Ten Candidates Seek Seat on Somerville School Committee for Ward 1

Letters of intent were due Jan. 10. Here's who's interested in the position.

The Somerville School Committee is working to replace former Ward 1 representative Maureen Bastardi, who was appointed to the Somerville Board of Aldermen in December.

The School Committee sought letters of intent from those interested in filling the position. The letters were due on Jan. 10, and 10 candidates expressed interest.

Here are the names of those who submitted letters of intent:

  • Emily Ackman
  • Melanie Brown
  • Bonny Carroll
  • Ben Echevarria
  • Orsola “Sue” Fontano
  • Victoria Ramirez-Morales
  • Steven Roix
  • Daisy Vasquez
  • Yvette Verdieu
  • Eva Vinson

The School Committee is now expected to review the submissions and hold interviews with candidates. The committee is expected to vote on a new member by Feb. 4.


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