Tanja Buzzi Moriarty has lived in Higganum section of Haddam for most all of her life. She is an alum of the H-K school system, Class of 1983. She and her husband Sean raised two children who also attended H-K schools.
A work-at-home desktop publisher when her kids were small, Tanja then became a successful grant writer. As a freelancer, she garnered over $100,000 in federal grants for H-K Youth and Family Services and currently averages over $120,000 annually for St. Vincent de Paul Middletown, a four-pronged mission including a soup kitchen, food pantry, community assistance and supportive housing program.
Tanja served the town on the Planning and Zoning Commission in 2001. She then ran and served as a second Selectwoman for two terms on the Board of Selectmen from 2003-2007. She continued in town politics though out the past decade and is currently on Haddam Democratic Town Committee.
Tanja seeks your vote for the Board of Assessment Appeals. Having had an array of second hand cars, especially when her kids were teen-drivers, she understands that the book value of a vehicle isn’t always the true value of someone’s actual vehicle. She will give fair consideration to townspeople who wish to appeal their tax assessment.