Candidates seeking town-wide office in Natick had until Jan. 11 to return their nomination papers, and we can now see the list of those willing to contribute their time and talents to the town’s local government.
(Names are presented below as they were shared by the Town Clerk’s office. Please contact us if any change is required: email@example.com)
Most seats are uncontested, though voters will need to choose between three candidates for 2 Select Board seats and five candidates for three School Committee vacancies.
Candidates can withdraw by Jan. 27 if they don’t want to appear on the ballot. Expect a sample ballot on the town website by early February.
Select Board (vote for up to 2; 3-year term)
- Kathryn Coughlin
- Bruce Evans
- Cody Jacobs
School Committee (vote for up to 3; 3-year term)
- Cathi Collins
- Elise Gorseth
- Kathleen Flathers
- Henry W. Haugland II
- Julie M. McDonough
Planning Board (vote for up to 1; 5-year term)
- Douglas L. Landry
Associate Planning Board (vote for up to 1; 2-year-term)
- Christine Therrien
Recreation & Parks Commission (vote for up to 2; 3-year term)
- David Ordway
- Jessica Ordway
Board of Assessors (vote for up to 1; 3-year term)
- Paul B. Griesmer
Board of Health (vote for up to 1; 3-year term)
- Donald Breda Sr.
Natick Housing Authority (vote for up to 1; 4-year term)
- Kimberly M. Condon
Moderator (vote for up to 1; 3-year-term)
- Frank W. Foss
Town clerk (vote for up to 1; 3-year term)
- Diane B. Packer
Constable (vote for not more than 6; 1-year-term)
- Kevin F. Flynn
- Todd M. Gillenwater
- Joseph Spurling
All current Town Meeting Members, unless they physically moved to a new home in a different precinct, will run as incumbents, regardless of whether their current address is in a different precinct. Incumbent Town Meeting Members must sign the intent to run form which has been sent to them. If you did not receive one, please call (508) 647-6432 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. The last day to submit incumbent Town Meeting nomination papers is 5pm on Tuesday, Feb. 1. Nomination papers for new town meeting members will be available as soon as the State provides the data to assure that all precincts are captured correctly in the voter database, based on redistricting which occurred after the completion of the 2020 Federal Census.
The last day to register to vote for the March 29 Annual Town Election is Wednesday, March 9.