Colin Bennett, the 2010 Green Party
candidate for State Senate in the 33rd District, is running on a platform of environmental
protection, education, and election reform. If elected Colin promises to do his best to
ensure that every person in the 33rd District has a voice, not every corporation or special interest group.
Colin has run previously for State Senate,
as well as for Board of Education in Westbrook. He served as clean energy organizer for Clean
Water Action 2006-2008 and assistant district manager for the Climate Project. He is now a graduate student in
Women's Studies at Southern Connecticut State University.
Colin's community service includes the following: member of the Westbrook Forest Commission,
Marine Science Technician in the U.S. Coast Guard Reserve, founder and president of the
Great Land Conservation Trust, Inc., outreach coordinator for the Environmental Futurists at Southern
Connecticut State University, volunteer with the Westbrook Fire Department, teacher
at Saint Mary's School in New London, and advisor for the Saint Bernard High School
Environmental Club in Uncasville. Colin has a degree in Environmental Education from SCSU and
has received training from many environmental groups
including the Student Environmental Action Coalition, the Sierra Student Coalition, and The
Climate Campaign. He also served as a Justice of the Peace in Westbrook.