IncumbentTony is a 64-year resident; he attended Immaculate High School, then Post Junior College. He was the General Manager and part owner of the Stony Hill Inn, a family owned and operated business of almost 60 years. His grandfather was one of the founding members of the Stony Hill Fire Department, where Tony has served as a volunteer for 45 years (EMT for 20 years); during his tenure he has held the position of Truck Engineer, Company President, Captain, Assistant Chief, and was Chief for 5 years. Additionally, he is a state-certified fire instructor.
He is a former Bethel Chamber of Commerce member, former Corporator for Newtown Savings Bank, served (appointed) on the Bethel Police Commission 1999-2001, and was a member of the Economic Outreach Committee. He has served as Chairperson of the Bethel Police Commission since 2019, and has been on the Police Commission since 2013. Tony and his wife have two children and several grandchildren.