Liaison Assignments & Guidelines

2023-2024 Select Board Member

Committee Liaison Assignments 

(effective July 1, 2023)

Suzie Barry

Battle Road Scenic Byway Committee

Council on Aging

Greenways Corridor Committee

Monuments and Memorials Committee

Recreation Committee

Jill Hai 

Economic Development Advisory Committee

Housing Partnership Board

Lexington Housing Assistance Board (LexHAB)

Small Business Round Table

Sustainable Lexington Committee

Transportation Advisory Committee

Doug Lucente

Council for the Arts

Design Advisory Committee

Economic Development Advisory Committee

Lexington Center Committee

Munroe Center for the Arts Board

Tourism Committee

Town Celebrations Committee

Youth Commission

Joe Pato, Select Board Chair

Ad Hoc Transportation Advisory Committee

Noise Advisory Committee

Town Report Committee

Tree Committee


Mark Sandeen

Bicycle Advisory Committee

Board of Health

Commission on Disability

Communications Advisory Committee (CAC)         

Human Rights Committee

Permanent Building Committee (PBC)

Select Board Liaison Guidelines

Select Board members serve as official liaisons to specific boards, committees, task forces, special project efforts, ad‐hoc groups, commissions, and more. Select Board Liaisons are not members of the groups to which they are assigned. 

Select Board Liaisons Best Practices: 

  • Select Board liaisons are appointed on a rotating basis to serve as a conduit of information between a committee and the Select Board and, where appropriate, between the committee and the Town Manager.
  • The role of the Select Board liaison is to facilitate communications and guide the Board or Committee accordingly, when necessary.
  • Select Board Liaisons should communicate on a regular basis with the Chair of their Boards/Committees to serve as a resource if the committee has any needs, questions, or hot button issues with which they need the Select Board’s special attention or assistance, or of which the Select Board should be aware. 
  • Select Board Liaisons should review the agenda and prior meeting minutes of each of their assigned Boards/Committees on a regular basis (ideally before the upcoming meeting) to keep current with the activities of their assigned committees.
  • Select Board Liaisons should make an effort to occasionally attend a meeting of the relevant board or committee but are not expected to attend each meeting.
  • On an annual basis, Select Board Liaisons should review the charge of the committee with the Chair, discuss if the committee is functioning effectively, and discuss the committee's work plan or upcoming objectives.
  • If a Board or Committee is proposing to ask the Select Board to bring an article to a Town Meeting session, the Board or Committee Chair should work with their Select Board liaison to ensure the entire Select Board and Town Manager are informed in a timely and ongoing manner prior to voting the warrant.