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Current Democratic Vacancies On Boards, Commissions, and Committees

These Board &Committee vacancies will be appointed by the Board of Selectmen, with recommendations from the DTC, for the duration of the unexpired terms.


  1. Board of Finance, Resignation vacancy.  Term to expire, November 2021.
  2. Acton Library Board.  Resignation vacancy.  Term to expire in November 2023.
  3. Planning Commission Alternate:  Resignation vacancy.  Term to expire November 2021.
  4. Town Committee:  Vacancy.  Term to expire March 2022.  Candidates will be elected by DTC, after recommendations from the Nominating Committee.

If you are interested in applying for any of these vacancies or know of a good candidate, please send an email of interest to Colin Heffernan, Nominating Committee Chair at  jcolinheffernan@gmail.com   or to John O’Brien, Town Committee Chair at :  john_hlr@yahoo.com




Volunteers Needed

The Old Saybrook Democratic Town Committee is seeking interested Democrats for open positions on the Architectural Review Board (1postion) and the Democratic Town Committee.(1 position)
1. Old Saybrook Architectural Review Board:  one vacancy. to fill a term, which will expire in September 2023.
2.  Old Saybrook Democratic Town Committee: one vacancy to expire in March 2022.
Please email Colin Heffernan, Chairman of the Democratic Nominating Committee at jcolinheffernan@gmail.com  
to express your interest or ask questions about the openings.

Thank you from John O’Brien and the Executive Board

 The Executive Board of the OSDTC would like to thank everyone who helped in our effort to secure the candidates’ victory in this election:  those of you who wrote and mailed postcards, those who purchased and raised  our new tents, those of you who helped in the sign operations (whether purchasing them, delivering them or picking them up), those who worked the phone banks, wrote letters for the candidates, and put our messages on FB and our website. Thanks to Michelle in Don’s office. A Special Thanks has to go out to our co-chairs of the election committee Joan Strickland and Nancy Walsh who both managed our efforts for the success of all  the candidates in this election.  Thanks to you all!