BURRILLVILLE – A parent active in various organizations both in and out of schools with experience in the insurance and financial services industry has declared her intent to run for a seat on the Burrillville Town Council.
Stacey Slekis, a Democrat, says she decided to run for the board in the upcoming election because she has a strong passion for the community.
Slekis, a 17-year resident of the town, has served as vice president of the Callahan Elementary School PTF, vice president of the Burrillville High School Band Boosters, and was an active member in fighting the power plant proposed by Invenergy.
The current treasurer of the Wilson Lake Association, Slekis notes she also has more than 25 years of experience in various leadership roles within the insurance and financial services industry.
“I love serving our community, and hope you will consider supporting me,” Slekis said.
An administrator for the 7,400-member Burrillville Town Page on Facebook, Slekis has also previously served as a Girl Scout troop leader and LOMA insurance instructor.
Slekis currently lives in Burrillville with her husband and two children, and notes that when she’s not working, she loves spending time with family, cooking, gardening, boating, and camping.
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