Polly Gardow Rice, Simsbury,
Republican for Library Board of Trustees.
Economics/Finance - University of Hartford
Life and Casualty, Inc. - 15 years of Human Resources
Experience: Mechanization Strategies & Executive
Stephen E. Cadieux, LLC - 10 years of being Office Manager for CPA firm
Why are you seeking office?
I am seeking a position on the Library Board of Trustees in order to
support the services and programs the library offers - to maintain the
excellent library we have while keeping up with the technology of current times
and working within a responsible budget.
What experience do you bring to the table?
developed, maintained and monitored budgets throughout my career. I've
been on the board of the Friends of the Simsbury Library (8 months).
I've had a library card since I was young.
What do you feel is the
town's most pressing issue?
need to keep the town budget at a responsible level - town taxes are
What do you love most about town?
grew up in Simsbury and went through 13 years of public schools here. We
moved here 20 years ago because Simsbury is a beautiful place to live (with no
highways to bring a lot of traffic). Also, the town offers many
opportunities for activities for children (I have two, Will is a Sr. at SHS and
Liza is a Soph. also at SHS).
What do you like to do for fun?
my husband and I spend a lot of time watching our children at their team
sporting events. I also like to read, play tennis and spend time
How can residents keep up with
am on Facebook under "Polly Gardow Rice".