The Natural Resources Preservation Advisory Board has been established to provide constructive advice, counsel to Town Departments and Boards, and to the Town Commission, with a broad outlook toward environmental and natural resources preservation, protection, and conservation. The board acts in an advisory capacity. The actions, decisions, and recommendations of the Natural Resources Preservation Advisory Board shall not be final or binding on theTtown Commission but shall be advisory only.


One (1) regular meeting of the Board shall be held each quarter, and special meetings may be called by the chairperson or by any three (3) members of the board.

Qualification for Membership:

Members of this board shall be appointed from the residents of the town who shall be knowledgeable concerning environmental issues and problems and concerned with the need to effect reasonable solutions thereto. Membership of the board may be composed of both laymen and professional representatives from such related fields of study as are pertinent to the scope of environmental problems, including the fields of law, biology, chemistry, and engineering.

Members:                                   Term Expires:

Nievecita Maraj, Chairperson       July 3, 2021

Katharina Braun                          July 3, 2021

Jack Halpern                              July 3, 2021

Diane Matthewman                    October 2, 2021

Dario Tertan, Vice Chairperson October 2, 2021

Steven Parks                             April 26, 2022



Currently, there is one vacancy on the Natural Resources Preservation Board for an unexpired term ending April of 2021.

If you are interested in participating on this board, please fill out the Talent Bank Application Form and submit to the Town Clerk's Office.

For additional information, please contact the Town Clerk's Office at (561) 278-4548.