Patricia E. Pat Llodra, First Selectman Newtown, CT Republian Incumbent seeking Municipal re-election 2011 Patricia E. Llodra
90 Riverside Road
Sandy Hook, CT 06482
PatLlodra@aol.com

First Selectman Patricia E. Llodra

Office: First Selectman

Objectives: I currently hold the office of First Selectman. I have a strong interest in serving our community and feel that I can make a contribution through participation in town government.  I have had a long career as an educator and administrator, have gained excellent experience and skills as a member of the Council, and have gained a great deal of knowledge while working as First Selectman for the past two years.  I am analytical, prone to examine and evaluate practices and systems, am accustomed to working through complex issues, and have a proven record of success as a leader as well as a team player.

Professional Experience:
  • Director, Leadership Development and Executive Coaching, CAS and CSDE
  • Assistant Executive Director Connecticut Association of Schools
  • Interim Principal, Newtown High School 2004-2005
  • Principal, New Hartford High School, New Hartford, CT
  • Teacher, Mathematics and Computer science

Public Service:
  • First Selectman 2009 - present
  • Past Member, Newtown Board of Education 1976- 1982
  • Past Member, Newtown Legislative Council
  • Past Chairman, Education Subcommittee, Newtown Legislative Council
  • Past Chairman, Communications Subcommittee, Newtown Legislative Council

Personal:
  • Spouse Robert M. Llodra, parents of three grown children – Michael, Sharon and Beth. Seven grandchildren: Katharine, Julia, Olivia, Oscar, Owen, Jackson and Nicholas.

Achievements:
  • CT High School Principal of the Year 2001
  • CT Association of Schools Citation Award, 2000 and 2003
  • CAS Commendation Award, 1998
  • Apple Award for curriculum development and leadership, 1997
  • Elected to CT Academy of Education Leaders, 1996
  • Appointed to Principals Academy, 1995
  • Awarded Excellence in Education Award, 1986
  • PIMMS fellowship, 1985 and 1986
  • NSF grant award in Mathematics, 1982
  • Special award for contribution to development of girls soccer Newtown, 1984
  • Newtown Jaycees award for Outstanding Young Woman, 1976