Representative Town Meeting Standing Committees

Standing Committees (Finance, Legislation & Administration, Public Works & Planning, Education & Recreation, and Public Health & Safety) generally meet one week prior to the RTM meeting, on the third Monday of the month at 7:30 pm in the 2nd floor conference room at 501 Kings Highway East. Check the Town Meetings Calendar for meeting date or location changes.

Education & Recreation


Responsibilities:  Elementary, secondary, and adult-education items, libraries, and recreation

 Name Title
Alex Durrell (R)
Marisa Ringel (R)
Alice Kelly (D)  
Crissy Kelly (R)  
Mark McDermott (D)  Chair
Meredith Odinak (D)  Secretary
Marcy Spolyar (D)
Peter Tallman (R)



Responsibilities:  All matters relating to finance and issuance of notes and bonds

Name Title
Hank Ference (R)
Julie Gottlieb (D) Chair 
Matt Jacobs (D)  
Michael Mahoney (R)  
Amy O'Shea (R)  
Sharon Pistilli (D)  
Tameisha Powell-Dunmore (D)
Joe Siebert (D) Secretary 

Legislation & Administration


Responsibilities:  All matters relating to labor settlements, property, conveyances, leases, legal matters, ordinances, contractual items and board, commission and committee appointments

Name Title
Josh Garskof (D) Chair
Dru Georgiadis (D) Secretary
Bill Gerber (D) Vice-Chair
Pamela Iacono (R)
Christine Messina (R)
Jeff Steele (R)  
Jill Vergara (D)  
Karen Wackerman (D)  

Public Health & Safety


Responsibilities:  Public health, social services, police and fire safety

Name Title
Elizabeth Altobelli (R)  
Matt Ambrose (D)  
Steve Chessare (R)
Hannah Gale (D)  
Laura Karson (D) Secretary
Veronica Monahan (R)  
Cindy Perham (D) Chair 
Bill Perugini (R) Vice-Chair

Public Works & Planning


Responsibilities:  Public works, marinas, utilities and town planning, including those in which the town is regionally involved

Name Title
Janine Alianiello (R)  
Lauren Bove (D) Secretary 
Lisa Havey (D)  
Karen McCormack (R)  
Scott Nickel (D)
Frank Petise (R) Vice-Chair
Rick Grauer (R)  
Jay Wolk (D) Chair