Tom Butterworth, Town Council

Tom and his wife Libby and have lived in and loved New Canaan for over 30 years. He has served on the Town Council since 2017.   He is also Chairman of New Canaan Chamber Music and an active member of the Rotary Club.   He has directed and performed in The Gridiron Club Show and has been involved extensively with the Town Players of New Canaan.  Tom and Libby restored the oldest house in New Canaan.

For four years Tom has served as Town Council liaison to the Board of Education.  In that capacity he has attended several dozen BOE meetings and have come to know the leaders and policies that have caused our schools to be among the best in the nation.   He also serves on the Town Council Committees for Health & Human Services, Infrastructure & Utilities/Public Works, and Bylaws & Ordinances.  He drafted ordinances the Town Council adopted to deal with carry-out shopping bags and blight prevention.

In his “breadwinning” years Tom practiced law, served as a management consultant, and later worked as a financial planner.