Public Ceremonies Committee

Veterans Day CeremonyMeetings

  • 249 George Ryder Road
    Chatham, MA 02633

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

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  • Robert B. Franz, Member
    Term expires: 2024
  • Carol Abel, Member
    Term expires: 2026
  • Vacancy, Member
    Term expires: 2025
  • Vacancy, Member
    Term expires: 2025
  • Vacancy, Member
    Term expires: 2026

Staff Contacts


Committee Charge

The Public Ceremonies Committee shall be responsible for the planning, organizing, implementing and assisting in the oversight of the Town’s Memorial Day and Veteran’s Day services and any other occasion meriting public observance. 

The Committee shall consist of 5 individuals. Military veterans, current service members, past or present police officers, firefighters, scouts, public officials or any other individuals with experience in ceremonial observances are encouraged to participate.

Submitting Electronic Correspondence

Please submit correspondence to the Staff Liaison. Please note that all such electronic correspondence is considered a public record. Correspondence containing requests for public records will be responded to by the Staff Liaison in compliance with Massachusetts General Laws (MGL) Chapter 66, Section 10 within 10 days of receipt. All other correspondence and materials submitted will be forwarded by the Staff Liaison to the Board/Committee Chair, with a copy to Members/Commissioners and person sending request/comment, for potential scheduling of discussion on an upcoming public meeting agenda.