Greenwich Candidates

L. Scott Frantz

State Senator representing Greenwich, New Canaan and Stamford

State Senator L. Scott Frantz is in his fifth term in the General Assembly where he represents the 36th District and is Co-Chair of both the Finance and Commerce Committees, Vice-Chair of the Government, Elections and Administration Committee and a member of the Transportation and Legislative Management Committees.

Senator Frantz brings remarkable energy and talent as a business entrepreneur with a long history of service and commitment to his community. Following his election to the General Assembly, Senator Frantz stepped down from his post as Chairman of the Connecticut Development Authority, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Bradley International Airport, and as Chairman of the Connecticut Brownfields Redevelopment Authority. He continues to serve on the business advisory boards of AI Squared, Granite Ventures, and RSR Partners.

Senator Frantz has served on additional for-profit business boards for more than 20 years and also serves as a board member of several nonprofit organizations, including: Corporate Angel Network (Advisory); Connecticut Republican Finance Committee; Veteran’s Appreciation Council; Greenwich Country Day School; and Arch Street, the Greenwich Teen Center. He has received nearly twenty community awards to date.

Senator Frantz lives in Riverside with his wife and their four children.

Connect with Scott: www.frantzforstatesenate.com

Mike Bocchino

State Representative serving the 150th General Assembly district of Greenwich

Mike was reelected to a second term in November, 2016 as CT State Representative for the 150th district, proudly serving Greenwich. He serves as the Ranking Member of the Labor and Public Employees Committee, and also sits on the Housing, and Energy and Technology Committees.

A lifetime resident of Greenwich, Mike is a graduate of the Greenwich public schools system and continued with his education at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, CT, graduating with a degree in Business Administration.

Mike has a reputation for being involved in his community. He was President of the PTA for the New Lebanon School for 3 years, is a founding member of the Greenwich Preservation Trust, and currently is a member of the Junior League of Greenwich Community Advisory Board. In addition, Mike spent 11 years as the Byram Neighborhood Association president.

Connect with Mike: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

Fred Camillo

State Representative serving the 151st General Assembly district of Greenwich

State Rep. Fred Camillo proudly represents the 151st district of Greenwich. He was re-elected to his 5th term in November, 2016. Fred serves as a member of the Commerce, Executive and Legislative Nominations, and Higher Education and Employee Advancement Committees. He was also reappointed Assistant Republican Leader by House Republican Leader Themis Klarides.

Completing his fifth term in the State General Assembly, Fred has worked relentlessly to bring about effective change in Connecticut. In past sessions, Fred introduced and gained passage of the Distracted Driving Law, Volunteer Protection and Indemnification Act, which gives CT the strongest volunteer protection law in the country as well as wrote and introduced a bill that now enables fire police patrolmen to issue traffic violations at traffic, fire, and or flood scenes. Fred’s experience as a small business owner, high school teacher, baseball coach, and mortgage banker has provided him with the knowledge of where government works for people and where it fails them. His continued active involvement in our community provides him with the insight and experience necessary to legislate in the best interest of the 151st District.

Connect with Fred: Campaign facebook: https://www.facebook.com/reelectfredcamillo/

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Livvy Floren

State Representative serving the 149th General Assembly district of Greenwich and Stamford

State Rep. Livvy Floren proudly represents the 149th District of Greenwich and Stamford. She was re-elected to her 9th term in November 2016, and serves as Ranking Member on the Bonding sub-committee, and as a member of the Finance, Revenue, and Bondingand the Insurance and Real Estate committees. She was also reappointed Assistant Republican Leader by House Republican Leader Themis Klarides.

Representative Floren serves with a variety of community organizations and has been active in local government and politics for many years. She understands the special needs and challenges facing the 149th District and is committed to dealing with them.

Representative Floren is a former member of the Greenwich Board of Estimate and Taxation. She also served two terms as a member of the Greenwich Representative Town Meeting.

In 2015, Rep. Floren was honored with the David N. Theis Outstanding Service to the Community Award for her work on behalf of the people of the 149th district and surrounding communities.

A Greenwich resident for 44 years, she has been married to Doug Floren for 49 years. The Florens have four children: Jenny, Melissa, David and Clay, seven grandchildren – Greta, Dean, Bella, Anna, RJ, Lina and Magda.

Connect with Livvy: oliviafloren.com

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Fred DeCaro

Fred is a fourth-generation resident of North Mianus. He served as an RTM Member from 1995 until 2007. During his tenure he held leadership positions as Chairman of the Budget Overview Committee, and Secretary of District 12.

Fred was first elected as Registrar of Voters in 2008. Since taking office, Fred has modernized most aspects of the office, offering real-time turnout data online through the use of electronic pollbooks. interactive demographic data analysis of registered voters, and an easy-to-use online voter registration lookup tool. Most importantly, he has set a high standard for customer service both at the polling place and in the Registrar’s office.

Fred is married to Meg DeCaro, and has two daughters, Amy (10 and Mary (8), who attend Greenwich Catholic School.

fdecaro@greenwichct.org

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David Hopper

Mr. Hopper is an attorney where he practices Real Estate; Probate; Estate Planning; Wills; Trusts and Estates. He attended University of Richmond (B.A., 1987) and the Quinnipiac University School of Law (f/k/a the University of Bridgeport School of Law) (J.D., 1990).

He has served as the Judge of Probate for the District of Greenwich and a member of the Connecticut Probate Assembly since 2002. He served a member of the Executive Committee of Connecticut Probate Assembly from 2008-2011.

Mr. Hopper has been active in the community having served on the boards of Transportation Association, the Greenwich Old Timers Association and the Greenwich Board of Health. He has also been involved in the Greenwich Republican Town Committee and the Republican Round Table of Greenwich.

Mr. Hopper was born and raised in Greenwich where he currently lives with his family.