Selectman-elect Jack Petropoulos officially became Selectman Petropoulos Monday evening, at the Board of Selectman’s first meeting since his election win on May 22. Petropoulos beat political veteran Bob Hargraves and first-time candidate Erich Garger to fill the seat left vacant by 3-term selectman Fran Dillon’s retirement.
The Board also reorganized, a traditional post-election chore that puts the newest member in the role of Clerk. Peter Cunningham nominated Stuart Schulman as Chairman; a motion that all five members approved. Schulman replaces Anna Eliot. Then Schulman responded in kind by nominating Cunningham as Vice-Chairman; that motion also carried unanimously. The new roles will likely stay in place until after the 2013 elections, when Schulman’s and Degen’s current terms expire.