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ELECTED OFFICIALS

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.

selectboard@williamstownma.gov

Anne O’Connor, Chair

Hugh Daley

Andrew Hogeland

Jane Patton

Jeffrey Thomas

Moderator

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

afilson@williamstownma.gov

Adam Filson

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.

planningboard@williamstownma.gov

Amy Jeschawitz, chair

Chris Winters

Susan Puddester

Stephanie Boyd

Alex Carlisle

Bruce McDonald, alt

Mt. Greylock Transition Committee

The Mount Greylock Regional School Committee is the governing body for the Mount Greylock Regional School District and its Mount Greylock Regional School. It has the responsibilities of hiring and reviewing the Superintendent, reviewing and approving the school budget and establishing policy for the school.

 

Joseph Bergeron, Chair, Williamstown

Regina DiLego, Vice Chair, Lanesborough

Steven Miller, Secretary, Williamstown

Daniel Caplinger, Williamstown

Chris Dodig, Lanesborough

Carrie Greene, Williamstown

Al Terranova, Lanesborough

 

Library Trustees at Milne Public Library

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

413-458-5369

Karen Kowitz

Charles Boneti

Pat Wilk

Deb Dimassimo

Peter Mehlin

Bridget Spann

Mary Alcott Ferger

 

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.

 

wmstnha@outlook.com

413-458-8282

David Mangun

Nancy LaValley

Judith BomBardier

Peter Mehlin

APPOINTED BY THE MODERATOR

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.

 

Beth Goodman, Chair
Elaine Neely
Melissa Cragg
Stephen Sheppard
Doris Karampatsos
Michael Sussman
Charles Fox
Paula Consolini
Susan Stetson Clarke

APPOINTED BY THE SELECT BOARD

Affordable Housing Committee

Van Ellet
Leigh Short
Alison O’Grady
Vivienne Jaffe
Joan Rubel

 

Affordable Housing Trust

Stan Parese
Thomas Sheldon
Anne O’Connor
Patrick Quinn
Liz Costley
Ruth Harrison
Van Ellet

 

Agricultural Commission

agcom@williamstownma.gov

Sarah Gardner, chair
Kim Wells, chair
Bridget Spann
Andrew Bernardy, III
Bill Galusha
Chris Sabot, alt.
Leslie Reed Evans, alt.

 

Community Preservation Committee

jhoch@williamstownma.gov

Jane Patton, Chair
Joe Finnegan
Phil McKnight
Bill Barkin
Chris Winters
Susan Stetson Clarke
Peter Mehlin
Jason Hoch

 

Constables

Paul Yarter
Andrew Bernardy

 

Cultural Council of Northern Berkshires

Jane Hudson
Holly Edwards

 

Fence Viewers

Richard Ally

 

Hoosac Water Quality District

Elaine Neely
Don Clark

Mobile Home Rent Control Board

Jack Nogueira
David Levine
John Luczynski

 

Municipal Scholarship Committee

Kim Grady
Kris Kirby
Linda Brown
Donna Denelli-Hess
Jeanne Delisio, chair

 

Registrars of Voters

mkennedy@williamstownma.gov

Mary Kennedy (D)
Kurt Gabel ®
Mark Windover (D)
Robert A. Jones ®

 

Sign Commission

Anne Singleton
Kathy Thompson
Alexander Davis

 

Spruces Land Use Committee

Tom Hyde, chair
Andy Hogeland
Leslie Reed
Evans Jack Madden
Nick Wright
Lisa DeMayo
Libby Bartels
Dick Schlesinger
Peter Wells

 

Berkshire Regional Transit Authority

bogrady@williamstownma.gov

Brian O’Grady

 

Zoning Board of Appeals

Andrew Hoar, chair
David Levine
Keith Davis
Leigh Short
Ryan Neathawk
Lawrence Wright
Vince Pesce, alt.
Lindsay Errichetto, alt.
Lawrence Wright, alt.

APPOINTED BY THE TOWN MANAGER

1753 House Committee

Andrus Burr
Marilyn Faulkner
Lauren Stevens
Keith Davis
Sarah Currie
Henry Art
David Loomis
Keith Davis

 

Board of Assessors

bbarkin@williamstownma.gov

David Westall Thomas Elder
William Barkin, Chair

 

Berkshire Regional Planning Commission

413-442-1521

Amy Jeschawitz, appointed by the planning board
Roger Bolton

 

Council on Aging

bogrady@williamstownma.gov

Brian O’Grady, Director
Martin Greenstein
Judith BomBardier
Alice Gagnier
Anne Jones
Susan Puddester
Patricia Picard
Elaine Keyes
Jody Green
Pam Burger, Chair

 

Emergency Management

jhoch@williamstownma.gov

Jason Hoch

Conservation Commission

concom@williamstownma.gov

Hank Art, Chair
Nicholas Wright
Phil McKnight
Bob Hatton
Stephanie Boyd
Richard Schlesinger
Lauren Stevens
Michael Evans

 

Forest Warden

rdaniels@williamstownma.gov

Richard Daniels

 

Tree Warden

413-281-4335

Bob McCarthy

 

Health Inspector

jkennedy@williamstownma.gov

Jeffrey Kennedy

 

Board of Health

jkennedy@williamstownma.gov

Jeffrey Kennedy
Edwin Stuebner, MD
James Parkinson, MD
Ruth Harrison
Marcia Tessier
Ronald Stant, Chair

 

Historical Commission

bbarkin@williamstownma.gov

William Barkin, Chair
Sarah Currie
Linda Conway
Andrus Burr
Patricia Leach

Interested in serving on a Board or Committee - please fill out a Citizen Activity Form.

 

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