New Democrat appointed to Board of Registrars

Jul 29, 2020

The Select Board appointed a new member to the Board of Registrars at a meeting on July 27. 

UMass Dartmouth professor of art education, art history, and media Kathy Meraglia was appointed to the three-person board to replace outgoing Democrat Thomas M. Brooks, Jr., who is retiring from the office at the age of 93.

She will be joining current Registrars Randall T. Weeks, Jr. and Mary Ellen A. DeFrias.

The town’s Board of Registrar of Voters is composed of one Republican, one Democrat, and one independent. Its role is to ensure fair and impartial elections by registering voters and processing address and party changes.