DTC Recommends Howard Richman and Jeff Ramer as Candidates for DTC Chair

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Jeff Ramer (left) and Howard Richman (right) both seek to succeed Frank Farricker as leader of the Greenwich Democrat Town Committee.

The Search Committee of the Democratic Town Committee has completed its process and has recommended Howard Richman and Jeff Ramer as candidates for Chair of the DTC for the upcoming two year term.

The election will be held on the evening of Wednesday, March 23 in the Town Hall meeting room.

The RTC elected Stephen Walko their new chairman on March 9. He defeated Randall Smith and will succeed Jim Campbell, who chose not to seek another term.

Mr. Ramer and his wife Nancy, both attorneys, ran Ramer & Ramer, a law practice for 37 years. The couple’s two adult daughters attended Greenwich Public Schools.

Mr. Ramer, who graduated from Franklin & Marshall College and received his law degree from Fordham Law School, has been a member of the RTM District 5, on the BET since 2008, and a member of the budget committee since 2012. He has been a member of the Board of Ethics, serving for a time as both secretary and chair. He has been a member of Riverside, Eastern and GHS PTAs and has served as PTA president twice. Additionally, he has served on the Riverside Association’s Board of Governors, United Way Board of Directors, and the Greenwich Library Board of Trustees.

Mr. Richman spent 35 years in advertising sales and management positions for major magazine publishing companies, and currently owns a magazine advertising sales representative firm. Having moved to Greenwich in 1992, his two adult children were educated in Greenwich Public Schools.

Mr. Richman has served as the Greenwich Democratic Town Committee Treasurer since 2014 and is experienced in running for state and local office. He was the Democratic nominee for 36th District state Senate seat in 1994, nominee for 149th District state House seat 2010, and nominee for Town of Greenwich Tax Collector in 2015.

Additionally, Richman served on RTM District 5 (1994-1996) and District 9 (2006-2007). He is experienced in State Elections Enforcement Commission (SEEC) procedures in securing Citizens’ Election Program funds.

There will be a Candidate Forum on the evening of Wednesday, March 16, in the Town Hall meeting room.


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