Connecticut’s Kid Governor®

Launched in 2015, Connecticut’s Kid Governor® is the flagship Kid Governor® program. The program is managed by The Connecticut Democracy Center at Connecticut’s Old State House in Hartford, CT. Learn more about Connecticut’s Kid Governor, both the program and the student, at CT.KidGovernor.org.

2022 Connecticut’s Kid Governor Makhi Ettienne-Modeste

Makhi Ettienne-Modeste of Windsor was elected by the 5th graders of his state to serve as the 2022 Connecticut’s Kid Governor. Makhi’s one-year term in office is focused on his Protecting Our Pets platform. Learn more about Kid Governor Makhi HERE and contact her at Makhi@CT.KidGovernor.org*.

*This email address is maintained by Connecticut’s Kid Governor staff. Only appropriate content will be shared with Kid Governor Makhi. 

Contact Connecticut’s Kid Governor®

Brian Cofrancesco
Head of Kid Governor®
The Connecticut Democracy Center
Brian.Cofrancesco@kidgovernor.org
860-522-6766 ext. 28


Sally Whipple
Executive Director
The Connecticut Democracy Center at Connecticut’s Old State House
Sally.Whipple@ctdemocracycenter.org
860-522-6766 ext. 17


Jacob Orcutt
Kid Governor® Assistant
The Connecticut Democracy Center
Jacob.Orcutt@kidgovernor.org
860-522-6766 ext. 18


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