Mayor Richard A. Moccia
Mayor Richard A. Moccia
Richard A. Moccia, Mayor of the City of Norwalk, was elected in 2005, re-elected for a second term in 2007, third term in 2009 and fourth term in 2011.
He has a long history of public service for the City of Norwalk having served as a member of the Common Council, Fire Commission, Fair Rent Commission, and Redistricting Committee. He is a former Constable, City Sheriff and CT State Marshal.
Richard Moccia is currently a member of The Maritime Aquarium of Norwalk, Authority & Board of Trustees, Courage to Speak Foundation Advisory Board (drug prevention program); Connecticut Conference of Mayor’s (CCM) Land Use Subcommittee/Chairman; United States Conference of Mayors (USCM) Committees: Transportation and Communications Standing Committee; Vice Chair of Tourism, Arts, Parks, Entertainment and Sports Standing Committee; Water Quality Committee and Membership Recruitment Campaign/Connecticut Ambassador; Mayor’s Alliance for Green Schools (in partnership with US Green Building Council); The Tiny Miracles Foundation Advisory Board (supports premature babies, and families, in NICU’s at Norwalk Hospital and area hospitals); and Tri-Chair of the Fairfield County Campaign for the United Way of Coastal Fairfield County and CCM Board of Directors. He was a member of the Governor’s former Early Childhood Research and Policy Council.
He is also a member of the Norwalk Republican Town Committee; Norwalk Sons’ of Italy - Pietro Micca Lodge; American Legion; and Norwalk Exchange Club.
Outstanding Achievement Awards:
May 2006 - Norwalk Community College Distinguished Alumnus Award
for Professional Service to his Community and College
June 2006 – Norwalk Fair Rent Commission Award
June 2006 – August 2011 - Chairman of the Land Use Subcommittee –
Connecticut Conference of Municipalities (CCM)
August 2006 – Community Unity Day Award
June 2007 – Service Educator Award
July 2007 - Asoven- CT Venezuelan Association of Support Award
September 2008 – Liberation Programs, Inc for help building a safe and
September 2008 – Norwalk High School Testa Field Award
October 2008 – Sons of Italy in America Good Citizen Award
February 2009 – Norwalk Youth Football Award
June 2010 – City Livability Outstanding Achievement for Small City
August 2010 – Malta House “Hope for Life” Award
December 2010-2011 Norwalk Mentor Program – Certificate of Appreciation
April 2011 – American Heart Association Outstanding, Appreciation, Dedication
and Support Certificate
August 2011 – Present -Chairman of the Transportation and Infrastructure
Subcommittee Connecticut Conference of
August 2011 – Present -Slant of Light Theatre Advisory Board
September 2011- Office of the State Comptroller – Official Citation Recognition
May 2012 – Norwalk Senior Center Honorary Lifetime Membership Certificate of
July 2012 – The National Assessment Governing Board and Measured Progress
AA Degree in Liberal Arts - Norwalk Community College
AA Degree in Paralegal Studies – Sacred Heart University
Degree in Business Administration - Marywood College