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4:34pm December 31, 2012

Sergio Rodriguez

Sergio_Rodriguez

Name: Sergio Rodriguez

Title: Alderman

Organization:  New Haven, Conneticut

What Makes This Person a Game Changer:  Sergio Rodriguez, a Tampa, Fla. native who is of Cuban ancestry, is a five- term alderman for the City of New Haven, Conn. Prior to this post, he served as the Substance Abuse Coordinator for the City of New Haven and held the position of Assistant Director of the city’s Fighting Back Initiative, a drug prevention program. In his tenure as alderman, he has served as the Deputy Majority leader and the Chairman of the Human Services Committee, Chair of the Finance Committee and President Pro-Tempore. He recently completed his second term as president of the Hispanic Elected Local Officials and now serves as its immediate past president as a board member for the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials. Sergio served two years as a Board member for the National League of Cities and currently serves as the Vice Chair of the Advisory Council for the National League of Cities. ‘Mr. Rodriguez is also an adoptive parent and was a licensed foster parent from 1996 to 2000. Over the years, he and his wife have provided a safe and nurturing home for nearly 50 foster children who were referred by his State Department of Children and Families department.



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E.R. Barnette
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Prior to joining Politic365, E.R. Barnette spent nine years with Procter & Gamble. Barnette has a rich, diverse background in sales analytics as well as merchandising & marketing of Fortune 500 brands. Barnette has a Bachelor of Arts from the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill in Communications/Media Production.




 
 

 
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