Wallingford Republican Town Committee

Ray Ross

Ray is a first time candidate for Board of Education. Ray is a 5th generation resident, a graduate of Lyman Hall class of 1958, and was awarded the Wallingford Education Foundation Distinguished Alumni Award.

Ray has served the community in a variety of positions, including:

  • Executive Director of Great Connecticut Jazz Festival

  • Director of the Center Street Cemetery Association

  • Member of the Wallingford Public Celebrations Committee

  • Member of the Wallingford Veterans Memorial Parade Committee

  • Sponsor of the Spanish Community of Wallingford (SCOW) music program

  • Volunteer at SCOW

  • Official town photographer, with over 6000 hours documenting events for schools and other town functions.

  • Vice-President of the Wallingford Historic Preservation Trust

As a board member, Ray will advocate for a strong arts curriculum, a culture of respect between parents, administrators, and teachers, updated school facilities, increased awareness and reporting of bullying, and effective uses of tax dollars.

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