ACIR Membership

ACIR membership is established in accordance with Sec. 2-79a of the Connecticut General Statutes and this list is current as of 9/10/2021.

Chair:  J. Brendan Sharkey, Designee of Speaker of the House of Representatives

Vice Chair: Lyle Wray, Connecticut Councils of Governments

Sen. Steve Cassano, Designee of Senate President Pro Tempore

James O'Leary, Designee of Senate Minority Leader

Brian Greenleaf, Designee of the House Minority Leader

Kyle Abercrombie, Designee of Commissioner of Economic and Community Development

James Albis, Designee of Commissioner of Energy and Environmental Protection

Kathy Demsey, Designee of Commissioner of Education

Martin Heft, Designee of the Secretary of the Office of Policy & Management

Hon. Bob Valentine, Nominated by COST and appointed by the Governor

John Elsesser, Nominated by COST and appointed by the Governor

[Vacant], Nominated by CCM and appointed by the Governor

Hon. Marcia Leclerc, Nominated by CCM and appointed by the Governor

Hon. Neil O'Leary, Nominated by CCM and appointed by the Governor

Hon. Luke Bronin, Nominated by CCM and appointed by the Governor

Lon Seidman, Connecticut Association of Boards of Education

Maureen Brummett, CT Association of Public School Superintendents

Richard Hart, representative of organized labor

Greg Florio, Public Member, appointed by the Governor

John Filchak, Public Member, appointed by Senate President Pro Tempore

Samuel Gold, Public Member, appointed by Senate Minority Leader

Carl Amento, Public Member, appointed by Speaker of House of Representatives

Francis Pickering, Public Member, appointed by House Minority Leader

Ron Thomas, Connecticut Conference of Municipalities

Betsy Gara, Connecticut Council of Small Towns

  
Staff: Bruce Wittchen
Phone: (860) 418-6323