To the editor:

I am writing to voice my full support for Liz Heyer as a Board of Finance candidate.

Liz is an experienced public official who serves for the right reasons: She wants what is best for Westport and all its residents. She has served on the BoE for almost four years, most recently as vice chair where she consistently demonstrates collaborative work and rational decision making.  

She currently is serving on the Long Lots School Building Committee, where she has been a level headed, rational voice for the Westport students and Westport overall. 

She always does her homework and is not afraid to ask tough questions. Her BoE experience and knowledge is critically important to our Board of Finance since over 60 percent of the town budget is education spending. This deep understanding of the drivers of Westport’s education budget, coupled with her business background and her ability to respectfully work with others makes her an ideal candidate. 

Liz grew up in Westport so her deep roots and relationships span many generations of Westporters — from the older population to the newer family with kids in the schools. She understands the balancing of priorities that is essential in our community. 

She serves with knowledge, integrity and respect, all of which are essential in a candidate and public servant. Westporters, please join me in voting for Liz Heyer for Board of Finance on Nov. 7.

Selectwoman Andrea Moore