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Town of Conway
P.O. Box 240
Conway, MA 01341
Fax 413.369.4237
Pictured below:  Town Office, 32 Main Street (left); Town Hall, 5 Academy Hill Road (right)

Emergency Assistance  – Shelburne State Police Dispatch
911 or 413-625-8200
 Town Administrator Thomas HutchesonTown Office
   413-369-4235 x3,
 Assistant to the TA  Louise Beckett, Town Office
   413-369-4235 x0,
Western Massachusetts Office of the Governor William Ramsdell, 436 Dwight Street, Suite 300, Springfield, MA 01103, 413-784-1200
 Select Board Members

*Please note that Board/Committee chairs are subject to change at the beginning of each fiscal year; this is the list for FY2020.

Accountant Michael Kociela, Town Office – FRCOG Program 413-369-4235 x0,

Ambulance Director Gemma Vanderheld 413-369-4235 x9,

Animal Control Officer/Dog Officer Joseph Colucci
Assessor (Administrative) Natalie Whitcomb, Town Hall
   413-369-4235 x5,
Board of Health (Carl Nelke, Chair)
   413-369-4235 x8,
Board of Selectmen (Bob Armstrong, Chair)
Building Inspector (Franklin Regional Council of Governments; includes electrical and plumbing)
   413-774-3167 x2
Capital Improvements Planning Committee (Chair, vacant)
    Patricia Vinchesi
   Bob Armstrong (Select Board representative)
   Roy Cohen (Finance Committee representative)
Community Preservation Committee (Chair, vacant)
   Contact Town Administrator’s office, Thomas Hutcheson, 413-369-4235 x3
Conservation Commission (Bruton Strange, Acting Chair)
   Brian Blakeslee, Ronald Hawkes, James Recore
Council on Aging (Patricia Ann Lynch, Chair)
Cultural Council
Emergencies   Call 911 or Shelburne Control (Dispatch) at 413-625-8200
Emergency Management Director George Murphy
   Assistant EMD: Veronique Blanchard,
Energy Committee  vacant
Finance Committee (Alan Singer, Chair),
Fire Chief /Enhanced 911 Coordinator Robert Baker
Franklin County Cooperative Inspection Program (FCCIP)413-774-3167
   Building Commissioner & Zoning Enforcement Officer –  Jim Hawkins, x113  
   Local Inspector –    to be determined, x110
   Electrical Inspector – Tom McDonald, x115
   Plumbing and Gas Inspector – Andy French, x112
   Zoning and Software Assistant – Paul Lemelin, x114
   Departmental Clerk – Chris Brothers, x109
Franklin County Solid Waste District Representative
   Lynn Rubinstein, 802-254-3636;
Franklin Regional Council of Governments (FRCOG) Representative Philip Kantor
Franklin Regional Planning Board Representative Bob Armstrong
Board of Health (Carl Nelke, Chair)
   413-369-4235 x8,
Highway Superintendent Ronald Sweet
   413-369-4235 x10,
Historical Commission (Sarah Williams, Chair)
Housing Committee (inactive)
Field Memorial Library Carol Baldwin, Director
Moderator Jimmy Recore
Open Space Committee (Janet Chayes, Chair)
Parks, Recreation & Trails Committee (Chair, vacant)
Personnel Committee (David Barten, Chair)
Planning Board (Chair: Beth Girshman)
Police Chief Kenneth D. Ouimette
   413-369-4235 x 7,
Board of Registrars
   Contact: Town Clerk (below)
School Committee Chairs
   Elaine Campbell, Chair – 369-8089
   Cynthia Ouimette, Frontier Regional School –, 413-369-4710
   Franklin County Technical School – vacant
School Superintendent Darius Modestow
Town Clerk Laurie Lucier,  Town Office
   369-4235 x4,
Town Counsel John Fitz-Gibbon
   Contact: Town Administrator (above)
Treasurer/Tax Collector Janice WarnerTown Office
   413-369-4235 x2,
Assistant Treasurer/Tax Collector Lynn KaneTown Office
   413-369-4235 x1,
Tree Warden Walter Goodridge
   (413) 369-4685,
Veterans’ Services Officer Brian Brooks
   413- 772-1571,; Upper Pioneer Valley Veterans’ Services District
Veterans’ Graves Offic�r Don Graham
   (413) 475-2498,
Zoning Board of Appeals (Mark Silverman, Chair)
   Contact: Town Administrator,