Address: Judd Square, South Cherry Street
Occupation: Individual medical underwriter, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield
Education: B.A., liberal studies, Quinnipiac University.
Platform: the best possible education for each student; a safe and healthy environment in each school; cooperation between the board, school staff and parents; sound fiscal management; looking out for the best interests of students, challenging them and district personnel.
Misc.: Seeking 9th term; first elected in 1991; board secretary and former chair of various committees; member and board liaison for Vo-Ag Building Committee; board representative in last three teacher contract negotiations; married to Brian Ford; mother of three graduates of town schools.