Treasurer Facebook page to communicate with him.