YOUR REPRESENTATIVES

Find out who your elected representatives are and how to contact them,
so you can engage as an active citizen.

 

 

YOUR TOWN REPRESENTATIVES

GREAT BARRINGTON 
Select Board
meets Mondays, 6:30pm, GB Town Hall
Sean Stanton, Chair | Stephen Bannon, Vice-Chair | Daniel Bailly | Bill Cooke | Ed Abrahams
Town Clerk  Mary Y. Ryan  
Democratic Town Chair Michael Wise  
Great Barrington Town Democratic Committee

SHEFFIELD 
Select Board |
 meets Mondays, 6:30 pm, Sheffield Town Hall
David A. Smith, Jr., Chair | Andrew Drew Petersen | Nadine A Hawver
Town Clerk  Felecie Joyce
Democratic Town Chair Ben Hillman

NEW MARLBOROUGH 
Select Board
meets Mondays, 6:30pm, New Marlborough Town Hall
Tara B. White, Chair | Michele Shalaby |Nathaniel Yohalem
Town Clerk Kathy Cretien                
Democratic Town Chair Joyce Hackett

MONTEREY
Select Board |
meets
Steven Weisz, Chair | Carol Edelman | Kenneth Basler
TOWN CLERK Terry Walker
Democratic Town Chair Patricia Salomon

OTIS
Select Board |
meets 2nd & 4th Tuesdays of the month, 7:00 PM
Donald Hawley | Gary Thomas | William Hiller
TOWN CLERK Lyn O'Brien
Democratic Town Chair Joy Brown

ALFORD
Select Board | meets
Tim Drumm | Charles Ketchen | Raymond Wilcox, Jr.
TOWN CLERK Thomas Curtin

SANDISFIELD
Select Board |
meets
Mark Newman | John Skrip
Democratic Town Chair Constance Canty-Donaldson

LEE
Select Board |
meets
Patricia D. Carlino | Thomas Wickham | David J. Consolati
Town Clerk Brandi Page
Democratic Town Chair Margaret Biron

LENOX
Select Board |
meets
Ken Fowler | Warren Archey, Clerk |Ed Lane | Channing Gibson | Dave Roche | Mary Ellen Deming
Town Clerk Kerry L. Sullivan
Democratic Town Chair Lucy Kennedy
Lenox Democratic Town Committee

STOCKBRIDGE
Select Board |

Donald M. Chabon, Chair | Ernest J. Cardillo | Terry Flynn
Town Clerk Terri Iemolini
Democratic Town Chair Anita Schwerner
Stockbridge Democratic Town Committee

WEST STOCKBRIDGE
Select Board |
meets
Bernie Fallon | Peter Skorput | Curt Wilton
Town Clerk Ronni Barrett
Democratic Town Chair Sheila Murray 

EGREMONT
Select Board |
meets
Bruce Turner, Chair | Vice-Chair Mary Brazie | George McGurn,
Town Clerk Juliette Haas     
Democratic Town Chair Marjorie Wexler

BECKET
Select Board |
meets
William H. Elovirta, Chair | Nicole D. Ledoux, Vice-Chair | Michael S. Lavery
TOWN CLERK George E. Roberts
Democratic Town Chair Tommie Hutto-Blake

MOUNT WASHINGTON

 

 

YOUR STATE REPRESENTATIVES

 STATE SENATOR ADAM HINDS

STATE SENATOR ADAM HINDS  Elected to the Massachusetts Senate in 2016. He represents the largest geographic territory in the Legislature, comprised of 52 western communities situated across Berkshire, Hampshire, Franklin and Hampden Counties. Serves as the Senate chair of the Joint Committee on Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development and the Senate vice-chair of the Joint Committee on Economic Development & Emerging Technologies.  Member of policy committees:  Higher Education; Housing; Mental Health, Substance Abuse & Recovery; and Intergovernmental Affairs. Watch Sen. Hinds at his March 5 town hall in Sheffield.
P 413.344.4561 or 413.768.2373/ EMAIL

STATE REPRESENTATIVE SMITTY PIGNATELLI Representing the 4th Berkshire District, consisting of the towns of Alford, Becket, Egremont, Great Barrington, Lee, Lenox, Monterey, Mount Washington, New Marlborough, Otis, Richmond, Sandisfield, Sheffield, Stockbridge, Tyringham, Washington and West Stockbridge, all in Berkshire County; and the twond of Blandford, Russell and Tolland, all in Hampden County. He is a member of the Joint Committees on Ways and Means and Higher Education and is vice-chair of the Committee on Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
P 413-637-0631/ EMAIL

 

 

YOUR REPRESENTATIVES IN CONGRESS

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SENATOR ELIZABETH WARREN Elizabeth Warren, a fearless consumer advocate who has made her life's work the fight for middle class families, was elected to the United States Senate on November 6, 2012, by the people of Massachusetts.

Elizabeth is recognized as one of the nation's top experts on bankruptcy and the financial pressures facing middle class families, and the Boston Globe has called her "the plainspoken voice of people getting crushed by so many predatory lenders and under regulated banks."
P 202.224.4543/ EMAIL

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SENATOR ED MARKEY Senator Edward J. Markey, a consumer champion and national leader on energy, environmental protection and telecommunications policy, has a prolific legislative record on major issues across the policy spectrum and a deep commitment to improving the lives of the people of Massachusetts and our country. Whether the issue is climate change, clean energy, safeguarding privacy, nuclear non-proliferation, investor protection or preserving an open Internet that spurs competition and consumer choice, Senator Markey stands up for the priorities and values of Massachusetts.
P 202.224.2742/ EMAIL

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CONGRESSMAN RICHARD NEAL
Richard Neal is the Ranking Member of the tax-writing Ways and Means Committee. {He} has been a lead sponsor of legislation to prevent American companies from moving offshore to avoid paying U.S. taxes. He has sponsored legislation that would increase the national savings rate by encouraging the use of individual retirement accounts, and has worked to make health care and tuition expenses tax deductible for middle class people. He successfully led the charge to eliminate the Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT) for middle-class families in America. He has a long legislative history of fighting to preserve and protect Medicare and Social Security.
P 202.225.5601/ EMAIL

 

 

YOUR BERKSHIRE COUNTY ELECTED OFFICIALS

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DISTRICT ATTORNEY DAVID F. CAPELESS "My office is committed to honoring our sacred public trust: to seek justice – by holding the guilty accountable while protecting the innocent and ensuring dignity for victims and their families. Justice is served only when we act with integrity and professionalism, and in a manner that is both fair and even-handed."
P 413.443.5951

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SHERIFF THOMAS BOWLER  In addition to the Berkshire County Jail and House of Correction, Sheriff Bowler operates the Berkshire County Sheriff’s Communications Center in Pittsfield, providing Police, Fire and EMS 911 and non-emergency communications for 26 communities in Berkshire and Hampden Counties. As chief law enforcement officer in Berkshire County, Sheriff Bowler oversees an average daily inmate population of nearly 400.
P 413.443.7420

 

 

YOUR STATEWIDE ELECTED DEMOCRATS

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SECRETARY OF STATE WILLIAM GALVIN The Secretary of the Commonwealth is the principal information resource for the state government of Massachusetts. 
P 617.727.7030/ EMAIL

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ATTORNEY GENERAL MAURA HEALEY Attorney General Maura Healey is the chief lawyer and law enforcement officer of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The Office is an advocate and resource for the state, including protecting consumers, combating fraud and corruption, investigating and prosecuting crime, and protecting the environment, workers, and civil rights.
P 617.727.2200

 

 
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TREASURER DEB GOLDBERG 
"Deborah B. Goldberg is the Massachusetts State Treasurer and Receiver General. In that role she is responsible for the state’s cash and debt management, unclaimed property, and chairs state boards and commissions, including the Massachusetts School Building Authority, the Pension Reserves Investment Management Board, the State Board of Retirement, Massachusetts State Lottery Commission, and the Massachusetts Clean Water Trust.  In 2015, she established the new Office of Economic Empowerment, the first of its kind in the country, and chairs its Economic Empowerment Trust Fund. Treasurer Goldberg also was elected to serve as Secretary-Treasurer of the National Association of State Treasurers." mass.gov
P: (617) 367-6900/ EMAIL
 

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AUDITOR SUZANNE BUMP 
"State Auditor Suzanne M. Bump serves as the chief accountability officer for Massachusetts state government and its residents, providing audits of state entities and contractors that assess their performance and recommend improvements. In addition, the OSA assists local and state government leaders to identify and address the impacts of unfunded mandates, and strengthens the Commonwealth's social safety net by identifying fraud in public benefits programs. The OSA has offices in Boston, Marlborough, Chicopee, and Brockton.

In 2017, our office received the highest possible rating on our peer review, conducted by the National State Auditors Association." mass.gov
P: (617) 727-2075/ EMAIL

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GOVERNOR'S COUNCIL MARY HURLEY
"The Governor's Council provides advice and consent on gubernatorial appointments, pardons and commutations, and warrants for the state treasury.

The Massachusetts Governor's Council, also known as the Executive Council, is composed of eight individuals elected from districts, and the Lieutenant Governor who serves ex officio. The eight councillors are elected from their respective districts every two years. The Council meets weekly to record advice and consent on warrants for the state treasury, pardons and commutations, and recording advice and consent to gubernatorial appointments such as judges, clerk-magistrates, public administrators, members of the Parole Board, Appellate Tax Board, Industrial Accident Board and Industrial Accident Reviewing Board, notaries, and justices of the peace. mass.gov
P: 617-725-4015, ext. 8/ EMAIL