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Thomaston Democrats are strong supporters of our volunteer fire department. To that end, we endorse advocates for the department with demonstrated experience in the field. We are proud to present David Shypinka to serve on our Fire Commission.




Jerry Scully

Previous Offices Held/Community Involvement: Board of Selectmen and Fire Commission (2005-2009), Board of Fire Commissioners (2009 - Present)

Education: Charter Oak State College,  Bachelor Degree in Public Safety Administration

Personal: Keleigh (wife), Gregory (son) and Rachel (daughter)

Candidate Statement: I have dedicated my adult life to public safety. I am seeking my third term on the Fire commission as I believe I have an intimate knowledge of how the agency operates, it’s needs, and have the ability to guide the agency into the future as we continue to grow and evolve with the Fire service.