For the avoidance of any doubt, this THIS IS NOT AN OFFICIAL TOWN WEBSITE. The website does not reflect that opinions of any other RTM member.
The RTM Report is a website and blog created by Christine Meiers Schatz, an RTM representative for district 2. The posts here are significantly shorter than the RTM Meeting minutes, which capture verbatim everything that occurs at the meetings, but provide additional information and subjective color compared to typical local news coverage. Other RTM members may write guest posts or make substantive comments to posts, and these posts or comments also represent their author's view alone.
Hopefully the information here will help others get more involved in town issues. One of Westport's greatest, untapped assets is its smart and talented residents, and we need your creative ideas and input more than ever. Together, we can help Westport navigate successfully through the unique challenges it will face in the coming years.
Christine Meiers Schatz was elected to the RTM in November 2017 and lives in Westport with her husband and four young children. She graduated magna cum laude from Harvard, where she captained the water polo team and played the viola and trombone in musical groups. She went on to earn her law degree at the University of Virginia, pass the bar in New York and California, and work as a corporate litigator at the New York City office of Shearman & Sterling LLC for over seven years. During this time, Christine also completed an international pro bono secondment where she worked as a prosecutor for the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda.
Currently, aside from taking care of her young family, Christine is: