One of the wonderful things about being a public servant at the local level is that, most often, leaders set aside partisan allegiances and come to the table to solve problems for the people and community they serve. Leaders are elected, however, through the political party system and you deserve to know what we stand for.
Party politics wasn’t controversial in Darien until 2016. Since then, many folks have asked me why, as woman and mother of four daughters, I remain a registered Republican. I’m grateful for the opportunity to reflect deeply on this question and share my thoughts with you here.