“As an RTM member, Jill asked questions to get at the facts underlying proposals, recommendations and problems which came before the RTM. During her tenure, the RTM dealt with major issues including Nathaniel Witherell’s Project Renew, the Board of Education’s MISA project and the Town’s leasing policy.” – Bob Brady, RTM member for 20 years through 2012, the last ten as its Educations Committee Chairman, and two years on the BET.
“From her high school job working at Carvel, through her college jobs and internships and even post-college, post law school jobs, Jill’s commitment to serving her community has been unmatched.” – Beverely Israely Continue Reading →
“Jill Oberlander is clearly committed to ensuring that all students – including the children at New Lebanon – have excellent learning opportunities. She is meeting with parents, educators and other community members to advocate for universal Pre-Kindergarten, effective support for low-income, minority, and special education students, reasonable testing practices, sufficient funding for school renovation and construction projects, and thoughtful assessment of teachers.” – Valerie Wayne of Old Greenwich Continue Reading →
Marilyn Quiles wanted out of the corporate world and do something that involved dogs. She became a certified groomer and invested six figures in a customized dog grooming van just in time for recession. She wound up succeeding beyond her wildest dreams, recession notwithstanding. Here is Marilyn story of Posh Spa Fur Dogs. Continue Reading →
“Do not underestimate the impact of having an effective advocate who can lobby for funds to be sent back to Greenwich. Jill researches issues, asks hard questions and collaborates on a bi-partisan basis.” – Elizabeth Krumeich Continue Reading →
The State has controlled the issue of liquor licenses since the repeal of Prohibition of 1933. Greenwich is allowed 24 liquor stores. With Kings getting the ok from P&Z to put a liquor store in the Old Greenwich supermarket, the total rises to 23, leaving just one remaining. Continue Reading →
“I urge voters to think about the mothers, daughters and sisters in their families and neighborhoods and ask who will best advocate for these women and girls in Hartford? The answer is Jill Oberlander.” – Mary Lee Kiernan, Greenwich BET, Vice Chair, and longtime advocate for women Continue Reading →