Meet the Ridgefield Democratic Candidates for Police Commission

 Election Day is Tuesday, November 2 with voting from 6am to 8pm at Yanity Gym, East Ridge Middle School, and Scotts Ridge Middle School.  Absentee ballots will be mailed out around October 5.

Visit Ridgefield Registrar of Voters online here for additional information.

Here at HamletHub in Ridgefield, we have invited both the republicans and democrats to introduce their candidates. Below, are profiles of the democratic candidates for Police Commission.


We are committed to keeping Ridgefield safe and caring, with a police department strongly grounded in service, integrity, fairness, compassion, justice, and accountability

Ralph Money

11-year Ridgefield resident

Current member, Ridgefield Police Commission since 2021

Managing Director, Commonfund, an investment firm serving nonprofits

Former Fire Commissioner, Fairfield CT

Former Police & Fire Pension Board Trustee, Fairfield CT

Experienced disaster relief manager, American Red Cross

Skilled in public safety policy, labor relations, strategic planning & budgeting

BS, Georgetown University

MBA, Harvard Business School

Sharon W. Dornfeld

40-year Ridgefield resident

38 years in practice as attorney specializing in child advocacy, including Guardian ad litem

Professor, Quinnipiac University School of Law

Current Town Meeting Moderator & member, Juvenile Review Board

Former Parking Violation Appeals Hearing Officer

Former Chair, Educational Quality & Diversity Committee

Former member, Elderly Tax Benefits Committee & Alcohol and Drug Use Commission

AB, University of Michigan

JD, University of Michigan Law School