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Bill Gerber

EMAIL: gerber_william@yahoo.com

  • RTM Representative since 2013

  • Former CFO in insurance industry 

  • MBA, Finance & MS, Accounting, NYU; CPA

  • Masters of Public Health, George Washington University

  • BA, East Asian Studies, Wesleyan University 

  • Volunteer & past board member, St. Baldrick's Foundation for pediatric cancer research

  • Married to Jessica (current Board of Education member)

  • 2 children educated in the Fairfield Public Schools

Key Issues:

  • Quality of life

  • Economic development

  • Smart, strategic allocation of resources

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Erin Lopez

EMAIL:  lopez.fairfieldrtm@gmail.com

  • RTM Representative since December 2016

  • Vice Chair, RTM Finance Committee

  • Member, Democratic Town Committee

  • Past PTA President and Executive Board member, North Stratfield School PTA

  • Girl Scout Troop Leader, 2011-2017

  • Volunteer – NSS and Fairfield Woods PTA programs, Chair NSS PTA Drama Committee, Cesar Batalla School community library, Brighter Lives for Kids

  • Past board member and president, MOMS Club of Fairfield South

  • BS in Newspaper Journalism and Political Science, Syracuse University, 1999

  • Married to Derek, with two children in Fairfield Public Schools

Key Issues:

  • High-quality public education

  • Long-term, strategic financial planning that maintains the high quality of life we enjoy in Fairfield while keeping the town affordable for all residents, especially young families and senior citizens

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Eric Newman

EMAIL:  ericnewmancpa@yahoo.com

  • Four Term RTM Representative (Legislative Body) since 2011

  • Chairman – RTM Finance Committee

  • Served as RTM Deputy Minority Leader

  • Served as Vice Chairman – RTM Special Legislative Management Committee

  • Served as Vice Chairman – RTM Finance Committee

  • Served on the RTM Senior and Disabled Tax Relief Committee

  • Treasurer for State and Local Special Purpose Entities and Not-For-Profits

  • Denise Dougiello Young Turk Award Recipient

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA)

  • Sacred Heart University – Jack Welch College of Business

  • New York University – Certificate in Investment Banking

  • Adelphi University - B.B.A. Accounting

  • Married to Amy, children are Jakob and Becca

The past eight years provided legislative and financial policy leadership that has contributed to our vibrant schools, libraries, and senior center. The town of Fairfield is a leader in investing in long-term public sector clean energy infrastructure and transformative technology. This next term, I will continue to collaborate on long-term strategic legislative policy and make responsible fiscal, environmental, social, and governance decisions for Fairfield.

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Cynthia Grabowski Perham

EMAIL: cindyperhamrtm2@gmail.com

  • RTM member since 2015

  • RTM Committees: Sr. Tax Relief; Secretary, Public Health & Safety, Vice Chair

  • Mortgage Banker/Reverse Mortgage Specialist

  • Lifelong Fairfield resident

  • Graduate of Andrew Warde High School

  • Sacred Heart University, MBA, International Finance

  • Bryant College, BS in Marketing & Business Communications

  • Kiwanis International, Lt. Governor

  • 30 Year Member Fairfield Kiwanis

  • 8th Grade Junior Achievement instructor for 24 yrs

  • Married to Keith Perham, Fairfield Police Officer

  • Daughter graduate of Fairfield Warde in 2015

  • Former Fairfield Housing Authority Committee Member

  • Former Girl Scout Leader

  • Key Issues: Senior issues, Education, Recreation and Open Space

As a lifelong resident of Fairfield, I sincerely want to help those who want to stay in Fairfield as long as they want through Senior Tax relief reform. I am the daughter of two amazing public servants, and I draw upon their teachings as I hope to be re-elected to represent my District again.