Selectmen and Town Manager
The Town of Andover elects a five member Board of Selectmen to staggered three-year terms. The Board generally meets twice a month on a Monday evening. For a schedule of upcoming meetings, please check the Meeting List. You can also click agenda to view the contents of the most current Selectmen's Meeting Agenda.
- Meeting Minutes and Video Archive
- Mission & Values Statement
- FY13 Selectmen & Manager Goals
- Vision 21 Committee Report
- Citizen Survey Results
- Guide for Doing Business in Andover
- 2012 Town Dept Highlights
- Board of Selectmen Policies
- Financial Reports
- Awards & Recognition
- Committee Volunteers Needed
- Selectmen Liaison Listing
- Town Collective Bargaining Agreements
- Service Feedback
- Andover Selectmen 1855 – 2012
- Pothole Claims Procedure
- Special Events Guidelines
- Town Manager's Contract
The mailing address for the Board of Selectmen is:Town Offices
36 Bartlet Street
Andover, MA 01810
You can also send email to a Board of Selectmen mailbox. Please note that messages sent to this address will be printed and copied for the selectmen once a week. You will not receive an email reply to messages sent to the Board of Selectmen mailbox. To send email to the Board of Selectmen mailbox, click here: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The current Board members and their term expiration dates appear below. Some personal e-mail addresses for individual selectmen members are also listed.
Alexander J. Vispoli, Chairman: email@example.com
Alex was first elected to the Board of Selectmen in March of 2004. Alex is a member of the Massachusetts Selectmen's Association (MSA) Executive Committee and is the current MSA representative for Essex and Middlesex Counties. He is also a member of the Massachusetts Municipal Association (MMA) Board of Directors and a member of the Governor's Local Government Advisory Commission. Alex's community service includes volunteering for Boy Scouts, coaching Andover Youth Sports, a member of The Knights of Columbus and Service Club of Andover. Ann and Alex live on Alison Way and have four children.
Mr. Vispoli's current Selectman term ends in March 2016.
Daniel H. Kowalski, Vice Chairman: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dan was first elected to the Board of Selectmen in March of 2012. Dan holds a BS degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Massachusetts: Dartmouth. Dan is married to Kristin (Monahan) Kowalski and has two daughters, Emily and Grace, who attend Andover Public Schools. Dan has served on the South School Council, South School PTO as VP and co-President, Andover Youth Foundation Board, Andover Finance Committee and has coached soccer for Andover Soccer Association. Professionally, Dan has worked for IBM for over 20 years. More recently, Dan has focused in the area of internal application and process controls. Dan also has over 15 years part time law enforcement experience as first an Auxiliary and later a Reserve Police Officer. Dan holds the professional designation Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) from the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. Dan is also a Massachusetts certified EMT-B.
Mr. Kowalski’s current Selectman term ends in March 2015.
Brian Major, Secretary: email@example.com
Brian was first elected to the Board of Selectmen in March of 1997. He and his wife Margaret have four children in the public schools: Rachel, Danielle, Brendan and Nicole. Brian is a Master Black Belt / Program Manager for Philips Healthcare headquartered here in Andover, Massachusetts. He has a Bachelors and Masters of Science in Industrial Engineering, an MBA and Masters certifications in Project Management, Six Sigma, Facilitation and Lean Manufacturing. He was a charter member of the Andover Youth Council from 1994-1997. Additionally he coaches the Andover Youth Wrestling program and is the Cubmaster for Cub Scout Pack 76.
Brian’s current Selectman term ends in March 2015.
Paul J. Salafia: firstname.lastname@example.org
Paul was elected to the Andover Board of Selectmen in March of 2011. Paul served on the Andover Planning Board for 17 years and has also served as Andover’s Commissioner to the Merrimack Valley Planning Commission, the Andover Council on Aging, the Town Yard Task Force, member of the Andover Rotary Club, Andover Historical Society, Service Club of Andover, Lawrence Boys and Girls Club Director, Northeastern University Advisory Board as well as the Lanam Club board of directors. Paul is a father of 2 boys, a grandfather of 5 and resides with his wife Margaret on the former Walnuthurst Dairy Farm on South Main St., in Andover.
Mr. Salafia's current Selectman term ends in March 2016.
Mary K. Lyman: email@example.com
Mary K. Lyman was appointed to the Board of Selectmen on October 22, 2001 (to fill a mid-term vacancy), and was subsequently elected in March, 2002. She and her husband James live at 50 School Street with their three sons ages 16, 19 and 21. She holds a Master's Degree in Public Administration from the University of Massachusetts - Amherst. She works in Development for Family Service, Inc. of Lawrence, MA. Prior to her appointment, Mary served as the Town's Human Resource Director from 1985-1990 and on the School Committee from 1992-1995.
Mary's current Selectman term ends in March 2014.
Town Manager Reginald S. Stapczynski: firstname.lastname@example.org
Reginald "Buzz" Stapczynski was appointed Andovers Town Manager in 1990. He has a Master's in Public Administration from the University of Kansas and a Bachelor's degree from the Catholic University of America in Washington D.C. Prior to coming to Andover Buzz was the Town Manager in Wilmington, Massachusetts for 9 ½ years. He also served as Wilmington's Assistant Town Manager for several years. Buzz resides in Andover with his wife Sandy and his two sons.
Assistant Town Manager Steven S. Bucuzzo: email@example.com
Steve Bucuzzo was appointed Andover's Assistant Town Manager in June, 2001. He holds a Master's degree in Public Administration from Northeastern University, and a Bachelor's in Political Science from the University of Massachusetts-Lowell. Prior to coming to Andover Steve served as Town Administrator for Rockport, MA; as Budget & Management Assistant for Wellesley, MA; and as a Non-Commissioned Officer in the United States Army Airborne Infantry. Steve lives in Haverhill with his wife Lynette.