Letter: Unaffiliated voters for Vicki Tesoro

To the Editor:
Beyond a doubt, Vicki Tesoro is the most qualified person to run for first selectman in years. As a seasoned representative of the Town Council, Vicki exemplifies honesty, fairness, and thoughtfulness. Vicki will use those qualities to create an atmosphere of civility and community.
Over these past weeks, the public and I have had the opportunity to observe and evaluate the perspectives and agendas of the two candidates in the upcoming election. Vicki’s honest, pragmatic, and hopeful insight into our community’s problems and needs, and her willingness to examine the issues and listen closely to the public’s questions and concerns, sets her apart from her opponents’ techniques and talk, and so I am writing today to express my support for Vicki’s campaign and my intention both to vote for her in the upcoming election and to spread the word to others of the value of her policies and abilities.
I have known Vicki for over 20 years, we have both lived in Trumbull together, our daughters went to the same schools, and she has been a trusting and supportive friend for all of these years. I have watched her serve as chair of many different organizations, sat on many boards, and she has invested countless hours to improve the quality of programs/services for our citizens. It was through these experiences that I acquired utmost respect and admiration for her generosity, intelligence and dedication to the town of Trumbull. I can say matter-of-factly that most people who have had the pleasure of working with Vicki can attest to the fact that she has the best interests of the town of Trumbull at heart. Vicki can bring the community together and work as a team to make Trumbull a better town to live in. I encourage all unaffiliated voters to take a close look at Vicki Tesoro.
Jonathan and Cathy Howard