Elected Positions

Select Board

The Select Board monitors the activities of the municipal government and Town Manager. It reviews and approves warrant articles for Town Meetings. The Select Board also performs a variety of statutory functions related to water, sewer, alcoholic beverage licenses, fuel storage permits, cemeteries, parks, and roads.

Jane Patton
Wade Hasty
Jeff Johnson

Hugh Daley
Andrew Hogeland

Library Board of Trustees

The Library Trustees oversee the activities and operations of the Milne Public Library.

Karen Kowitz
Patricia Wilk
Bridget Spann
Deb Dimassimo

Peter Mehlin
Micah Manary
Charles Bonenti


The Town Moderator chairs Annual and Special Town Meetings. The Moderator also appoints members to the Finance Committee.

Adam Filson

Housing Authority

The Williamstown Housing Authority is responsible for providing fair and safe housing to eligible families and individuals regardless of age considerations in accordance with Massachusetts Chapter 667 Public Housing guidelines.

Judy Bombardier
Steve Dew


John Kalapos
Adrian Trabakino

Planning Board

The Planning Board is responsible for overseeing the long term land use patterns of Williamstown through the Zoning Bylaw, Subdivision Rules, and Master Planning process. The Board meets the 2nd Tuesday of the Month at 7 PM. All members of the public are welcome to join the Board’s discussions on the development patterns in our community. For the Board’s current activities click HERE.

Chris Winters
Roger Lawrence
Stephanie Boyd

Peter Beck
Dante Birch
Bruce McDonald, Alternate

Greylock Regional School District

Steven Miller
Julia Bowen
Curtis Elfenbein
Ursula Maloy

Christina Conry
Carrie Greene
Jose Constantine

Northern Berkshire Vocational Regional School District

David Westall

Tim Rickert


Finance Committee

The Finance Committee considers the relative need, impact, timing, of town expenditures and the effect each will have on the financial position of the Town. It reviews the annual budget prepared by the Town Manager and recommends a final budget for approval at the Annual Town Meeting. For the Committee’s current activities, CLICK HERE

Melissa Cragg, Chair
Elaine Neely
Stephen Sheppard

Beth Goodman
Doris Karampatsos
Michael Sussman

Charles Fox
Paula Consolini
Dan Caplinger

Select Board Appointments

Affordable Housing Trust

Stan Parese
Patrick Quinn
Liz Costley
Ruth Harrison

Anne O’Connor
Thomas Sheldon
Daniel Gura

Mobile Home Rent Control Board

David Levine
John Luczynski

Agricultural Commission

Darryl Lapinski
William Galusha
Sarah Gardner

Brian Cole
Averill Cook

Municipal Scholarship Committee

Donna Donelli-Hess
Kris Kirby
Linda Brown


Kathy Thompson
Anne Singleton
Anne Hogeland

Richard Duncan
Tim Cherubini

Registrars of Voters

Nicole Pedercini (D)
Mark Windover (D)

Kurt Gabel (R)
Robert Jones (R)

Community Preservation Committee

For the Committee’s current activities click HERE

Philip McKnight
Nate Budington
Susan Puddester
Jane Patton

Peter Mehlin
Melissa Cragg
Joseph Finnegan
Charles Blanchard

Diversity, Inclusion and Racial Equity Committee

For the Committee’s current activities click HERE

Andrew Art

Shana Dixon

Andrea Bryant

Randal Fippinger


Carrie Greene

Jeffery Johnson


Northern Berkshire Cultural Council

Cecilia Hirsch
Sally Sussman


Paul Yarter
Andrew Bernardy

Fence Viewers

Brian Renaud
Tanya Tidmarsh

Berkshire Regional Transit Authority

Brian O’Grady

Zoning Board of Appeals

For the Board’s current activities click HERE.

Vince Pesce
Andrew Hoar
David Levine
Keith Davis

Robert Mathews
Amy Jeschawitz, Alternate
Eunice Marigliano, Alternate
Jane Nichols, Alternate

Hoosac Water Quality District

Elaine Neely
Don Clark

Town Manager Appointments

1753 House Committee

Hank Art
Marilyn Faulkner
Lauren Stevens

David Loomis
Andrus Burr
Sarah Currie

Conservation Commission

Hank Art
Lauren Stevens
Philip McKnight

Cory Campbell
Tim Carr
Katie Wolfgang


Chris Lamarre
David Westall
Thomas Elder

Berkshire Regional Planning Commission Alternate

Roger Bolton

Animal Control Officers

Michael Ziemba

Jeffrey Kennedy

Council on Aging

Pam Burger, Chair
Susan Puddester
Martin Greenstein
Patricia Picard
Judith Bombardier

Mary Jo Greene
Edward Sedarbaum
Elaine Keyes
Karen Kelly


Board of Health

Edwin Steubner
Ruth Harrison
James Parkinson

Devan Bartels
Ronald Stant

Historical Commission

Nate Budington
Sarah Currie

Patricia Leach
Andrus Burr

Emergency Management

Michael Ziemba

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All Board and Committee members must review State Ethics Guidelines and provide a certificate of completion from the State Ethics Test.