Candidate Profile: Anthony Agnessanto

Candidate Name: Anthony Agnessanto

Political Party: Democrat

Running For: Town Council

Education Background: B.S. Math Secondary Education, Western Connecticut State University; M.Ed. Read More

Candidate Profile: Dominic Smeraglino III

Name: Dominic Smeraglino III

Political Party: Republican

Running for: Planning and Zoning Commission alternate

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Candidate Profile: Jessica Katuska

Name: Jessica Katuska

Political Party: Democrat

Running For: Town Council

Education: BA in Economics

Work Experience: Insurance Analyst

Political Experience: Board of Education (2 year term)

Family: Married with two daughters in the Monroe schools

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Candidate Profile: Michael Manjos

Name: Michael Manjos

Political Party: Republican

Running for: Board of Finance

Education: BS accounting Fairfield University

Work experience: Global Head of Trading for WatchBox

Political experience: Incumbent chairman of the Board of Finance, chairman of the Pension Committee, former vice chairman of the Planning and Zoning Commission, former vice chairman of the Economic Development Commission. Read More

Candidate Profile: Jason Maur

Name: Jason Maur

Political Party: Democrat

Running For: Town Council

Education Background: Masuk Alum; BA from Johns Hopkins (Political Science/Psychology); Juris Doctorate from Quinnipiac University School of Law

Work Experience: General Legal Counsel for a Solar Energy Company in Connecticut

Political Experience: Student Representative to Monroe Board of Education; Vice-Chair Commission on Aging (6+ years); Town Council (4 years)

Family: Married with two children on the way

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Candidate Profile: Justin Orlando

Name: Justin Orlando

Political Party: Republican

Running for: Board of Education

Education: Went through Monroe public schools K-12 and graduated from UCONN with a BS in Marketing

Work experience: Twenty-two years of corporate work experience ranging from sales and marketing to trade management. Read More

Candidate Profile: Jonathan Formichella

Name: Jonathan Formichella

Political Party: Republican

Running for: Town Council

Occupation: Attorney

Education: A graduate of the Quinnipiac University School of Law, The College of the Holy Cross and Fairfield College Preparatory School. Read More

Candidate Profile: Jeffrey Fulchino

Name: Jeffrey Fulchino

Political Party: Republican

Running for: Board of Education

Political experience: Incumbent candidate for the Board of Education, serves on the Curriculum Council, previously served on the Conservation Commission

Education: BA from The University of Connecticut

Work experience: Realtor

Family: A town resident since 2008, married to wife, Kerry, with three children, who all attend Monroe schools: Connor, 13, Clare, 10, and Catherine, 8. Read More

Candidate Profile: Nicole Lupo

Name: Nicole Lupo

Political Party: Republican

Running for: Planning and Zoning Commission alternate

Education: Masuk High School, a Bachelor’s degree in family studies from the University of Connecticut,a Masters in social work from Southern Connecticut State University

Work experience: Currently working as Licensed Clinical Social Worker for a local health insurance company

Political experience: Incumbent Planning and Zoning Commission alternate, former commissioner for Monroe Economic Development, four-year-board-member of the Stepney PTO, AYSO board member from 2017-2021. Read More

Candidate Profile: Enid Lipeles

Name: Enid Lipeles

Political Party: Republican

Running for: Town Council

Education: B.A. from Hunter College, majored in chemistry with a minor in physics and mathematics; M.S. Read More