First Town Downtown Windsor CT

Windsor CT Main Street Program
Phone: 860-247-8982

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Jane M. Garibay, First Town Downtown Director

Jane M. Garibay, First Town Downtown Director
Jane Garibay has been a life-long resident of Windsor with a few years in Mexico and Vermont. She is the Representative for the 60th district in the Connecticut legislature, representing most of Windsor and all of Windsor Locks. She was the Executive Director of the Windsor Chamber of Commerce from 1999 - 2018. Jane’s more than 40 years of volunteerism include serving as Windsor Board of Education President from 2000 to 2005. Her recent volunteer activities include serving as President and co-founder of the Windsor Education Foundation, President of the Windsor Food and Fuel Bank and past President and Board member of Windsor Community Television and co-chair of Windsor’s Schools to Business Partnership. In 2011 she was elected to the Board of Directors of the New England Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives and served for two years. In 2014 Jane again joined the board as Treasurer and was elected President in November 2018. She is also a part of the Family-Community Partnership, member of the Nutmeg Senior Rides Advisory Council and chairs Project Santa providing holidays for more than 350 children each year.

Jane lives in Windsor with her husband Bernardo and niece Jennie, and a dachshund named Otto. They have three children: Jose, Andrew, and Cate and a grandson Faolan.

Sabrina Rivera, First Town Downtown Communications Specialist

Sabrina Rivera, First Town Downtown Communications Specialist
Sabrina has lived in Windsor for most of her life. As the Communications Specialist for First Town Downtown for the past year, Sabrina has produced marketing material that has helped to convey the organization’s mission and collaboration efforts with the community and small businesses. She has also introduced professional video content to the organization’s digital media presence. A recent graduate of the University of Hartford, Sabrina has earned her BA in Communication (Advertising & Public Relations, Media & Journalism) and was awarded the program’s 2019 Award for Excellence in the Undergraduate Study of Communication. Sabrina is continuing her education towards a Master’s in Communication while working as a Graduate Teaching Intern at the University of Hartford. Sabrina also currently serves as a board member on the Windsor Education Foundation.

Sabrina lives in Windsor with her family and Pomeranian puppy named Panda.

Mission Statement
The mission of First Town Downtown is to position and promote Windsor Center as a premier New England town center that protects and utilizes its proud heritage as the basis for developing vibrant recreational, economic and cultural activity.

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