Boards & Commissions 

Brookline, MA 02445



Advisory Committee 

Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Benka, Carla Vice Chair 617-277-6102
Brown, Clifford M. Precinct 14
Caro, Carol Precinct 10 617-739-9228
Cohen, Lea At Large 617. 947-9713
Doggett, John Precinct 13 617-566-5474
Doughty, Dennis Precinct 3 617-739-7266
Friedman, Harry K. Precinct 12 617-232-0122
Gelbart, Janet At Large 617-566-5616
Goldstein, David-Marc Precinct 8 617-939-6077
Gordon, Neil Precinct 1 (508) 265-1362
Hardebeck, Kelly A. Precinct 7 617-277-2685
Hummel, Amy Precinct 12 617-731-0549
Humphrey, Systke Precinct 6 617-277-1493
Hyatt, Angela Precinct 5 857-544-6169
Jonas, Alisa G. Precinct 16
Kahn, Janice S. Precinct 15 617-739-0606
Kanes, Steven At Large 617-232-2202
Knable, Bobbie Precinct 11 617-731-2096
Lescohier, David Precinct 11 (617) 383 5935
Levitan, Fred Precinct 14 617-962-2434
Liao, Robert Precinct 15 617-879-0802
Lodish, Pamela Precinct 14 617-566-5533
Lynn-Jones, Sean M. Chair 617-495-1463
Mittel, Shaari S. Precinct 14 617-277-0043
Nobrega, Mariah Precinct 4 617 935 4985
Portscher, Lisa Executive Assistant 617-730-2246
Sandman, Michael At Large (617) 513-8908
Selwyn, Lee L. Precinct 13 617-598-2222
Spiegel, Stanley L. Precinct 2 978-934-2445
Swartz, Charles Precinct 9 617-731-4399
Westphal, Christine At Large 617-738-7981

Advisory Council on Public Health 

Brookline, MA 02445


Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Dr. Jett, Swannie

Age Friendly Cities Committee 

Brookline, MA 02445


Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Parks, Patty 617-730-2211

Audit Committee  

Brookline, MA 02445


Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Cirillo, Stephen Finance Director
Daly, Nancy Chairman

Bicycle Sharing Committee  

Brookline, MA 02445


Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Mermell, Jesse Selectwoman

Board of Assessors 

Brookline, MA 02445


Staff
Name Title Email Phone
McCabe, Gary Chief Assessor 617-730-2060

Brookline Commission for the Arts 

Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Parks, Patty

Brookline Commission for Women 

Link: Facebook


Brookline Interactive Group 

Brookline Access Television
46 Tappan St.
Brookline, MA 02445

617-731-8566

617-731-8568


Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Bisbee, Kathy Executive Director

Brookline Place Advisory Committee 

Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Brewton, K.

Building Commission 

Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Bennett, Daniel F.

Campaigns Committee 

Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Farlow, Frank

CDBG Advisory Committee 

Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Lewis, Gail Community Development Block Grant Administrator

Celebrations Committee 

Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Vivante, Ben

Climate Action Committee 

Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Hayes, Lara Curtis

Commission for the Disabled 

Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Berger, Eileen

Committee on Town Organization & Structure 

Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Orsini, Stephanie

Conservation Commission 

617-730-2088


Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Brady, Thomas D.
Bonney, Brittany

Council on Aging 

93 Winchester St.
Brookline, MA 02446

617-730-2777


Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Dobek, Ruthann Director 617-730-2777
Bell, Dotty Administrative Assistant 617-730-2759
Cosgrove-Deery, Maureen Newsletter Editor 617-730-2790
Devine, Sharon Fitness Coordinator 617-730-2769
Donchin, Jamie HELP Counselor, ELF 617-730-2753
Ebrat, Alicia Brookline Elder Taxi Service 617-730-2740
Kanian-Andriole, Susan HELP Coordinator 617-730-2754
Kobayashi, Jason Van Driver 617-730-2750
Langenthal, Freddi Social Worker 617-730-2765
Malinowski, Carol Social Worker 617-730-2751
Tong, James Custodian 617-730-2742
Sliwa, Olga Social Worker 617-730-2768
Tapia, Giovanna Spanish Immersion Program Coordinator 617-953-7016
Tong, Jim Elderbus Driver 617-730-2770
Washburn, Julie Program Manager 617-730-2760
Waxman, Deidre JOBS Coordinator 617-730-2767
Welpton, Sue Social Work Supervisor 617-730-2755

Davis Path Special District Zoning Study Committee 

Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Brewton, Kara Economic Development Director

Diversity, EEO & Affirmative Action 

Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Daly, N.
Parks, Patty

Dukakis Recognition Committee 

Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Mermell, Jesse Chair

Economic Development Advisory Board 

Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Brewton, Kara Economic Development Director 617-730-2468

Fiscal Policy Review Committee 

Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Goff, Melissa Deputy Town Administrator 617-730-2205

Gateway East Citizen’s Advisory Committee 

Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Viola, Joe Assistant Director

Hancock Village Planning Committee 

Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Daly, Nancy Selectwoman

Housing Advisory Board 

Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Bullock, Virginia

Brookline, MA 02445


Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Gellineau, Lloyd Chief Diversity Officer
Chanyasulkits, Chris Human Services Specialist

Human Resources Board 

Staff
Name Title Email Phone
DeAngelo, Edward Chairman

Information Technology Advisory Committee 

Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Stokes, Kevin Chief Information Officer

Licensing Review Committee 

Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Michienzi, Tracey 617-730-2190

MLK Celebration Committee 

Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Joachim , Rebecca

Moderator's Ad Hoc Committee on Electronic Voting 

Brookline, MA 02445


Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Ward, Pat

Moderator's Committee on Parking  

Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Birnbaum, Benjamin 617-232-6842
Driessen, Guus 617-232-6884
Goldstein, Kenneth M. 617-739-0400
Gould, Jane 617-955-0369
Insinger, Angela 617-566-1077
Jonas, Alisa 617-469-3927
Selwyn, Lee L. 617-277-3388
Simpson, Jonathan 617-738-7130
Stern, Benjamin 617-734-2649

Moderator's Committee on Public Hearings  

Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Friedman, Harry K. 617-232-0122
Herman, Heley Y. 617-505-6027
Kalikow, Donna 617-739-1962
Leary, Richard T. 617-738-7204
Lynn-Jones, Sean M. 617-738-6228

Moderator's Committee on Waste Disposal  

Brookline, MA 02445


Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Pappastergion, Andrew Commissioner of Public Works

Naming Committee  

Brookline, MA 02445


Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Goff, Melissa

Neighborhood Conservation District Commission 

Brookline, MA 02445


Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Hardwicke, Greer

Olmsted Hill Construction Oversight Committee 

Brookline, MA 02445


Staff
Name Title Email Phone
DeWitt, Betsy Selectwoman

Other Post Employment Benefits Committee 

Brookline, MA 02445


Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Cirillo, Stephen
McCormick, Kim

Override Study Committee  

Brookline, MA 02445


Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Benka, Dick Committee Co-Chair
Wolf Ditkoff, Susan Committee Co-Chair

Park & Recreation Commission  

Brookline, MA 02445


Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Paradis, Lisa Recreation Department Director
Gallentine, Erin Parks & Open Space Division Director

Parking Meter Task Force 

Brookline, MA 02445


Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Kleckner, Mel Town Administrator

Planning Board 

Brookline, MA 02445


Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Selkoe, Polly Assistant Director for Regulatory Planning 617-730-2130

Retirement Board Members & Staff 

11 Pierce St.
Stephen Glover Train Memorial
Brookline, MA 02445

617-730-2028

617-730-2298



Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Altman, Gary D. Board Member
Capite, Maryruth Deputy Director of Finance
Cirillo, Stephen Board Member
DiPietro, Michael F. Board Member
McCormick, Kimberly M. Administrative Assistant
Riley, James (Chet) Board Member
Ward, Robert Board Member
Zecha, Frank Director

Transportation Board 

Brookline, MA 02445


Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Kirrane, Todd Transportation Administrator 617-730-2177

Tree Planting Committee 

Brookline, MA 02445


Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Brady, Thomas D.
Mattison, Hugh Chair

Trustees of Walnut Hills Cemetery 

Brookline, MA 02445


Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Gallentine, Erin Chute Parks and Open Space Director 617-730-2088

Zoning Board of Appeals 

Brookline, MA 02445


Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Clark, Ashley Planner & Zoning Coordinator 617-264-6482

Zoning Bylaw Committee 

Brookline, MA 02445


Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Selkoe, Polly Assistant Director, Regulatory Planning 617-730-2126
Steinfeld, Alison Director, Planning & Community Development 617-730-2128