Christopher Coutu

Christopher Coutu REPRepublican

Member of the Connecticut House of Representatives

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Christopher CoutuREPRepublican Member of the Connecticut House of Representatives
47
Years of Age
6
Years of Experience
CTResidence (state)

Christopher D. Coutu (born August 28, 1976) is an American Army National Guard officer, who also served as a three-term municipal and state elected leader. From 2006 to 2010, he served as the only elected Republican state or federal legislative official in southeastern Connecticut, representing the state's 47th House district. Coutu had declared his candidacy for the United States House of Representatives in May 2011. He was seeking to challenge third-term Congressman Joe Courtney, a Democrat, to represent Connecticut's 2nd congressional district. On May 10, 2012, he decided instead to run for the seat in Connecticut's 19th state Senate district being vacated by Edith Prague, a bid which was ultimately unsuccessful.

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Campaign Funding

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$139,427
Total Raised
$136,611
Total Spent
$2,816
Cash on Hand
Financial Data Source: Center for Responsive Politics
Education6 - 6 of 4
University of Hartford
MBA Business Administration
2003
Eastern Connecticut State University
BA Business Administration
2001
Three Rivers Community College
AS General
1999
Community College of Air Force
AS Avionics Systems/Training Management
1998
Past Positions1 - 10 of 10
Councilman
City of Norwich
2007 - 2008
Town Committee
City of Norwich
2002 - 2008
Representative
Financial Adviser
Tarklin Financial
2006 - 2008
Base Education Manager
Connecticut Air National Guard
2002 - 2006
Civilian Personnel Management Services
Department of Defense
2004 - 2006
Connecticut National Guard
1998 - Current
United States Air Force
1995 - 1998
Adjunct Professor
Finance, Three Rivers Community College
Experience
Commercial Fishing Operations
Other Experience1 - 18 of 18
Board of Directors
Young Men's Christian Association
2008
Member
Eastern Connecticut Chamber Leadership Course
2007 - 2008
Member
Chamber of Commerce Economic Development
2007 - 2008
Life Member
Disabled American Veterans
2007 - Current
Volunteer
Bully Busters
2007 - Current
Life Member
Veterans of Foreign Wars
2006 - Current
Member
American Legion Post 104
2006 - Current
Founder
AmericanWarrior
2005 - Current
Member
Taftville Knights of Columbus
1998 - Current
Former Volunteer Firefighter
Taftville Volunteer Fire Department
Member
American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association (AHEPA)
Member
Sacred Heart Church
Chairman
Administrative Planning for Economic Development
2007 - 2008
Member
Public Works
2007 - 2008
Member
Mohegan Park Advisory Committee
2007 - 2008
Member
Ethics Review Committee
2007
Member
Zoning Board of Appeals
2007
Member
Rehabilitation Committee
2003 - 2004