Rich Parenteau is the talent we need on the budget committee. As a long-time resident who raised children in North Yarmouth, Parenteau cares deeply for the town. Parenteau is a Certified Financial Planner and worked in the financial industry for over 35 years, holding leadership positions managing accounting staffs as a Plant and Corporate Controller.

Many towns would be willing to pay for the expertise Parenteau brings forward. Parenteau is fact-driven, using actual data to show the results of financial decisions. From TIFs to school budget impact to capital spending and bonding, Parenteau has a deep understanding of the effect of cost to the taxpayer.

No other candidate can match the depth of knowledge that Parenteau brings to the budget committee. His insight and financial guidance is exactly what North Yarmouth needs in these financially uncertain times.

Paul Whitmarsh
North Yarmouth