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Voting Location: Schofield School, 27 Cedar StreetWellesley has a representative Town Meeting form of government. There are 240 elected Town Meeting members apportioned among the Town's eight precincts. Town meeting members are elected to a three-year term, with 1/3 standing for election in any given year.
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    CAROL ALMEDA-MORROW Management Consultant

  • AMY J. AXELROD Nonprofit Development

  • W ARTHUR GARRITY III Attorney

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    RICHARD HILL Banker

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    ANN-MARA LANZA Management Consultant

  • STEPHEN G. MURPHY Lawyer

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    LAURA OLTON Attorney

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    PATRICIA A QUIGLEY Executive Director

  • JOELLE REIDY Mom

  • JOHN G. SCHULER Part time Finance Officer

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    ELLIOT G SWAN Director of Technology Licensing

  • JOELLEN M. TOUSSAINT Wellesley Free Library employee

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Biographical Information

What are the most important goals for Wellesley to achieve over the next five years?

Relevant Experience WEF President, WPS Strategic Plan 2013-2019 co-leader, avid community volunteer, MBA-Univ. Chicago
Drive excellence in education. Maintain financial plans best aligned to residents’ priorities. Adhere to the Tolerance Pledge adopted by the BOS.
Incumbent
Relevant Experience TMM since 2005; Adv Cmtee Mbr 2004-07; Wel res, 23 yrs in Precinct D; parent of 2 WPS grads.
Strategic planning; continued collaboration across town depts/boards, prudent budget management for current & future benefit of all town stakeholders.
Incumbent
Relevant Experience Incumbent Town Meeting Member; Current Member, Wellesley Board of Assessors; experienced attorney
Maintain fiscal discipline, planning for North 40, elementary schools utilization/renovation/construction, Washington Street vehicular traffic flows
Incumbent
Relevant Experience - Town Meeting Member for 3 yrs - Served 3 yr term on Advisory Committee - 30 yr Wellesley resident
To balance townwide/school needs w fiscal realities. To maintain reasonable taxes & to spend prudently/responsibly. Resources are not unlimited.
Incumbent
Relevant Experience TMM 3 years; WFL Board of Trustees 9 yrs; Wharton MBA
Completion of Unified Plan w/shared vision & priorities for investments. Preservation of valued town services. Diversity. Affordable housing.
Incumbent
Relevant Experience NRC, PFTF & TMM (current); WHA, CPC, Bd of Elect. & Advisory (past).
From bldgs to parks we have invested hundreds of millions on assets that we need to use and maintain to keep Wellesley a great & welcoming community
Relevant Experience BOS-appointed member of Wellesley's Sustainable Energy Committee since 2013, Resident since 2004.
Maintaining school excellence, neighborhood preservation, improving traffic congestion, focusing on sustainability, and supporting local businesses.
Incumbent
Relevant Experience TTM-3 years, School Committee Member-3 years, Operations Manager and Strategic Planning Specialist
Finalize a strategic plan that will identify the town's priorities, Finding better ways optimize spending and become more efficient, Reduce traffic
My priorities for Wellesley include making sure we continue to be a safe and welcoming community, with a focus on education and sustainability.
Incumbent
Relevant Experience Housing Authority 30 yrs. Bd. of Directors Council on Aging include. Bd, Chr. 24 yrs TMM 64 yrs.
HHU decision for elementary school parents. Participation in Wellesley Unified Plan work of Planning Board. Bring expenditures in line with revenues.
Incumbent
Relevant Experience - 8 years prior service as TMM - Extensive management experience in corporate setting - MBA Finance
- Attract and motivate talented staff - Maintain the excellence of Wellesley's school system - Identify & eliminate waste; keep costs under control!
Incumbent
Relevant Experience Served as Town Meeting member Past Pres LWV Wellesley and Advisory Committee member
Creative planning to maintain excellent schools and services within budget

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