I am running as a lifelong Democrat with 30 years of professional experience working in the Hampden County Probate office. For 18 years I have served as Deputy Assistant Register.
The Registry of Probate’s office is responsible as the official keeper of the records and the day to day operation of the county’s Probate & Family Court. The Family Court deals with issues such as adoptions, estates, divorce, guardianship, custody, child support, name changes and abuse preventions. With 30 years of professional experience working in the Probate office, I have performed as a Case Coordinator/Team leader, Administrative Assistant, and Sessions Clerk. In 2012, I was appointed MUPC Magistrate. My professional experiences also include Adjunct Instructor at Westfield University and certification as a Family Court Mediator.
I am running for this elected position because it requires much more than mere administrative capabilities. The Register of Probate requires active and flexible leadership to innovate essential improvements to the office throughout these challenging times; it requires a profound knowledge of the duties and responsibilities of the Probate office; it requires effective managerial competence to adjust to the changing technological processes and timely delivery of services during and after this pandemic. I believe I possess these qualifications in abundance to serve all Hampden County residents as their Register of Probate.
The current Hampden County Register of Probate is not running for re-election. It is an open seat. I have filed my papers with the Secretary of State to be placed on the ballot this fall and ask for your vote and support first in the Democratic primary. I have never run for elective office before but am now running to utilize my experience and skills to make the Hampden County Registry of Probate office a model for the state in these troubled times.
As Register of Probate, I will be passionately committed to the operation of the office. I will activate my knowledge of probate matters and common-sense approach to make the office user-friendly for all the diverse residents of Hampden County. As your Register of Probate, I will be visible and accessible to all residents of Hampden County.
I love Hampden County. It is my home and always has been. I was born in Springfield to Salvatore and Maureen Scibelli and grew up in Agawam with my brother Andrew Scibelli and my sister Marissa Scibelli Greider. I am the proud mother of two successful adult sons—Michael, a special education teacher, and Anthony, a mental health counselor. An active participant in the community, I have served as a member of the Agawam Democratic Town Committee, Make a Wish Foundation of Western Massachusetts, and President of St. Stanislaus School PTO in Chicopee. I have been an energetic cheerleader and driver for my son’s sporting events when they both played sports for Agawam. My father, Salvatore Scibelli, was honored as the “Democrat of the Year” for his remarkable service to the Democratic Party.
I am passionate about the Hampden County Probate Office. I love the job. With 30 years’ experience in the Probate office and 18 years as Deputy, I am uniquely qualified for this position. As your Hampden County Register of Probate, I will serve with integrity; I will lead with confidence; I will manage with professionalism. I will be ready to start on day one.
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I ASK FOR YOUR VOTE ON ELECTION DAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2020.