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Representative Policy Board Members

Members of the Representaive Policy Board


Representative Biography

Ansonia Thomas P. Clifford III is the chairperson of the Regional Water Authority’s Representative Policy Board and former Mayor of the City of Ansonia. He is a director of the Naugatuck Valley Health District as well as The Watershed Fund.  Mr. Clifford is an adjunct faculty member, teaching business law, at Fairfield University.  He is the former Chairman of VRPA-MPO Regional Planning Organization.  He is affiliated with the Steering Committee of the Small Cities Council and National League of Cities.
Beacon Falls Peter Betkoski
Bethany Brian Eitzer is a Scientist with the Analytical Chemistry Department of the Connecticut Agriculture Experiment Station in New Haven. He is an expert in chromatography and mass spectrometry methodologies to study the fate of pesticides and contaminants in the environment. This includes published studies on the exposure of bees to pesticides and the determination of pesticides in produce. He is also a key scientist with the U.S. FDA Food Emergency Response Network (FERN).  Dr. Eitzer resides in Bethany with his family where he is a member of the town Conservation Commission.
Branford Mario Ricozzi has over 30 years of experience in the design, operation, maintenance and management of infrastructure and the customer experience for various municipalities and utilities including the Greater New Haven Water Pollution Control Authority, the City of Danbury, and the Village of Mamaroneck, New York.  Mario spent several years in private practice with the consulting engineering firm Greiner, Inc.  He has served on several Boards of Directors of professional and technical organizations including the American Society of Civil Engineers, Connecticut Water Works Association, and the Connecticut Society of Civil Engineers, among others.  He has been a volunteer in Branford, serving as the Branford Representative on the South Central Connecticut Regional Water Authority Representative Policy Board, as the chair of the Recycling and Solid Waste Commission and as a member or chair of various task committees related to improving the Town’s infrastructure.  Mario received his Bachelor of Civil Engineering degree from the Georgia Institute of Technology, is a Licensed Professional Engineer and is a Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers.
Cheshire Tim Slocum  graduated from the University of Connecticut in 1979 with a B.A. in Economics. He has lived, worked and volunteered in the Cheshire community his entire life. Mr. Slocum owns HFM Interiors, LLC, a window treatment business located in Cheshire. He served on the governing board of the non-profit Cheshire Land Trust from 1986 - 2015 serving as its president for many years. The Cheshire Land Trust has become one of Cheshire‘s largest owners of farm property. He was elected to the Cheshire Planning & Zoning Commission in 2003 and was elected to the Cheshire Town Council in 2007 serving three terms as its chairman. He currently serves the Cheshire Town Council as its budget chairman.
Derby Frank Pepe 
East Haven Michelle Verderame
Guilford Charles Havrda graduated from Sacred Heart University with a bachelor of science in psychology and went on to own and operate a printing business for 25 years.  Mr. Havrda is presently on the Board of Selectman for the Town of Guilford, chairman of the Board of Trustees for Guilford Savings Bank, and on the Board of Managers for the Soundview YMCA.
Hamden Stephen Mongillo is a biologist with product development experience in the medical and environmental fields. His initial contact with the Regional Water Authority staff was during the development of a new test method for coliform bacteria in water. That method is now an Environmental Protection Agency approved standard test method used by water utilities internationally. He has been appointed by several mayors to represent Hamden on the Representative Policy Board. During that time, he has served on the finance, land use, and consumer affairs committees. As chairman of the consumer affairs committee for six years, Mr. Mongillo focused on water quality issues and industry trends impacting consumers. He continues to serve on that committee which represents consumer interests in the entire district.
Killingworth Jamie Mowat-Young 
Madison Joseph Oslander graduated from the University of Connecticut with a Bachelor Of Arts in history.  He received a master’s degree in history as well as a sixth year Professional Diploma of Advanced Studies in administration and supervision from Southern Connecticut State University. Mr. Oslander was a social studies teacher at Sheridan Middle School in New Haven from 1962 to 1970.  He also enjoyed many roles over 28 years at Daniel Hand High School in Madison.  His positions included social studies teacher, department coordinator, assistant principal and principal. Mr. Oslander is a lifetime member of the North Madison Fire Company, the co- chair of the study committee for the Rockland Preserve, the chairman of Rockland Preserve Committee, a director of Madison Land Conservation Trust, and chairman of the Stewardship Committee.
Milford Benjamin Gettinger 
New Haven Naomi Campbell
North Branford Jack Krasko
North Haven Anthony P. Rescigno 
Orange Jasper J. Jaser (Jay) is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Prime Bank in Orange and is a former organizer and director. Mr. Jaser graduated from Fairfield University with a Bachelor Of Science degree in economics.  He is also a graduate of the Stonier Graduate School of Banking at Rutgers.
Prospect Robert E. Harvey Jr.
West Haven T. Gregory Malloy
Woodbridge Mark I. Levine graduated from Providence College in 1970.  He owned and operated Keystone Pet Center from 1973 to 1997.  He started Keystone Associates Inc., a commercial and residential estate liquidation company, in 1997.  Mr. Levine also has a real estate sales person license and is a member of the Coldwell Banker Orange office. Mr. Levine has been involved in many political campaigns including acting as campaign manager for Nan Birdwhistell, Ellen Scallettar, and others.  He was a third selectman in Bethany from 1981 to 1983 and the Democratic Town Chairman from 1980 to 1982.
Governer's Representative Vincent M. Marino is co-chair of Cohen and Wolf's Municipal Group and a. principal in the Litigation and Bankruptcy Groups. Mr. Marino is a member of the Greater Bridgeport, Connecticut American and New York Bar Associations, as well as the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association. He presently serves as town attorney for the Towns of Orange and Trumbull and is a member of the Connecticut Commission on Compensation of elected officials and judges. Mr. Marino serves on the board of directors of the Orange Chamber of Commerce and is a founding member of Saving Orange Residents in Need, a local charity serving his community
Executive Administrator Jennifer Slubowski worked for Cummings & Lockwood, LLC, where she was a legal assistant.  She assisted with the preparation of Powers of Attorney, Living Wills, and HealthCare documents.  She also assisted in the preparation of gift tax returns for filing with federal and state authorities. Jennifer has an extensive background in providing high level administrative support at various organizations.  Previous positions held were Legal Assistant/Corporate Paralegal, Executive Assistant and Real Estate Paralegal.


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