Meet the Candidates March 22

Featuring Uncontested Candidates for the April 13, 2021 Town Election

Meet the Candidates was held on March 22, 2021. The candidates for the following boards discussed their background, priorities, and what their board contributes to Needham. Students from the Needham High School LWV Club moderated the event. Watch Meet the Candidates to learn more about these boards and the people who will be on the April 13 ballot for these uncontested seats.

-Meet the Candidates for the Following Uncontested Seats:

  • Park and Recreation Commission: Chris Gerstel and Dina Hannigan
  • Commissioners of Trust Funds: Heydon Traub
  • Trustees of the Needham Public Library: Jay Fialkov
  • Trustees of Memorial Park: William Topham
  • Board of Health: Kathleen Ward Brown

Register for Candidates Night for School Committee and Select Board: March 24 at 7 pm (register at

To watch Meet the Candidates, click on the video below. You can also access it on the Needham Channel’s website.

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