About Neil

Neil and Jennifer, his wife of over 20 years,  have lived in Newtown for over a fifteen years. They have 2  children currently attending Newtown schools.


  • Former Newtown Legislative Council Member and Vice Chairman
  • Current member of the CT DMV Commissioner’s Advisory Committee on Teen Safe Driving
  • Current Member CT Statewide Impaired Driving Task Force
  • Current member of the Newtown Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)
  • Former member of the Newtown Tick-borne Disease Action Committee


  • Has worked with dozens of law enforcement agencies across the country
  • CEO and owner of Preusser Research Group, Inc. in Trumbull, CT; a nationally recognized traffic safety research firm
  • Ph.D. in Experimental Psychology
  • former Communications Officer of the National Academy of Sciences’ Traffic Research Board Committee on Alcohol, Other Drugs and Transportation
  • Member of the National Academy of Sciences’ Committee on Occupant Protection
  • Authored over 50 scientific articles. Presented at dozens of high-level meetings and conferences internationally and throughout the United States (in the capacity of invited speaker, facilitator and/or moderator).