Claudia Weber, Town Clerk

Claudia Weber is a lifelong New Canaan resident and has been New Canaan’s Town Clerk since 1998. She is a legacy of a family who was very active in politics and public office. Claudia’s resume details a lifetime of public and government service from Washington, D.C. to New Canaan.

Education

  • Attended New Canaan public schools
  • George Washington University, B.A. Political Science
  • Certified Municipal Clerk, International Institute of Municipal Clerks (IIMC)

Decades of Experience Serving New Canaan

  • Elected New Canaan Town Clerk – 24 years
  • Elected Republican Registrar of Voters – 3 years
  • Appointed Asst. Republican Registrar of Voters – 15 years
  • Appointed Asst. Clerk of the Probate Court, District of New Canaan – 8 years
  • Appointed Justice of the Peace since 2005 – 16 years
  • Notary Public – 24 years
  • Founder of New Canaan’s first, and one of Fairfield County’s oldest, animal rescue and welfare organizations, Strays & Others, Inc. – 35 years.
  • Recipient of Awards for service to community in Animal Rescue from Connecticut Magazine, Volunteer Center of SW Fairfield County, American Red Cross, The U.S. Postal Service and was the first recipient of Moffly Media’s “Best Friend to Animals” Light-A-Fire award

Service to the Republican Party on the National Level

  • Americans for an Effective Presidency, Washington, D.C.
  • Staff Member to U.S. Senator Paula Hawkins (R-FL)
  • Staff to U.S. Congressman Stewart McKinney (R-CT) Re-Election Campaign
  • Appointed Confidential Assistant to the U.S. Secretary of Commerce, the Honorable Malcolm Baldridge –Reagan/Bush Administration​

Experience with Election Regulations and Procedures

  • As a Chief Election Official, helped to administer 27 years of general and special elections, primaries, and referenda
  • Administered and supervised 24 years of the absentee ballot process and all referenda
  • Worked closely with the League of Women Voters, political candidates and local media on voter education
  • Was one of 14 people selected by the CT Secretary of State to be a Certified Trainer for the State’s first round of training and election education for Election Moderators
  • Certified Elections Moderator

Dedication to Service

  • As Town Clerk, provides exceptional customer service 24/7
  • Manages a friendly, courteous, compassionate and efficient office
  • Exhibits a solid reputation for impartiality, honesty, integrity and approachability

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