Mayor Linda Mattingly
I was born in Nelson County & grew up in the New Hope area. I attended St. Catherine High School & graduated in 1964. I married Fred Mattingly in 1965 & moved to New Haven. We were married for 55 years until his passing in 2020. We had two sons, Scott (deceased) & Greg. I came to work for the City of New Haven in 1988 as a City Clerk/ Treasurer. I worked for the city for 27 years and retired in 2015. I was appointed City Commissioner in 2019 to fill in a vacant position and ran for another term serving until 2022. I wanted to continue my involvement with the community, so I decided to run as Mayor. New Haven is a wonderful small city & a great place to call home!
Ruth Wimsett Faulkner
Ruth has been a resident of the City of New Haven since 1976. She was married to Ed for 20 years before he passed away with ALS in 2016. They have 3 boys, Derek, John Michael, and Matthew. She has 2 grandsons, Remington and Jameson and a daughter inlaw Whitney. Ruth has served on the Board of Commissioners for 5 years. She is the department head of the Street Department.
Freddy is a lifelong resident of New Haven. Married Pam Reiter in 1977 & has 3 children Angela, Melissa, & Freddy. They have 9 grandchildren & 4 great-grandchildren with 1 great-grandson deceased. He has served 48 years in the fire service as of today. Twenty-eight of those years, he served as Fire Chief on the New Haven Fire Department until the department merge in 2023. He has also served for 20 years as assistant chief of the Rolling Fork Fire Department. Previously, he served as a Commissioner for the City of New Haven. He has coached & ran the little league program for several years. He also served with the New Haven Jaycees and was the President when the New Haven Jayceetes were formed with Pam. He has also served on the New Haven Optimist Club, St. Catherine Parish Council & Budget Committee, Dixie Firefighters Assoc, New Haven Board of Adjustments for Planning & Zoning, Nelson County E-911 Board, Nelson County Fire Chief Association and several other committees.
Message from Fred - I believe in my community as all residents should. Never be afraid to be involved in community projects. I'm not afraid to ask for help with projects, so be ready for that call. There are several projects that can be done in New Haven with your help. Meeting attendance is important in a small community. Please get involved…don't let the opportunities pass…. take advantage of them.
Frances Lois Boley
I was married 52 years and I have 2 children and 4 grandchildren. We lived in the country and after my husband passed, I decided to move to town so I would be close to people and be able to walk and get what I needed if I had to. I hope to be a part of making the town grow and bring more revenue to our community. Come to our meetings to stay informed. Meetings are held on the 3rd Thursday of the month at 5:00pm at City Hall. As one of your commissioners, I hope to work for the people and the town in a cohesive manner. Lois is the department head over the Police Department.
Mike is a native of New Haven. He is the owner/operator of Morris & Clark Garage. He is married to the late JoAnn Clark and has one son, Darren. Mike is serving his second term on the Board of Commissioners. He is very eager to help his community out any way that he can. Mike is the commissoner over the recreation department. If you have any questions, comments or suggestions for Mike, please contact him at 349-3517.
Joanie is the City Clerk/Treasurer. She is a native of New Haven, but currently resides in New Hope. She is married to Jason Corbin and they have 1 daughter. Joanie started her career with the city in 2000.
Michael is the Public Works Director. He began work with the city on March 7, 2022.
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