Meet the Celebrations Committee

The Celebrations Committee operates under the authority of Wellesley Select Board as an Appointed Standing Committee.

The town of Wellesley operates a Celebrations Committee consisting of 12 residents appointed by the Select Board. Two members of the Committee shall be members of the Wellesley Veterans’ Council. The Committee shall plan and carry out a proper observance of the annual Town Veterans Celebration and such other events as the Select Board may designate.

Roy Switzler, Chair
Carl Nelson, Treasurer

Appointed Members of the Celebrations Committee: Royall Switzler, Chair, Mark Antonelli, Adele Beggs,
James Bishop, Salvatore DeFazio, Dick Carls, Diane Duddy, Rowie Gray,
Ken Johnson, JoAnn Jones, Pete Jones, Carl Nelson

Roles

Mark Antonelli – Publicity Photographer
Adele Beggs – Administrative Assistant
Jim Bishop – Secretary
Nancy Blanchard – Veterans Representative
Cathy Brauner – Print Publicity
Hyacinth Brauner – Parade Coordinator
Dick Carls – Parade Coordinator
Tory DeFazio III – MC & Coordinator
Diane Duddy – Telephone Coordinator
Stan Dunajski – Parade Coordinator
Lindsay Ellms – Coordinator
Rowie Gray – Administrative Coordinator
Pam Grignaffini – Volunteer Coordinator
Ken Johnson – Parade Coordinator
George Johnston – Food Coordinator
JoAnn Jones – Resident Artist
Pete Jones – Parade Coordinator & Fund Raising
Harold Kaplan – Parade Coordinator
Carl Nelson – Treasurer & Parade Coordinator
Joe Oliveri – Veterans Representative
Beth Sullivan – Representative from Select Board
Royall H. Switzler – Chairman

October 2nd & 3rd, 2021