Meet the Board

Tom Banisch

Tom Banisch, First Selectman


(R) 11/1/2019

Telephone: 203-245-5602    

Email address: banischt@madisonct.org

Liaison to the Following Boards / Committees / Commissions: Board of Finance, Council of Governments (COG), Connecticut Council of Municipalities (CCM), Investment Committee



Al Goldberg

Al Goldberg

(D) 11/1/2019

Al Goldberg has resided in Madison since 1975. He received a B.A. in psychology from The Johns Hopkins University and an M.B.A. in finance and the management of non-profit institutions from the University of Chicago. He is currently the Executive Director of a charitable foundation and served as the Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer of the Connecticut Hospital Association for more than 30 years. In the community, Goldberg served as a Board Officer of the Madison Visiting Nurse Association for 15 years and has been a Board Officer of the Madison Lakes Association for more than 20 years. He recently served as the President of Temple Beth Tikvah. He was a member of the Board of Finance for two years, and was elected to serve a term as Madison's First Selectmen His two children attended Madison Public Schools and he served as a coach on numerous Madison youth sports teams.

Liaison to the Following Boards / Committees / Commissions:
Police Commission, Retirement - Firemen’s Benefit Committee, Employee Retirement Board, Police Retirement Board, Check-Checker

Email address: goldberga@madisonct.org

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Bruce Wilson

(R) 11/1/2019

Liaison to the Following Boards / Committees / Commissions: Acting First Selectman, Capital Improvement Program Committee, Board of Education, Economic Development Commission, Beach & Recreation Commission, Capital Improvement Program Committee

Email address: wilsonb@madisonct.org

Scott Murphy

Scott Murphy

(D) 11/1/2019

Scott Murphy has been a resident of Madison since 2001. He received a B.A. in psychology from Connecticut College and is currently employed by Accenture for the past 25 years.  He was the Vice Chair of the Madison Park Development Commission for three years (Salt Meadow Park, formerly Griswold Airport), and was the Chairman of the Fields Advisory Committee.  Scott was a Deacon at North Madison Congregational Church for 3 years. He was also the President of Madison Little League for 8 years, and on the executive board for 11 years. Scott was a baseball, softball and soccer coach in town. He has three children, all attending Madison Public Schools, and his son is currently a student at Bentley University.

Liaison to the Following Boards / Committees / Commissions:
 Capital Improvement Program Committee, Youth & Family Services (FOMY, MADE) , Scranton Memorial Library Board, Ambulance Board of Directors, Check-Checker

Email address: murphysc@madisonct.org


Jean Ferris, Selectman

Jean Ferris

(R) 11/1/2019

Jean Ferris spent 30 years in commercial banking prior to retiring from Citizens Bank in 2008 as a Senior Vice President and Commercial Team Leader for Connecticut.  She then joined her husband Mark in his Financial Services practice and 5 years ago they both joined Madison Financial Planning as part of the Team.  In her role as a client services specialist Jean has also organized a wide array of activities, including client appreciation and educational events.

Jean is active in local community service organizations and has taken on various leadership roles. She is a member and Past President of The Rotary Club of Madison; Past President of Madison Chamber of Commerce; served on the Boards of Madison ABC and Friends of Madison Youth; and was a co-chair of the Town of Madison Charter Review Committee.

Passionate about animal rescue and adoption, both Jean and Mark are actively involved in Greyhound fostering and adoption.  Raised in Madison, she and Mark have lived here since 1983.

Liaison to the Following Boards / Committees / Commissions: Senior Services Commission
Planning & Zoning Commission