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Posted on: January 18, 2023

Candidates for Town Wide Office

Run for Office

Wellesley's Annual Election is Tuesday,  March 7, 2023. Meet the candidates running for a town wide Board or Committee position. 

PositionTerm LengthName 
ModeratorOne YearMark Kaplan (Candidate for Re-election)
Select BoardThree YearsOdessa Sanchez
Select BoardThree YearsElizabeth Sullivan Woods (Candidate for Re-election)
Select BoardThree YearsThomas Ulfelder (Candidate for Re-election)
Board of AssessorsThree YearsStephen Burtt (Candidate for Re-election)
Board of HealthThree YearsShira Doron
Wellesley Housing AuthorityOne YearLisa Kaufman Heyison
Library TrusteesThree YearsAnn Rappaport (Candidate for Re-election)
Library TrusteesThree YearsLinshi Li (Candidate for Re-election)
Natural Resources Commission Three YearsJaden Crawford
Natural Resources CommissionThree YearsMichael D'Ortenzio, Jr. 
Natural Resources CommissionThree YearsMartin McHale, Jr. (Candidate for Re-election)
Planning BoardFive YearsJames Roberti (Candidate for Re-election)
Board of Public WorksThree YearsJeffrey Wechsler (Candidate for Re-election)
Recreation CommissionThree Years OPEN*
School CommitteeThree YearsNeal Glick
School CommitteeThree YearsChristina Horner
School CommitteeThree YearsCatherine Mirick (Candidate for Re-election)

*There is no candidate for the open Recreation Commission position.

Three of the town wide races are contested: Select Board, School Committee, and NRC. The remaining races have an equal number of candidates for open positions. 

Town Meeting Member Candidates
Individuals interested in running for a Town Meeting Member position may pull nomination papers until 5:00 p.m. on Friday, January 27. 2023. Papers are available in the Town Clerks office and must be picked up in person during regular business hours.

Candidates must live in the precinct in which they are running. Additional instructions are on the Town Clerk's webpages. 

Nomination papers for all Town Meeting Member candidates must be returned to the Clerk's Office by 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 31. 

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