Conservation Commission

The primary function of the Conservation Commission is overseeing all conservation land and the administration and enforcement of the Wetlands Protection Act Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 131, Section 40.  The Act is intended to protect eight public interest issues related to wetlands: flood control, storm damage prevention, protection of public and private water supply, protection of ground water supply, prevention of pollution, protection of fisheries, protection wildlife habitat and protection of land containing shellfish.

Staff Contacts

Name Title
Winifred McGowan Assistant Director/Conservation Agent

Commission Members

NameTitleTerm
Julie A. Flynn

Chairman

2017

Laurie J. Finne

Member

2018

Sharon Kelley-Parella

Vice Chair

2017

Vincent Licciardi

Member

2018

Michael J. McInnis

Member

2019

Donald J. Pearson

Member

2019