Paid for By Rob Smith for East Haddam. Joene Hendry, Treasurer. 

Approved by Rob Smith 

Paid for by Govert for East Haddam. Joene Hendry, Treasurer. 

Approved by Theresa Govert  

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About Rob

Dedicated to our Community

  • East Haddam Selectman 

  • Managed several hundred employees and an operating budget of over $5 million dollars as the Assistant Director Connecticut State Parks

  • Retired DEP Police Officer & Park Supervisor

  • Former Chief East Haddam Ambulance Association and Lyme Ambulance Association.

  • Three decades as a community leader and volunteer including as an EMT for the East Haddam and Lyme Ambulance Associations, a volunteer, Director and President of the East Haddam Land Trust; Chairman of the East Haddam Conservation Commission, a term on the East Haddam Planning and Zoning Commission and as a coach for youth baseball and soccer. 

  • Resident of East Haddam for 35 years and has grandchildren in our school system. 

  • Katchen Coley Award for Excellence in Land Conservation in 2016


About Theresa

Committed to Excellence 

  • Policy Analyst at the CT State Legislature - familiar with current policies, laws and funding sources for our town, businesses and schools

  • Co-chair Foliage Folk Festival to raise funds for East Haddam Park & Rec and to end the opioid epidemic

  • Recipient of the United States Peace Corps’ highest honor, the John F. Kennedy Service Award, East Haddam Volunteer of the Month, and CT Women’s Legal and Education Fund’s Future is Now Award

  • Has worked with people recovering from opioid addiction, survivors of sexual and domestic abuse and was a full-time caregiver for her elderly grandmother

  • Proud life-long town resident, Hale-Ray and UCONN graduate