Mary Shaw
Town Clerk

As a result of her extensive experience working closely with all Orange municipal offices, Mary is uniquely qualified to serve as Town Clerk.

Mary is an enthusiastic and well-organized professional offering valuable customer service and administrative support experience in both corporate and municipal settings.  Dedicated independent worker able to handle multiple tasks with solid time management.  A positive team player with exceptional interpersonal skills.

"As a candidate for the position of Town Clerk, my previous role as Administrative Assistant to the First Selectman for seven years provided valuable on hands on experience working closely with all municipal offices within the Town of Orange.

As the current Administrative Assistant to the Superintendent, I have the unique opportunity to support the Orange Board of Education, the leadership team, teachers, staff and families of our outstanding school system.  Both positions have allowed me to exercise my strong interpersonal skills. 

My dedication and passion for our community is evident with my involvement on several boards, committees and town events throughout the years.  Amity Middle School, Race Brook and Mary L. Tracy PTAs, ACS Relay for Life, Amity Girls Lacrosse Association, Town of Orange Holiday Festival and Veteran Day Ceremony to name a few. The Town Clerk position is all about providing knowledgeable customer service in a welcoming, approachable and transparent environment.  

If given the opportunity I am committed to do my very best as the keeper of accurate records while complying with local and state regulations. I will provide election oversight and maintain a general overall informational epicenter for the Town."

  • B. S. Industrial Technology, CCSU
  • M. S. Counseling in Higher Education, SCSU
  • Administrative Assistant to the First Selectman
    Town of Orange 2012-2019
  • Administrative Assistant to the Superintendent 2019 – present
    Orange Board of Education
  • New America Marketing – Director Pre-Press Operations   1999-2012



Paid for by Orange Republican Town Committee, Dan Brigham, Treasurer