1. Name: Tim Oakes
2. Candidate for office: Board of Education
3. Place of residence: Berlin
4. Age: 43
5. Marital status: Married, two children
6. Education: Bachelors of Science in Management with a concentration in Entrepreneurship from UConn
7. Profession: Owner at Barule Technology Group, an IT Services Consulting Company ( www.barulegroup.com ).
8. Public service experience: Two terms (6 Years) on the Board of Education
9. What do you hope to achieve if elected? With what appears to be very difficult times ahead as it relates to funding Education, I plan to preserve as much as we can to continue to provide quality education services to the children of the Berlin Public Schools.
10. What sets you apart from the other candidates? My prior experience on the board will be able to provide an important perspective when working with the newly elected Board of Finance and redesigned Mayor and Town Council.
Email or call Tim Oakes at firstname.lastname@example.org or 860-516-1558.