Terrie Wood has served as State Representative in Hartford from the 141st district (Darien and Norwalk) since being elected as a Republican in January 2009. Terrie is currently the ranking member on the Human Services Committee and a member of both the Finance and Regulations Review Committees. In 2013, Terrie served as Co-chair of the Mental Health Working Group of the Gun Violence and School Security Bill. As such, she was instrumental in crafting and implementing the mental health portion of that piece of legislation. Terrie also served as Co-chair of the MORE Commission Working Group on Special Education in 2013 – 2014.
Terrie is a past president of the Darien Land Trust, a founder and the first chairman of the Darien Environmental Group, a past trustee of both the Darien Library and The Community Fund, and a former two term member of the Darien Republican Town Committee. In addition, Terrie was chair of The Barbara Harrington Fund, an educational enrichment fund for teachers in the Darien school system, and an Advisory Member of Person to Person.
Terrie is a former commercial/voiceover actor in New York City, a portrait photographer, and a graduate of Rollins College with a degree in Art History. She is a 36 year resident of Darien.