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BOARD OF FINANCE: 3 seats open, with 3 seats open for Democrat Endorsed Candidates under Minority Representation Charter Rules. MDTC has endorsed 3 (Jack Fidler, Karen Pakulis Paul, and William Guzman).

BOARD OF FINANCE ALTERNATE: 1 seat open, with 1 seat open for a Democrat Endorsed Candidate under Minority Representation Charter Rules. MDTC has endorsed 1 (Marcus Wilkinson).

Karen Pakulis Paul

Jack Fidler

William Guzman

Marcus Wilkinson

  • 4-years as a full member of the Board of Finance - offers a unique perspective on how the board operates and its significance in shaping financial policies and decisions.

  • Well respected by the Board of Selectmen and Board of Finance members

  • Doctorate of Physical Therapy

  • Married to Jordan, a special education teacher, and has a newborn daughter Ivy.

  •   1.5 years as an alternate on the BOF; due to frequent absences of full members, has had ample opportunity to engage fully in both dialog and voting on critical decisions. She has a deep understanding of taxes, mill rate, and tax levy.

  •   Professional roles: Financial Controller, Financial Analyst, Human Resource Manager, Facilitator/Trainer

  •   Member of Marlborough's Sustainable CT team, volunteer with daughter's activities

  •   Married to Mark, mother of 4, and 9 grandkids

  •  Professional roles: 15 years of dedicated experience in the field of finance. Currently Divisional Controller - overseeing accounting, budgeting, and analysis responsibilities

  •   Comprehensive understanding of financial management and strategic planning

  •   Strong commitment to managing our town's finances, making budgetary decisions, and ensuring fiscal responsibility

  •   Marlborough born and raised, and now raising a young family in town

  •  Professional roles: 35 years as a Business Attorney and MBA degreed with years of practical experience with financial statements and budgets.

  •   Critical skills include negotiation, conflict resolution and critical thinking as they apply to financial matters

  •   Able to communicate complex financial concepts in a clear and understandable way

  •   Qualified, committed, and ready to work hard on behalf of the community to achieve our collective goals

  •   Served on the Town Manager Search Committee

  •   26-year Marlborough resident where he and his wife Karen reside

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