If you want to get something done, Jeff Vailette is the guy to call. Referred to as Branford’s “go-to guy” by his nominator, he has been putting together the Branford Festival for more than 25 years. He has served as the chairman, president, treasurer, and assistant treasurer of the festival, and also serves as the president of the Italian American Club and is on Branford’s Board of Finance. He has also been helping to run the Branford fireworks for about 15 years after the American Legion was no longer able to do so. “It feels good to be a part helping out and doing things for Branford,” he says.