Connecting People to Services

Membership Appointments

Falmouth Human Services Committee consists of nine members appointed by the Board of Selectmen to three-year terms.  According to the Town Charter, members may serve for no more than 3 consecutive terms. The Committee seeks members who represent diverse sectors of our community or who have a strong interest in a significant area of social concern within the town.  Some areas of representation are: youth; school; recreation; business; clergy; health; mental health; housing; elderly; disabled.

The Director of Falmouth Human Services serves as an ex-officio member of the Committee.

Membership Application Process:

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Before or during your application process, it is suggested that you attend a Committee meeting and schedule an appointment with a Committee Chair and/or the Falmouth Human Services Director to learn more about the Committee’s mission, work and the application process.

  • Send completed application and letter of interest to the Board of Selectmen (Click link above for application), Falmouth Town Hall, 59 Town Hall Square, Falmouth, MA 02540
  • Selectmen will send a letter inviting you to appear before the Board of Selectmen at a Monday night meeting for an interview.  You will have the opportunity to describe your interest in Human Services and how that interest might enhance the work of the Committee.
  • Board of Selectmen make determination regarding potential appointees and send a letter with the dates of the appointment term
  • Appointee will then appear before the Town Clerk at Town Hall to be sworn in

Current Members and Terms:

     Debra Berglin 12/16/19-6/30/22 (Filling Unexpired Term)

               Milene Chioatto 9/21/20-6/30/2023 (Term 1)

Kerin Delaney (Chair) 7/1/18-6/30/21 (Term 1)

Johnny Hatem Jr. 9/21/20-6/30/22 (Filling Unexpired Term)

              Lawrence Langer 5/6/19-6/30/20 (Filling Unexpired Term)

    Ellen O’Donnell 10/19/20-6/30/21 (Filling Unexpired Term)

    Sharon Sodekson 9/25/18-6/30/20 (Filling Unexpired Term)

Barbara Sullivan 7/1/19-6/30/22 (Term 3)

*The Committee currently has three openings please forward your interest to the Chair