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just concluded her
service on the Groton Town Council
after being elected for five terms.
As Mayor, Heather established an Energy Efficiency Task Force to evaluate energy saving initiatives throughout the Town.
spearheaded a School Planning Task Force to address the issues of racial imbalanceand aging school infrastructure.
also worked tirelessly to expand Groton's economic base and grew the grand list resulting in a tax decrease for Groton families.
A native of Groton, Heather also previously served as the Chairman of the Council's Economic Development Committee and served on the Finance and Public Health Safety committees as well as the Utilities Expansion Steering Committee.
Professionally, Heather was a founding partner of a biotech manufacturer located in Windham County and worked as the Vice President of International Sales and Marketing for Hollister Inc. a Medical Device Company headquartered in Libertyville, IL.
is the recipient of the Medical Device Excellence Award (2000) and a Silver Award Winner for the Connecticut Women of Innovation Awards (2007).
holds Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Connecticut and resides in Groton with her husband Mark Somers, three children and three rescued pugs.
Stand with Tom and Heather