Economic Development Commission

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About the EDC:

Mission Statement: The purpose of the Andover Economic Development Commission is to promote investment and development in Andover by collaborating with residents, property owners and businesses to determine the best approach to increase economic growth. Our goal is to support and develop the business community while preserving the rural nature and historical character of Andover. The EDC will work with town officials to identify and target businesses favorable to resident’s and consistent with our goal of minimizing the impact to our environment.


Five Members appointed by the Board of Selectmen, who shall serve two year terms. The commission is looking for 2 additional members to volunteer.

Commission Members

NameTitleTerm ExpiresEmail
Elaine Buchardt

Chair (D)


Patrick Ira Dougherty

Member (D)


Cathy Palazzi

Member (R)


Catherine Magaldi-Lewis

Member (D)