Brookfield Board of Education Member Harry Shaker has announced his intention to seek the Republican Nomination for First Selectman. Shaker will run with Incumbent Selectman Marty Flynn. They announced their candidacy at Cadigan Park over the weekend. Shaker says he looks forward to engaging in a conversation with Brookfield’s nearly 16-thousand residents and having the opportunity to tell them his vision for the town. Shaker is a 14-year school board member who owns Yankee Paint Contracting. Marty Flynn has been on the Board of Selectmen since 2013. Prior to that, he was the long time Chair of the Brookfield Republican Town Committee and Chair of the Zoning Board of Appeals for 10 years.