Paul R. Szatkowski - Selectman
Incumbent: Endorsed by the Independent Party
Selectman Paul Szatkowski and his wife, Diana, are 43-year residents of Bethel. They are the parents of three children namely: Paul, Susan and Michelle; all of whom graduated from Bethel schools. Both Paul and Diana are active members of St. Mary’s Parish.
Paul has an undergraduate science degree from Ferris State University. He is a retired executive from the biomedical industry in which he has management experience in the areas of business development, product development, and marketing. Within the scientific community, Paul has been acknowledged as a “Fellow” by the American Institute of Chemists.
Serving as Selectman, Paul Szatkowski has been a member of the Board of Selectmen for the past 14 years.
He previously served the Town as the alternate member of the Housatonic Resource Recovery Authority and Housatonic Valley Council of Elected Officials. Paul was a member of the Permanent Building Committee, Chairman of the Ad-Hoc Bethel Middle School Building Committee, and Vice-Chairman of the Ad-Hoc Berry School Building and the Ad-Hoc Bethel High School Building Committees, and a member of a Charter Revision Commission. Paul formerly served as Vice Chairman of the Bethel Republican Town Committee.