Richard Moccia

RICHARD A. MOCCIA, Mayor of the City of Norwalk, was elected in 2005, re-elected for a second term in 2007 and for a third term in 2009.

He has a long history of public service for the City of Norwalk having served as a member of the Common Council, Fire Commission, Fair Rent Commission, and Redistricting Committee.  He is a former Constable, City Sheriff and CT State Marshal.

Richard Moccia is currently a member of The Maritime Aquarium of Norwalk, Authority and Board of Trustees, Courage to Speak Foundation Advisory Board (drug prevention program); Connecticut Conference of Mayor’s (CCM) Land Use Subcommittee/Chairman; United States Conference of Mayors (USCM) Committees:  Transportation and Communications Standing Committee; Vice Chair of Tourism, Arts, Parks, Entertainment, and Sports Standing Committee; Water Quality Committee and Membership Recruitment Campaign/Connecticut Ambassador; Mayor’s Alliance for Green Schools (in partnership with US Green Building Council); The Tiny Miracles Foundation Advisory Board (supports premature babies, and families, in NICU’s at Norwalk Hospital and area hospitals); The Tri-Chair of the Fairfield County Campaign for the United Way of Coastal Fairfield County and CCM Board of Directors. He was a member of the Governor’s former Early Childhood Research and Policy Council.

He is also a member of the Norwalk Republican Town Committee; Norwalk Sons’ of Italy – Pietro Micca Lodge; American Legion; and Norwalk Exchange Club.

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS: 

MAY 2006- Norwalk Community College Distinguished Alumnus Award for Professional Service to his Community and College

JUNE 2006 – Norwalk Fair Rent Commission Award

AUGUST 2006 – Community Unity Day Award

JUNE 2007 – Service Educator Award

JULY 2007 – Asoven- CT Venezuelan Association of Support Award

SEPTEMBER 2008 – Liberation Programs, Inc for helping building a safe and strong community

SEPTEMBER 2008 – Norwalk High School Testa Field Award

OCTOBER 2008 – Sons of Italy in America Good Citizen Award

FEBRUARY 2009 – Norwalk Youth Football Award

JUNE 2010 – City Livability Outstanding Achievement for Small City Award

AUGUST 2010 – Malta House “Hope for Life” Award

EDUCATION BACKGROUND: 

AA Degree in Liberal Arts – Norwalk Community College
AA Degree in Paralegal Studies – Sacred Heart University
Degree in Business Administration – Marywood College

 

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