John Babiarz is the oldest son of the late Joseph and Emma Babiarz. John was born in Southington Connecticut on October 15, 1956. John attended Thalberg Elementary, DePaolo Junior High, and Southington High. In his senior year, John joined the Southington Fire Department Company 5 as a volunteer fire fighter.
Later, in 1975, John joined the United States Air Force which he served honorably for 4 years. During John’s service in the Air Force, he was stationed at Beele Air Force Base working in support of the SR-71 and U2 programs. While working during the day, at night John obtained a 2 year degree from Yuba City College.
Upon return from Honorable service in the USAF, John returned to Southington and resumed his role as a volunteer fire fighter. John completed the required firefighter I training. John also continued working in technology at Data Products designing software and hardware communications systems.
John left Data Products to start his own consulting business specializing in DEC VAX/VMS systems for factory control and automation projects. In 1993, John moved to Grafton New Hampshire where he started his own software firm Intergalactic Software. Seeing a need in 1995, John also started Endor Communications as a way of supporting his own business and providing internet access to the local community.
John joined the Grafton Volunteer Fire Department in 1994. John continued his training and became a EMT in 2001. He is now an EMT-I. The Grafton Volunteer Fire Department voted John to be Chief in 2007.
Politically, John has been a longtime Libertarian. He has served as Libertarian Party Chair, Libertarian Judicial committee Vice-Chair, 2nd district. John has been elected has a cemetery trustee in the Town of Grafton and was a member of the Mascoma School District Budget committee. John ran for Governor in 2000 and 2002. In 2003, Governor Benson appointed John to the Government Efficiency Commission to examine ways the state could save money in its various operations. John contributed much data and recommendations during his appointment.
Now John seeks your vote in his candidacy for Governor.