Norfolk First Selectman Susan Dyer

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Norfolk First Selectman Susan Dyer was first elected to the office more than 15 years ago. Dyer grew up in Missouri and moved to Norfolk after she graduated from college. Dyer said she has had to face tough issues during her years serving as First Selectman. Photo by Jan Brassem

NORFOLK — With more than 15 years as Norfolk’s first selectman, Susan Dyer has faced important challenges dealing with the town government’s relationship with residents, state legislature and the state’s powerful Office of Policy and Management.

Dyer was born and raised in Missouri and moved to Norfolk after she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in education from Missouri State University.

“When I arrived in Norfolk I immediately took an interest in the town’s schools, and I soon became president of the Board of Education,” Dyer said.

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