Brattleboro, Vermont

Board of Civil Authority (BCA)

The Board of Civil Authority consists of elected Justices of the Peace (15), members of the Selectboard (5) and the Town Clerk.

Functions of the Board consist of serving as election officials, hearing tax appeals, sitting on the Board for the Abatement of Taxes, and administering oaths.

Justices of the Peace are elected in November in even numbered years for a two year term. Candidates' names may qualify to be placed on the ballot in one of two ways: Nomination by political party or by filing a petition with the town clerk in the appropriate manner. Justices elected in November take office the following February.

Currently Serving:

John Allen, Selectboard
Jane Buckingham, JP

Franklin J Chrisco, JP
Diane Cooke, JP
Richard H Cooke, JP
Hilary Francis, Town Clerk
Peter Gould, JP

Elliott C Greenblott, JP
Mary Ann Holt, JP
Donald E Long, JP
Lee Madden, JP
Sherry Manning, JP
Kate O'Connor, Selectboard
Timothy J O'Connor, Jr, JP
Robert Oeser, JP

David Schoales, Selectboard
Gail Speno, JP
Brandy Starr, Selectboard
Ben Underhill, JP
Tim Wessel, Selectboard
Veronica Wheelock, JP