Linda R. Savitsky

Title: 
Deputy Treasurer
Organization: 
Office of the State Treasurer, State of Connecticut
Bio: 

Linda R. Savitsky was appointed to serve as Deputy Treasurer of the State of CT on March 1, 2019. Most recently she lead her consulting practice, which provided services to regional and local governments. She served as Interim CFO of several municipalities as part of her practice. Until her retirement in 2003, she was the Director of Municipal Finance Services for the State of Connecticut's Office of Policy and Management. From 1978 to 1992, she served as Director of Finance for the Connecticut municipalities of Groton, Cheshire, and Shelton.

Linda has a B.A. in Government from Clark University (MA) and has taken graduate courses at the University of Bridgeport and the University of New Haven. She attended the Inaugural Advanced Government Finance Institute at Georgetown University. From 1997‐98 she served as the President of the Government Finance Officers Association of the US and Canada a professional association with app. 20k members. In 1997, she received the Albert F. Young Award for Significant Contribution to the Government Finance Profession presented by the Connecticut Government Finance Officers Association.

She is currently the Chair of the GFOA Certification Council. She is a Corporator of the Boys' and Girls' Club of Lower Naugatuck Valley and Corporator of the Griffin Health Services Corporation.

She was a 10‐year member of the Board of Trustees of Clark University (2007‐2017), where she served as Secretary of the Corporation; chair of three committees and member of the Executive Committee. She was a Public Member (2005‐2017) and Acting Chair of the StateInsurance and Risk Management Board of the State of CT from 2013‐2017.

She served as the President of the CT Valley Girl Scouts Council and was co‐chair of the Realignment Council for the Girl Scouts of CT. She was a member of the CT Resources Recovery Board of Directors and served as Chair of the Finance Committee. She was the Chair of the Essex Retirement Board for 15 years. She served as a member of the Essex Zoning Commission.