STAMFORD \u2014 Mayor-elect Caroline Simmons on Wednesday unveiled the leaders of 10 committees that will craft policy recommendations over the coming weeks for her administration\u2019s first 100 days and beyond. Fran Pastore, the CEO and founder of the Women\u2019s Business Development Council, and Simon Koster of Digital Currency Group will co-chair a committee focused on economic development. Michael Fedele, a former lieutenant governor, and David Kooris, the president of the Stamford Downtown Special Services District, will co-chair an infrastructure and environmental resiliency committee. City Rep. Megan Cottrell, D-4, and Alice Knapp, Ferguson Library\u2019s president, will co-chair a committee on citizen services. Stephanie O\u2019Shea, a former president of the Stamford Parent Teacher Council, and Bianca Shinn-Desras of Domus Kids will co-chair an education policy committee. Joan Carty, the president and CEO of the Housing Development Fund, and Denise Williams, the CEO of Inspirica Inc., will chair an affordability and housing committee. Judge Mary Sommer and Kyle Houser, who serves as legislative representative for the Stamford Professional Fire Fighters Association, will co-chair a committee on public safety. The Rev. Tommie Jackson of Rehoboth Fellowship Church, and Carmen Hughes, the founder and CEO of Edelweise Consulting, will co-chair a committee on equity and inclusion. Dennis Torres, Family Centers\u2019 chief health officer, and Anka Badurina, the executive director of Building One Community, will co-chair a committee on public health. Hubert Delaney and Thomas Finn, both of whom are veterans, will chair a veterans affairs committee. Finally, Kelli-Marie Vallieres, the executive director of the state\u2019s Office of Workforce Strategy, and Adam Scianna, the director of early college studies at Stamford High School, will co-chair a committee on workforce development. \u201cYou've all been chosen as co-chairs because of your expertise, your experience, your leadership in the community,\u201d Simmons said as the group gathered at the University of Connecticut\u2019s Stamford campus Wednesday afternoon. \u201cI'm looking forward to having your support and partnership in formulating policies for our first 100 days, our first year in office and for the next four years.\u201d The co-chairs were later joined by the members of their committees. Each panel has about a dozen members. Simmons released only the names of the co-chairs Wednesday. The committees are expected to send their recommendations to Simmons by early January. Simmons said the public will be able to provide input through surveys and emails as well as at forums her team plans to hold. Last week, Simmons announced that she had selected Stamford Cradle to Career President Bridget Fox as the executive director of her transition team and state Sen. Patricia Billie Miller, D-Stamford, and Stamford Health CEO Kathleen Silard as co-chairs of the team.