Democrats Elect New Chair and Officers For Town Committee

The New Britain Democratic Town Committee chose its officers for the next two years at an organizational meeting held at New Britain City Hall on March 3rd.


Bill Shortell, a regional director for the International Association of Machinists (IAM), was elected DTC Chair for the 2016-18 term succeeding John McNamara who stepped down after 11 terms.  (F Gerratana photo)

Bill Shortell from District 4 was elected Chairman.   Officers re-elected to new terms were Vice Chair and Ward 3 Ald. Shirley Black, Recording Secretary Ann Speyer and Treasurer John Valengavich.  Newcomer Chris Govola was elected to Assistant Treasurer.   The Corresponding Secretary position will be filled at a later meeting.



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1 Response to Democrats Elect New Chair and Officers For Town Committee

  1. Frank Self says:

    John, thank you for your many years of leading the Democratic Party in New Britain.

    Bill Shortell, thank you for taking on the chair of the Committee. All the best to you.

    Frank Self 27 Hillside Place, New Britain


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