Appointed Standing Committees

CommitteeMembersTerm Expires
Advisory Committee 
(Town Bylaw Article 11 (PDF))
Shawn Baker, Chair
Madison Riley, Vice Chair
Doug Smith, Vice Chair
Jennifer Fallon
John Erhard (until 11/22)
Jeff Levitan (until 11/22)
Neal Goins (as of 12/22)
Andrea Ward (as of 1/23)
Susan Clapham
Alberto Ferrer
Wendy Paul
Pete Pedersen
Christina Dougherty
Rani Elwy
David Prock
William Schauffler
Gail Sullivan
2023
2024
2023
2023
2023
2023
2023
2023
2024
2024
2024
2024
2025
2025
2025
2025
2025
Audit Committee
(Town Bylaw Article 13 (PDF))
Susan O'Shea, Chair 
Peter Covo
Tim Egan
Lacey Brandt
Morris "Rusty" Kellogg
2023
2024
2024
2024
2024
Celebrations Committee 
(Town Bylaw Article 16 (PDF))
Royall Switzler, Chair 
Mark Antonelli
Adele Beggs  
James Bishop
Salvatore DeFazio
Dick Carls
Diane Duddy
Rowie Gray
George Johnston
Jo Ann Jones
Pete Jones
Carl Nelson
2024
2024
2024
2024
2024
2024
2024
2024
2024
2024
2024
2024
Community Preservation Committee  
(Town Bylaw Article 18A (PDF))
Barbara McMahon (Moderator appointed), Chair 
Alan Port (Moderator Appointed) 
Mason Smith (Moderator Appointed)
Stephen Murphy (Moderator Appointed) 
Janice Coduri (Housing Authority)
Emily Maitin (Historical Comm) 
Tom Taylor (Planning) 
Jay McHale (NRC) 
Mark Wolfson (Recreation)
2023
2024
2025
2023
Council on Aging 
(Town Bylaw Article 33 (PDF))
Theodore Parker, Chair
Kathleen Vogel
Cynthia Sibold
Marlene Allen
Lori Ferrante
 Tory DeFazio
Tina Wang
Kathleen Trumball 
Susan Rosefsky
Dianne Sullivan
Vacant
Emeritus
John Schuler
Eleanor Sullivan
2024
2025
2025
2023
2024
2023
2024
2023
2025
2024
2025
Design Review Board  
(Appointed by the Planning Board
pursuant to Town Bylaw Article 46 (PDF))
Jose Soliva, Chair 
Juann Khoory
Sheila Dinsmoor
Iris Lin
Robert Skolnick 
Robert A. Broder, Alternate Member
Amir Kripper, Alternate Member
2023
2022
2023
2021
2021
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2021
Denton Road Neighborhood Conservation District Commission (NCD)
(Appointed by Historical Commission according to Town Bylaw Article 46B)
Herb Nolan (Neighborhood), Chair
Matthew Brady (Planning Board Rep)
Eugene Cox (Historical Commission) 
 Janet Giele (Neighborhood) 

TBD (Neighborhood)
Joel Slocum (Neighborhood Alternate) 
TBA (Historical Commission Alternate)
2022
2022 
2020 
2022 
2020 
2022
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Historic District Commission  
(Town Bylaw Article 18 (PDF))
David Smith, Chair
Pluton Angjeli
Meredith Angjeli
vacant
BB Wood 
Thomas Paine
Vacant
2024
2024
2023
--
2025
2025
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Historical Commission 
(Town Bylaw Article 17 (PDF))
Rise Shepsle, Chair
Grant Brown
Jacob Lilley
Elizabeth Shlala
Michael Greco
Lawrence McNally 
 
Alternate Members 
Thomas Paine
Odessa Sanchez
Jackie Hempel
Emily Maitin
Alexander Gavis
Robert Carley
Joyce Wadlington
2024
2025
2023
2023
2025
2024
   
   
2025
2023
2025
2023
2025
2024
2024
Human Resources Board  
(Town Bylaw Article 30 (PDF))
Julie Moore, Chair 2022-23
Pam Cozza 
Alice Kokodis 
Mark Furlow
Eylem Alper
2023
2024
2024
2025 
2023 
Municipal Light Board
(Town Bylaw Article 28 (PDF))
Paul Criswell, Chair (SB Appointee)
Ned Hall (SB Appointee)
Scott Bender
Ellen Korpi
Jeff Wechsler
2023
2025
2024
2025
2023
Permanent Building Committee  
(Town Bylaw Article 14 (PDF))
Michael Tauer, Chair
Tom Goemaat

Matthew King
Suzanne Littlefield
David Grissino, Vice Chair
2025
2025
2024
2025
2023
Registrars of Voters  
(Town Bylaw Article 27 (PDF))
Mary (Tobey) C Sullivan, Chair
John Duffy
John Schuler
K.C. Kato, Town Clerk (ex officio)
2023
2024
2025
2024

Retirement Board 
(Town Bylaw Article 32)
David N. Kornwitz, Chair
Charles Cahill
Timothy Barros
Michael Leach
Sheryl Strother, ex officio
2023
2024
2023
2025
 Climate Action Committee  
(Town Bylaw Article 12 (PDF)
Sue Morris, Chair
Laura Olton, Vice Chair
Fred Bunger
Martha Collins
Catherine Mirick
Lise Olney (SB)
Ellen Korpi (MLP) 
2023
2023
2024 
2024
2025
2025
2025
Telecommunications Advisory Committee
Inactive
Wellesley Cable Access Corporation  
now known as Wellesley Media Corp.
(Town Bylaw Article 20A (PDF))
Peter Marx, President
Diane Campbell, Secretary
Kenneth Baer, Treasurer
Melissa Dowling Mack
Owen Dugan
Herbert Gliick

Wetlands Protection Committee  
(Appointed by Natural Resources Commission pursuant to Town Bylaws Section 43.7)
Ellie McLane, Chair 
John Adams
Kevin Hanron
S. Peter W. Jones
James McLaren
Eben Scanlon (Associate)
Doug Hersch (Associate)
2025
2025
2025
2024
2023
2025
2024
Youth Commission 
(Town Bylaws Article 40 (PDF))
Leslie Robertson, Chair 
Todd Ofenloch
Chris Cavallerano
Liz Licata
Chris Spagnuolo
Officer Evan Rosenberg (non-voting)
2024
2023
2024
2024
2023
 
Zoning Board of Appeals 
As of 1/25/2019
(Town Bylaws Article 41 (PDF))
J. Randolph Becker, Chair 
Robert W. Levy, Vice Chair 2019
David Sheffield
Richard L. Seegel
Walter Adams - Associate
Derek Redgate - Associate
2024
2023
2024
2023
2025
2025