Contact Info, Elected, and Appointed Officials

The Town Office Building is located at 422 Main Road in Chesterfield.

The general mailing address is:
PO Box 299
Chesterfield, MA  01012
 

Main Phone: (413) 296-4771           Fax:  (413) 296-4394

 

Town Clerk, Sandy Wickland 413-296-4741

422 Main Road, PO Box 13

Hours Monday 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM, 1st and 3rd Saturday 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM

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Town Administrator Brenda Lessard 413-296-4771 press 1#

422 Main Road, PO Box 299

Hours Monday – Thursday 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

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Select Board 413-296-4771 press 1#

422 Main Road, PO Box 299

Every other Monday at 4:00 PM (see the Calendar page on the website)

 

Tax Collector Lennie Pittsinger 413-296-4771 press 2#

422 Main Road, PO Box 75

Monday 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

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Board of Health - John Chandler 413-296-4771 press 5# 

422 Main Road, PO Box 89

2nd and 4th Monday at 7:15 PM

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Planning Board - Skip Valencik 413-296-4771

422 Main Road, PO Box 299

1st Monday at 7:30 PM

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Conservation Commission - John Follet 413-296-4771  

422 Main Road, PO Box 299

3rd Monday at 7:30 PM

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Recreation Committee - Don Willard 413-296-4771

1st Thursday at 7:00 PM

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Assessors - Ed Severence 413-296-4010 

422 Main Road, PO Box 55

Monday 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM (* summer meetings are every other week*),

Assistant Assessor - Wednesday 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM

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Building  Commissioner Jason Forgue 413-296-0127

422 Main Road, PO Box 299

Wednesday 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM

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Electrical Inspector Gary Graves 413-773-1032

mailing address: 174 East St. Williamsburg, MA  01096 

 

Gas & Plumbing Inspector Don Lawton 413-559-1820

mailing address: PO Box 136 Williamsburg, MA  01096

 

Highway Department Superintendent Matt Smith 413-296-4727

164 Main Road, PO Box 299

Monday – Friday 7:00 AM – 3:30 PM

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Library - Cindy Squier 413-296-4735 (PO Box 305)

408 Main Road, PO Box 305

Monday 2:00 – 7:00, Wednesday 10:00 – 4:00, Saturday 9:00 – 1:00

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Community Center/Senior Center, Jan Gibeau 413-296-4007

400 Main Road, PO Box 7

Hours vary.  Please call ahead.

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Cemetery Superintendent Ricki Chick 413-336-3171

 

Tree Warden J.B. Lynch 413-296-4068

 

Fire Station (Non-emergency)     413-296-4049

5 North Road, PO Box 28

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Hours by appointment.

Emergency:  Call 911

Non-Emergency Dispatch:  (413) 586-1508 (This number can be used for non-emergencies to reach the Dispatch Center to request a Fire Department response.

 

Police Station (Non-emergency)  413-296-4353

422 Main Road, PO Box 33

Monday 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

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Emergency:  Call 911

Non-Emergency Dispatch:  (413) 586-1508 (This number can be used for non-emergencies to reach the Dispatch Center to request a Police Department response.

 

Animal Control Officer:  Kelli Wainscott

Emergency:  Call 911

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Non-Emergency:  (413) 586-1508  (This number should be used to reach the Dispatch Center which will tone out the ACO to respond to your call.)

 

Elected Town Officials

Official Expiration

Selectmen – 3 members for 3-year terms

Roger Fuller, Chair                         2024

Donald Willard                               2022

Patricia Colson-Montgomery            2023

 

Assessors- 3 members for 3-year terms 

Crystal Ames                    2024

Edward Severance, Chair   2022

Mary Anne Rys                 2023

 

Moderator – 1 member for a-3 year terms

Russell Peotter  2024

 

Town Clerk – 1 member for a-3 year term

Sandra Wickland 2023

 

Treasurer – 1 member for a 3-year term

Margaret McWherter 2023

 

Tax Collector –1 member for a 3-year term

Lenore Pittsinger 2023

 

Board of Health – 3 members for 3-year terms

John Chandler, Chair 2024

Kirke Henshaw 2022

Hank Badner 2023

 

Chesterfield/Goshen School Committee 3 members for 3-year terms

Geoffrey Gougeon    2024

Gail Lucey               2022

Donald Willard         2023

 

Hampshire Regional School Committee – 2 members for 3-year terms

Vacant                   2024

Vacant                   2022

 

Constables – 3 members for 3-year terms

Denise Wickland     2024

Jeffrie Young          2022 

Robert Judd           2023

 

Library Trustees – 3 members for 3-year terms

Linda Urban-Lyon         2024

Amy Gavalis                2022

Jennifer Peotter           2023

 

Planning Board – 7 members for 3-year terms; Associate members for 1-year terms

Mark Klitzke                2024

George Sturtevant       2024

Charles Valencik, Chair 2022

CJ Lammers                2022

Dan Henshaw              2023

Carol Rhine                 2023

Judith Terry                2023

Two appointed Associate members for 1-year terms

Carol Jolly, Associate (Appointed by Moderator) 2020

Pierre Brisson, Associate (Appointed by Moderator) 2020

 

Tree Warden – 1 member for a 3-year term

John Lynch     2023

 

Appointed Town Officials

Board of Registrars – 3 members for 3-year terms

Vacant                2023 

Kathleen Brisbois  2021

Therese Brigley    2022

 

Capital Improvement Planning Committee -

3 members for 3-year terms, two 1-year members from Selectmen and Finance Committee (one each)

Roger Fuller, Select Board representative 2024

Carol Jolly, Finance Committee representative 2024

Matt Smith 2023

Pamela Ciminera 2024

Vacancy    2024

 

Cemetery Commission – 3 members for 3-year terms as of

Vacant                        2023

Rick Roberts                2024

Dee Cinner, Chair         2022

 

Conservation Commission – 5 members for 3-year terms

Ann Pickrell          2023

Sherill Redmon     2023

Julia Freedgood    2024

Doug Fraser         2024

John Follet, Chair  2022

 

Council on Aging – 9 members for 3-year terms

Lillian Bisbee - Chair                              2023

Jim Brisbois                                          2023

Francine Frenier - Vice Chair & Treasurer 2024

Milenna Curtis                                       2024

Mary Ann Hoag                                     2024

Carole Bergeron                                    2022

Gail Lucey                                             2022

Deborah Thibault                                   2022

Beverly Pomeroy - Secretary                   2022

Timothy McElroy                                    2023

 

Cultural Council – 8 members for 2-year terms

Jennifer Bak                          2022

Lynn Hicks                            2023

Eileen McGowan, Co-Chair      2023

Saskia Demelker                    2023

Swansea Bleicher                  2023

Carol Jolly-Co-Chair               2023

Jeanne Anastas                     2022

 

Energy Committee – 5 to 7 members for 3-year terms

Mark Klitzke          2023

Charlene Baiardi    2023

Denise Cormier     2024

Tom Oborne         2022

Joe Gazillo, Chair   2022

 

Farm & Forest Commission – 3-year terms

Tevis Robertson-Goldberg              2023

Kim Sarafin                                   2024

Alexandra “Boo” Cherau, Alternate  2024

Jennifer Peotter                             2022

Karl Wickland                                2022

Vacancy                                       2022

 

Finance Committee – 7 members for 3-year terms – appointed by the Moderator

Marianne Drake,  2023

Carol Jolly 2023

Lawrence Cervelli Co-Chair 2024

Lee Manchester, Co-Chair 2024

Justin West 2022

Maryellen Blaise   2022

John Follet 2022

 

Historical Commission – 5 members for 3-year terms

Colleen O'Connor-Rickey 2023

E. Dee Cinner, Chair 2024

Eileeen McGowan, 2022

Vacancy 2022

Vacancy 2023

 

Town Accountant – Outsourced

Eric Kinsherf, CPA     2022

 

Zoning Board of Appeals – 3 members and 2 associates for 3-year terms

Denise LeDuc              2023 

Louise Spear               2024 

Michael Lucey              2022

Lee Manchester        Associate 2022

Jack Lyons               Associate 2024

 

 

Appointed Town Officials: One-year terms:

ADA Committee:

Brenda Lessard              

 

Broadband Committee

Justin West - Chair

Marianne Drake

Lee Manchester

David Marshall

James Saccento 

 

Building Grounds & Maintenance Personnel

Ronald Loven

 

Superintendent of Cemeteries

Frederica Chick (413) 336-3171

 

Council on Aging Director

Janice Gibeau

 

Custodian

Therese Brigley – Senior Center, Town Hall and Town Office

 

Dog Officer/ Animal Control Officer (ACO)

Kelli Wainscott

To report an incident to the ACO, call Non-Emergency Dispatch:  (413) 586-1508 (This number should be used for non-emergencies to reach the Dispatch Center who will page the ACO.)  

In case of emergency, call 911.

 

Election Officer/Special Police for Election

Barbara Curran

 

Election Officers1 year term – appointed in August per MGL

Sandra Wickland

Nancy Hewes

Rita Harris

Peggy Hewes

Marilyn Davidson

Ruth Wade

Eileen Wright

Carol Jolly

Sylvia Shea Lapinski

Marjorie Jasmin

Sheila Laroche

Louise Berniche

Margaret Whallen

Mary Lou Bisbee

Lenore Pittsinger

Jennie Lamore

 

Elderly/Disabled Tax Relief Fund Committee

Edward Severance, Assessor

Meg McWherter, Treasurer

Janice Gibeau – COA Director

Mary Ann Severance

 

Emergency Management Director

Larry Holmberg

 

Emergency Response Coordinator

Larry Holmberg

 

Emergency Planning Committee – appointed as a group by position or their designee

Jeff Fish – Police Dept.

Larry Holmberg - EMD

Roger Fuller – Select Board

Matt Smith – Highway Dept.

John Chandler – Board of Health

David Hewes - Fire Department

 

Fence Viewer

Robert Recos

 

Fire Chief and Warden

David A. Hewes

 

Deputy Fire Chief – appointed by Chief

Vacancy

 

Fire Station Committee

Dave Hewes

Vacancy

Vacancy

 

Franklin Regional Transit Authority

Janice Gibeau – COA Director

 

Hazardous Waste Coordinator

Emily Holmberg

 

Highway Superintendent

Matthew Smith

 

Hilltown Resource Management Coop. Reps

John Chandler

Henry (Hank) Badner

 

Inspectors

Animal - Kelli Wainscott

Building -  Jason Forgue

Gas/Plumbing - Donald Lawton

Wiring - Gary Graves

Deputy Wiring - Jack Lyons

 

Keeper of the Cannon

G. Gilman Smith

 

Librarian – appointed by Library Trustees

Cynthia Squier-Klein

 

Moth Superintendent

Robert Recos

 

Municipal Light Plant (MLP) Manager

Justin West

 

Parking Clerk

Robert Recos

 

Pioneer Valley Planning Commission

Judith Terry – Delegate

Dan Henshaw – Alternate

 

Police Chief

Jeff Fish-Acting Police Chief

  

Police Officers

Peter Fappiano

Peter Fisher

Greg Smith

Aimee Wallace

Lyle Sienkiewicz

Mike Perkins

 

Recreation Committee – 7 members

Megan Shiels-Willard

Don Willard

Chris Strong

4 - Vacancy

 

Right To Know Coordinator

Vacancy

 

Community Center Oversight Committee

Maryann Coleman

Robert Recos

Janice Gibeau - COA Director

James Martin

 

Town Administrator

Brenda Lessard

 

Town Counsel

Kopelman & Paige, P.C.

 

Westfield River/Wild and Scenic Committee

Carl Cignoni

Denise Cormier: Alternate

 

Veteran’s Service Agent

District - Steve Connor (Northampton Veterans' Service Office)

 

Appointed Special Committees

 

 

Green Communities Action Plan Committee

Joseph Gazillo, Chair

Carol Jolly

Nancy Rich

Tom Oborne

 

Memorial Day Parade Committee 3 members – 1 year term

Joseph Russo

Veteran's Service Officer

Vacancy

 

Public Safety Building Committee:

Winston Bancroft

Peter Banister

David Hewes

Larry Holmberg

Police Vacancy

Robert Recos

Gilman Smith

 

Senior Housing Committee – 7 members – until complete

Jan Gibeau

Jean Weller

Nancy Hewes

Judith Terry

Kent Hicks

Marianne Drake

Vacancy

 

WiredWest Representatives

Mark Klitzke – voting member

Carol Rhine – Alternate