A two-member subcommittee of the Andover select board interviewed four of the five candidates for three open seats on the Zoning Board of Appeals Monday.
Select board members Christian C. Huntress and Melissa Danisch will make formal recommendations to the full select board when it meets on July 20. The full select board needs to give final approval for the appointments. Five regular members and four alternate members are appointed to the ZBA by the select board to serve three-year terms on a rolling schedule.
The three members whose terms expired June 30 are all seeking reappointment. David Guerette has served as an alternate member of the ZBA since first being appointed in 2019. Carol McDonough, who has been on the board for more than 15 years, currently serves as clerk for the ZBA. The subcommittee still has to interview current member Lisa Rechisky, who was unavailable to attend Monday’s session.
Aseem Junega was one of two candidates interviewed who has not served on the board previously. He said his family moved to Andover last year and that he wants to be more involved in the community.
Matthew Nigrelli, a former attorney who now works in biotech, grew up in the area and moved back after living in Boston and Melrose. A sixth candidate, William Haskell, withdrew from consideration earlier in the day on Monday.
The town is currently looking for volunteers to serve on several Andover boards and committees.