Name: Nick Mercier, Republican endorsed by Republicans
Candidate for office: Board of Education
Marital status: Married for 10 years to Kati Mercier. Two children.
Education: Graduated Bachelor’s of Music Education from the Crane School of Music at SUNY Potsdam and a Masters of Pedagogy from the Hartt School of Music at the University of Hartford.
Profession: A music educator with over 12 years of classroom experience.
Public service experience: President of the Board of Education – current, former Vice-President of the Board of Education, Chaired the Policy Committee and the Finance and Facilities Committees of the Board of Education as well as the Ad Hoc Committee on Transportation, former Chair of the Board of Finance and Taxation for the City of New Britain.
In one sentence, what do you hope to achieve if elected? My goal is to continue working to make the New Britain public schools a welcoming place where students succeed and parents feel like they are a part of the school community.
In one sentence, what sets you apart from other candidates? I bring a unique background; I’m a parent with a background of public service and engagement who also is a trained educator.
Contact Nicholas Mercier by phone at 860-906-8582 or firstname.lastname@example.org.