District towns: Darien, Norwalk
Election history: Wood won an open seat in 2008, succeeding seven-term Republican John J. Ryan. She was unopposed.
2008 general election
|Terrie E. Wood (R)||9,304||100 percent|
Public financing: Wood did not seek public financing for her campaign.
Background: Wood is a former president of the Darien Land Trust and the Representative Town Meeting. She lives in Darien with her husband and three children.
Committees: Appropriations, Education, Environment
Education: B.A., Rollins College
2008 Financial Disclosure: Wood reported no income. Her husband, John Wood Jr., had income from his job as a financial advisor for Morgan Stanley. They own a home in Darien.
Their investments include stock in Merrill Lynch, General Electric, Exxon Mobil and British Petroleum.
Wood voluntary disclosed an addendum she filed listing a mortgage debt exceeding $10,000 to Merrill Lynch.
A note on financial disclosure: Every spring, officials are required to disclose the ownership of real estate, the source of any income exceeding $1,000 in the previous calendar year and securities worth more than $5,000. They also are required to file an addendum in which they report any debt of more than $10,000; this may by law be kept confidential.