East Hartford Board of Education Members
East Hartford, Connecticut 06118
United States of America
Re-Elected to Board: 2015
Term Expires: 2019
Marilyn Pet has been a resident of East Hartford for almost 20 years. She was elected to the East Hartford Board of Education in 2011. Marilyn and her husband run a real estate business – purchasing, renting, and selling condominiums to individuals in the Greater Hartford area. Marilyn assists her husband Donald in a World Peace Project. She is the mother of three and grandmother of seven.
Attaining a law degree in 1986 allowed Marilyn to represent children and parents in matters before the Superior and Probate Courts. She is involved in the community as a member of the East Hartford Democratic Town Committee and has been appointed to the Greater Hartford Transit District where she has served for over 10 years. Since 2002, Marilyn has been a member of the East Hartford Economic Development Commission and has chaired that organization from 2007 to 2011. She has also served on the East Hartford School Readiness Council for over fifteen years and is a Board member of Riverfront Recapture. Marilyn is an active watercolor and graphite artist, mostly of botanical subjects, so she is particularly interested in the Arts Program in the East Hartford Public Schools.