Derek Slap


Derek Slap



June 12, 2024

Sen. Slap, Rep. Haddad Release Statement on Governor Lamont Naming Martin Guay as Chair of the Board of Regents

HARTFORD, CT – Today, Chairs of the Higher Education and Employment Advancement Committee State Senator Derek Slap and State Representative Gregg Haddad release a statement on Governor Lamont naming Martin Guay as the Chair of the Board of Regents.

“As Chairs of the Higher Education and Employment Advancement Committee we look forward to working collaboratively with Mr. Guay to not only strengthen our CSCU system but also Connecticut’s economy. There is no denying that higher education is the largest economic engine in our state and Mr. Guay has a wealth of experience aligning education with ever-evolving workforce demands. We must also remember that the students who successfully graduate from our public institutions are the fuel of our economy and our future,” said Sen. Derek Slap and Rep. Gregg Haddad. “We are also grateful to JoAnn Ryan for her service to Connecticut, especially as we navigated the wide-ranging effects of the pandemic on our students and our institutions.”

To read more about the appointment, please click here.


Contact: Garnet McLaughlin
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