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Alan Ponanski

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Alan Ponanski

Chair, Rules Committee
CT River Gateway Commission

Alan N. Ponanski chairs the Rules Committee of the Connecticut River Gateway Commission. During a 30-year career as a Connecticut assistant attorney general, he served as chief litigator/counsel for the CTDOT Rail Division; the CT Real Estate Commission; the CT Dept. Housing and State Historic Preservation Office. He retired in 2022.

Alan is a director of East Haddam Land Trust; and member of the East Haddam Conservation Commission. He has served for 20 years as moderator of historic First Church of Christ, Congregational of East Haddam. When not in his hiking boots, Alan enjoys community gardening; Tanglewood BSO; beekeeping; Maine bass fishing and ocean beaches with his beloved Golden Retriever rescues.

Alan holds a BA in history from Boston College; an MA in government from The College of William & Mary; an MBA from Western New England College, and a JD from the University of Connecticut School Of Law. He is admitted to the U.S. Supreme Court bar.