Zoning Board of Appeals

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Duncan A. Keith

4 Year Term, 2015 - 2019

EMAIL: duncankeith01@gmail.com

  • 10 year incumbent on ZBA

  • 23 year Fairfield Resident

  • Treasurer ‘Fairfield Clean Energy Task Force’

  • Recreation Therapist – Cambridge Health and Rehabilitation, Fairfield

  • Graduate, University of California, Berkeley

  • Married with 2 children, Amanda and Duncan Jr. Both graduates of Fairfield Public School system and UCONN

The Zoning Board of Appeals provides flexibility for Fairfield Zoning Regulations. The board seeks to balance the wishes of individuals and companies to build and expand their properties, while maintaining the desired look and feel of Fairfield communities. I believe I play an effective role in this process.

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Jane Gitlin Nishball Alternate

4 Year Term, 2017 - 2021

EMAIL: jane@tiptoparchitecture.com
FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/JaneGitlinNishballZBA/?modal=admin_todo_tour


  • Architect, Jane Gitlin AIA, www.tiptoparchitecture.com

  • 30 years of professional practice

  • Published author of two books on architectural design (Taunton Press)


  • BFA, Massachusetts College of Art

  • MArch, Massachusetts Institute of Technology


  • Fairfield native married to a Fairfield native.

  • Two grown children.

  • Former River Lab volunteer.

Having grown up in Fairfield, I have observed the longterm impact of growth and development, both positive and negative, on the landscape and streetscape in Fairfield.  As a member of the ZBA, I will judge each variance application according to the regulations, and evaluate its implications to the site, the neighborhood, and our community.

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Sharon Strelzer

Four Year Term, 2017 - 2021

  • 25-year Fairfield resident.

  • Married with one child who attended and graduated from Fairfield public schools.

  • Justice of the Peace for Fairfield, 2017.

  • Run a successful travel consulting business, Travel Made Special, 8 years.

  • 25+ years experience as a travel industry expert and major brand ambassador.

  • Previously Sir Richard Branson’s publicist and Director of Industry and Public Affairs for Virgin Atlantic.

  • Executive Board Member at Hadassah, Past Co-Chair of its local Women In Business group.

  • Promotions Chairperson for the Fairfield County Assemblies Executive Board, 5 years.

  • Cum Laude graduate of Syracuse University; Leadership Certificate from Darden School of Business.

I wish to help serve and make Fairfield a better community through my dedication and passionate leadership for this town.