Representative Pat Boyd was first elected to the Connecticut House of Representatives on November 8, 2016. He is a lifelong resident of Eastern Connecticut. Boyd was born in Norwich and grew up in Moosup where he attended public schools. He graduated from Plainfield High School in 1999, earned a BA in History/Social Science at Eastern Connecticut State University and received an MAT with honors from Sacred Heart University. A lifelong educator, Boyd has also been an administrator in both public and private schools at various grade levels. He is currently Assistant Dean of Students, History/Government Teacher, Dorm Parent and baseball coach at the Pomfret School, an independent co-educational boarding prep school founded in 1894.
As a youth, Boyd attained the rank of Eagle Scout. The experience instilled in him the importance of community and public service. In addition to his legislative duties, Boyd is the Emergency Management deputy director and a volunteer firefighter with the Town of Pomfret. Boyd is a lieutenant and president of the Pomfret Volunteer Fire Department and an emergency medical responder with the KB Ambulance Corps. Previously, Boyd served on the Charter Revision Commission for the Town of Plainfield. He has membership in a number of civic organizations including the Windham County 4-H Foundation, Knights of Columbus Council #270, District Vice-Chair for the Connecticut Rivers Council of the Boy Scouts of America and is a member of the Board of Visitors of The Rectory School. Since 2006, he has been director of the June Norcross Webster Scout Reservation in Ashford, the largest youth summer camp in Connecticut.
Boyd is a strong believer in Connecticut’s Quiet Corner. The region has unique rural qualities and is a great place to live, work and play. He strives to be an independent voice for the residents of the 50th District, an area that is often overlooked by state leaders. Representative Boyd looks forward to the challenges ahead and invites you to contact him by email at: firstname.lastname@example.org.