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city official , Personnel director

Blaise Michael Lamphier, American city official, personnel director. Harry S. Truman scholar United States Senate/Truman Foundation, 1983; Blaise Lamphier Day proclaimed By City of Meriden, 1983; named Young Public Administrator of Year State of Connecticut, American Society for Public Administration, 1995.

Background

Lamphier, Blaise Michael was born on January 29, 1963 in Meriden, Connecticut, United States. Son of Frank Alfred Junior and Anne Mary (DeMaria) Lamphier.

Education

Bachelor, Wesleyan University, 1986; Master of Business Administration, College of William and Mary, 1987.

Career

Legislation intern, General Assembly, Office Speaker of the House, Hartford, Connecticut, 1983-1984; state public relations officer, Americans for Hart, Storrs, Connecticut, 1984; operations manager, Station WMMW-AM, Meriden, 1987-1988; assistant to city manager/ombudsman, City of Meriden, 1988-1992; assistant to city manager/development assistant, City of Meriden, 1992-1995; assistant to city manager, personnel director, City of Meriden, since 1995. Municipal representative National League of Cities Conference, Boston, 1988, Atlanta, 1989, Houston, 1990, New Orleans, 1992, Minneapolis, 1994.

Achievements

  • Avocations: writing, film production, music, drama.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author: (screenplay) Yearning to Breathe Free, 1991, Diamond Dust, 1996. Released album Daze & Knights, 1992 with Checkmate. Professional actor: (theatre) Long Wharf Theatre, New Haven, 1995, TheatreWorks, Hartford, Connecticut, 1994, 95, 96.

      (films) I'm Not Rappaport, 1995.

Membership

Member Democratic Town Committee, Meriden, 1982-1984, Downtown Revitalization Advisory Committee, Meriden, 1989-1991. Board directors Theatre Newington on Stage, 1993-1995. Member International City Mgrs.

Association, Holy Family Retreat League (president Meriden chapter 1988-1995), Masons, Kiwanis (board directors 1990-1992).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: writing, film production, music, drama.

Connections

father:
Frank Alfred Lamphier Junior

mother:
Anne Mary (DeMaria) Lamphier