Mary has been employed with the Town of Westerly since March 1992. In August 1993, she was appointed Deputy Town Clerk and served in that position until her appointment as Town Clerk in April 2022. She received her Certified Municipal Clerk (CMC) designation in December 1997, entry level into the Master Municipal Clerk Academy in September 2004, and her Master Municipal Clerk (MMC) designation in November 2013. Mary is a member of the International Institute of Municipal Clerks (IIMC), the New England Association of City and Town Clerks (NEACTC) and the Rhode Island Town and City Clerks Association (RITCCA). She has served on the Executive Board of the New England Association of City and Town Clerks and currently serves as Education Chair of the Rhode Island Town and City Clerks Association. She was a member of the Town’s Highway Facilities Building Committee that oversaw the design and construction of the new Highway Garage Facility.
The Town Clerk is the custodian of the Town Seal and Town records dating back to 1661. The Town Clerk acts as Town Council Clerk, Probate Court Clerk, Licensing Board Clerk, Ex-officio Clerk to the Board of Canvassers and oversees the Municipal Court.
Mary was born and raised in Westerly and resides here with her husband and their dog, Henri.