Board of Selectmen

The Board of Selectmen is recognized by the General Laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts as the Town's body of chief elected officials with the authority to enact rules and regulations establishing Town policies not otherwise governed by bylaw, the Charter, or by statute. The Board is composed of five members who are elected to staggered three-year terms.

The powers and duties of the Board of Selectmen include appointing the Town Administrator, Police Chief, Fire Chief and Town Accountant, as well as various boards, committees and commissions. The Board of Selectmen also issue certain licenses and permits such as alcohol, car dealerships, common victualler, and entertainment; enforce special sections of the Town Code; and regulate the public ways.

To email an individual member of the Board of Selectmen, click on their respective name below.  To send an email to the Board as a whole, click here.

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Diane Wackell Executive Assistant / Staff Liaison (508) 393-5040