Lezlye Zupkus proudly represents the 89th General Assembly District covering Prospect, Cheshire, and Bethany. She was re-elected to her third two-year term in November 2016. Zupkus serves as Ranking Member on the Committee on Children and also serves on the legislature’s committee on Public Safety.
Zupkus also is part of the House Republican Leadership team serving the Caucus as the Deputy House Republican Caucus Chairman.
A Prospect resident, Zupkus is a graduate of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Florida. Her professional experience includes work in both the private and nonprofit sectors, and her numerous volunteer activities include serving on the Board of Directors of Holy Cross High School.
In 2014, Zupkus was honored as a “Community Champion” by MADD for her legislative work on drunken driving-related issues.
Zupkus is employed as state director of Best Buddies Connecticut. She previously worked as director of development and volunteer services for Special Olympics Connecticut.
A former member of the Prospect Planning and Zoning Commission, Zupkus currently serves as a member of the Prospect Republican Town Committee.
Zupkus and her husband Greg are parents to two children.