Kate Rotella has worked in education and municipal government for the past decade in planning and budgeting, and prior to that held financial positions in the private sector. As a widow raising her son in Mystic, we can count on Kate to make the right decisions for our future. Kate believes in Connecticut, and we need her leadership and experience fighting for us in Hartford.


Kate Rotella is our State Representative, serving Stonington and North Stonington’s 43rd district. She serves as a member of the powerful Appropriations Committee, Education Committee, and Internship Committee in the 2019 legislative session.

Prior to her service in the General Assembly, Kate served as a selectwoman for three years for the Town of Stonington. During her tenure she was the Vice Chair of the K-12 building committee.

Rep. Rotella is a Purchasing Manager for the Capitol Region Education Council. She is the legislative chair for the Purchasing Association of Connecticut and a member of the Purchasing Council for Capitol Region Council of Governments, where she serves as chair.

On the national level, Kate is a member of the National Institute of Government Purchasing where she occupies the role of Finance Chair and Treasurer.

She received her Master’s Degree in Public Administration from the University of New Haven and her Bachelor of Science in Economics from Eastern Connecticut State University.

Rep. Rotella lives in Mystic with her son Gianni. She has lived in Stonington for over 20 years and considers herself lucky to call such a beautiful community home.