Meet the candidates for mayor of Cumberland

Meet the candidates for mayor of Cumberland

Bill Murray

80 Bear Hill Road, Unit 206

Age: 79

Resident of Cumberland: More than 55 years

Employment: Mayor of Cumberland for past four years; former vice president of major national distribution company Allied Plywood

Education: Bayside High School

Community activities: Parishioner at St. John Vianney Church; former president of Rhode Island and Woonsocket Jaycees; former Chairman of Cub Scouts – Cumberland Hill Pack; former coach, Cumberland Little League; former president/coach of Cumberland Public Skating Association
Public service: Mayor; member of Cumberland Town Council in District 5 for two years; former member of various town boards; member of Democratic Town Committee; vice president of League of Cities and Towns; chairman of Legislative Committee for the League of Cities and Towns

Military service: U.S. Army veteran

Family: Married for 54 years to Jean; five children, Bill Jr., Deborah, Kevin, Michael and Beth, and 12 grandchildren; children all attended Cumberland Public Schools

Jeff Mutter

12 Scotia Drive

Age: 58

Resident of Cumberland: Lifelong Employment: Vice president of Mutter Motors Inc.

Education: Cumberland High School, 1978; Providence College, 1982

Community activities: Co-race director of Run for the Kids and Phantom Farm Road Race for Northern Rhode Island Mental Health; coach of various run clubs
Public service: Cumberland Town Council, 12 years; Cumberland School Committee, five years; member of various appointed committees in town
Family: Wife Jennifer, daughters Ashley Falandys and Alison Teboda; Jenny’s children Ben and Zachary