John Bazzano - Executive Director

John Bazzano is a life long resident of the City of Hartford. He began his municipal career as Chief of Staff to Mayor Michael P. Peters. He worked for the City’s Treasurer’s office before deciding to run for Municipal office. John served on the City’s Court of Common Council from 2004-2007, serving as Majority Leader and City Council President. He completed his municipal employment as Hartford’s Town and City Clerk, serving in that position for 11 years. He retired after a 25-year career with the city of Hartford.

“Being able to serve the residents of the city of Hartford in various capacities was an honor and a privilege, and now being able to participate in the PAL program as its Executive Director, with assistance from The Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, is truly gratifying…” John has served on many Boards and Commissions in Hartford. He currently resides in Hartford’s Southend.