FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 16, 2012
FORMER FITCHBURG MAYOR DAN MYLOTT ENDORSES GOLNIK FOR CONGRESS
Carlisle, MA—3rd Congressional District Candidate Jon Golnik is proud to announce that Former Fitchburg Mayor and long-time City Councilor Dan Mylott has endorsed his campaign. Mayor Mylott has been involved in the Fitchburg community his entire life serving on numerous boards and organizations including the School Committee and 14 years on the City Council prior to being elected Mayor in 2002. Mayor Mylott served in that position until 2008.
“I am supporting Jon Golnik for Congress because I believe he will succeed in bringing jobs to the area and will provide for a smaller government—which is what we desperately need,” Mayor Mylott said. “I look forward to assisting Jon with spreading his message through this campaign season.”
In addition to his service to Fitchburg, Mayor Mylott worked at Shack’s Clothing for 40 years.
“I am honored that Mayor Mylott has endorsed my campaign for Congress. Mayor Mylott knows both the challenges of elected office and the needs of small business,” Golnik said. “I will work hard with the Mayor to spread our message of fiscal responsibility and real job creation.”
Jon has previously been endorsed by Governor Paul Cellucci, Charlie Baker, US Senator Scott Brown and Gardner Mayor Mark Hawke. Mayor Mylott joins a growing list of Leadership Team members, listed below.
Golnik Leadership Team
Kendra J Dumont: Kendra has been a resident of Shirley and a successful small business owner for over fifteen years. She is the former Chair of the Shirley Republican Town Committee and was instrumental in organizing: and building the Town Committee by worthy efforts done by the committee to make Republicans visible all year as opposed not just election cycles. She has been involved in several races in Massachusetts to include Kevin Hayes for State Representative, Jeff Beatty for United States Senate, and Golnik for Congress in 2010s.
Kendra is very involved in her community including: 10th Annual “Operation Cookie Drops”; sending needed materials and morale items to our troops in Iraq and Afghanistan; Operation “Clean A Street”; organized a group to clean Front Street from the Train Station to the Ayer Town Line; Multiple collections for Loaves and Fishes; The Shirley Future Fund Scholarship program wherein Shirley High School Seniors are awarded scholarships to help defray higher education costs.
Pete Dulchinos: Peter has served asState Committeeman for 3rd Middlesex District since 2004 and is currently a member and former Chairman Chelmsford Republican Town Committee; Board of Directors of AMRC; member and former chairman Chelmsford Board of Health; member Statewide Advisory Council Dept. of Mental Health; Trustee Northern Essex Community College; Board of Director of Windhorse Integrative Mental Health; Corporator Lowell General Hospital. Now semi retired, Peter spent 20 years as a Patent Engineer/Intellectual Property Attorney for Raytheon Company in Waltham, MA and lives in Chelmsford, MA with his family.
Susan Smiley: Susan served as Registrar of Voters in Lancaster and is currently Chair of Lancaster Republican Town Committee. She worked with Kevin Hayes on his State Representative Bid and assisted Kurt Hayes in his bid for State Representative in 2010. Susan was a strong supporter and help to Scott Brown in his race for Senate and served on the Woman for Baker Steering Committee. Throughout 2009/2010, she afforded significant support to other candidates running for office, including Lew Evangelidis, Worcester County Sheriff, Jen Caissie, Governors Council, Richard Tisei, Lt Governor and the previous Fifth Congressional Republican candidate Tom Weaver. Susan's regional and district collaboration net our Republican candidates two very succcesful events, at her home, in June of 2010 and also October of 2011 with 100 people in attendance. In addition, Susan continues her work with Mike Hruby who leads the 495 Action Group and Jobs in Massachusetts and presented programs to his audience at monthly meetings. Susan currently serves as an Officer for the Womens Republican Club of Worcester County and is a PAC Ambassador to her military defense subcontractor employer in Lowell.
Sen. Mary Padula: Mary served 32 years as Town Clerk, Tax Collector and Treasurer in the Town of Lunenburg. She left after her election to the Massachusetts State Senate in 1983, representing the Second Worcester and Middlesex. Before leaving the Senate, she served as the Vice Chairman (the Ranking minority member) of the Senate Ways and Means Committee and served as the Senate Republican Whip under former Senate Minority Leader Dave Locke. She also was responsible in working to create that 1st State Budget in 1991 under Bill Weld that led to an across the board tax cut.
Mayor Mark Hawke: Mayor Mark Hawke began his term of office on January 7, 2008, at the age of 35.
Mayor Hawke attended Gardner public schools and graduated from Gardner High School in 1990 and went on to earn his Associates degree from Mount Wachusett Community College in 1993, Bachelors degree in Political Science from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst in 1995, and his Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from Anna Maria College in 2001.
Prior to his employment with the City, Mayor Hawke worked in the private sector as a Business Analyst for a wireless communications company, an Operations Manager for a transportation company and a Logistics Analyst for a waste management company.
The Honorable Bob Hargraves: Representative Hargraves served 16 years in the State Legislature and served as the second Ranking Republican member of the House Committee on Way & Means. Bob Hargraves has a long and distinguished history of public service. He served as Groton's Town Moderator for six years prior to serving on the Groton Board of Selectmen for 16 years. He also served as a member of Groton's Commission for the Handicapped for 18 years. In addition to these government positions, Bob was a member of Rotary International for 11 years, and he was privilieged to serve on the Nashoba Community Hospital Fundraising Committee for seven years.
Bryan McMahon: Bryan is a retired Lowell Police Detective and serves as Executive Secreatary to the New England Police Benevolent Association. Bryan served 33 years at the Lowell Police Department, just retiring last year. He now works as a police labor relations expert in Massachusetts. Bryan has long been active in his community in various capacities.
Beth Lindstrom: Beth lives in Groton and been active in state and national politics for much of her career. She was the Campaign Manager for Scott Brown’s amazing US Senate win and currently works in the private sector.
Al Dinuccio: Former Methuen Mayoral Candidate. Al has worked with the Methuen Police Department as an Intermittent Officer and an Auxiliary Officer. He is very involved with the community and has coached for several youth sports teams. Former owner of East Coast Cabinet in Lawrence, MA.
Ken Willette: Former Methuen Mayoral candidate. Ken served six years as Methuen City Councilor at Large and six years a Methuen School Committeeman.
Bob Shapiro: 2010 Republican Congressional Candidate and long time resident of Andover. He's a Math Teacher and has had several previous careers including Software Engineer, Pharmacist, and Manager for Merck.
Marc LaPlante: Lawrence City Councilor representing District F: South Lawrence and a portion of Mt. Vernon neighborhood.
Bill Ryan: Former Mayor and current City Councilor in Haverhill, MA. He is one of the most well respected and honored officials in the city.
Richard Fielding: Ricky is the Licensing Committee Chairman for Lawrence. Former President of 1505 Electrical Workers, Raytheon, Former Director Mass Bay Transit Authority and current Lawrence Housing Authority Member.
Ted Tripp: Retired Chemical Engineer with BS and MS degrees from MIT. Ted grew up in Falmouth and worked on Peter Torkildsen and Bill Hudak Congressional campaigns. He is the former Wilmington RTC, co-founder of the North Andover Taxpayers Association in 2002, and the Merrimack Valley Tea Party in 2010.