Board of Selectmen

Robert R. Smith, First Selectman (D) 2021
admin@easthaddam.org
Theresa B. Govert, Selectman (D) 2021
Carleen G. Quinn, Selectman (R\) 2021

Staff Contact
Linda J. Zemienieski, Executive Assistant
admin@easthaddam.org 

1 Plains Road
P.O. Box 385
Moodus, CT  06469
860-873-5021
860-872-5025 fax

The Board of Selectmen are the chief elected and executive officers of the Town of East Haddam.  Their responsibilities cover a broad range of important municipal issues.  The Board of Selectmen are responsible for the oversight and delivery of all general municipal services, including but not limited to Public Safety, Public Works, and general government (finance, personnel, building inspections, maintenance, senior services, legal, animal control and veterans functions).

The Board of Selectmen act as the appointing authority for the many resident volunteers who serve on town boards and commissions.  These Boards/Commissions assist in shaping and formulating Town policies on the environment, infrastructure assessment and improvement, growth and development issues, fair housing, senior citizens, finance, recreation, recycling and personnel to name a few.  In addition, appointment of department heads of various general agencies falls within their scope of responsibility as well.

The Board of Selectmen also act as the Town's licensing authority and reviews, hears and acts on all such requests.  The Board reviews and approves Town Meeting warrants, ballot questions, and reviews and approves contracts for procument of services or materials.  The First Selectman also plays a key role in litigation and employee contract negotiations.

The Board of Selectmen meet on the the first and third Wednesday of every month at 7:00 p.m. in the Municipal Office Complex, 1 Plains Road, Moodus.

Liaison Appointments: To Be Determined

Secretary:  To Be Determined