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Town Clerk Times

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Our Mission is to promote public confidence, good will and no compromise excellence by providing the highest level of courteous, efficient service to ensure transparent governance, and to uphold the highest degree of integrity of the Town of Chelmsford's election process through the fair, open and consistent administration of all federal, state and local election laws.

Mar 10

WHEW!

Posted on March 10, 2020 at 1:45 PM by Tricia Dzuris

The Presidential Primary took place on March 3, 2020. We are almost finished all of the post election follow up. The hand count and write in votes have all been tabulated and the official election results have been certified, posted and reported to the State Elections Division. Jennifer is almost done updating the voter activity in the State Voter Registration Information System (VRIS) and the tabulators, poll pads, supply crates and Warden's crates are  being set up for the local election on April 7th.  The ballot positions have been set and we are waiting for the draft ballot to come back for approval. Once that is done, we will send out our memory cards and security keys to be programmed for this next election.   Files will be uploaded and tabulators will again be tested prior to the election. Election workers have already been scheduled and confirmation letters will be going out to them shortly. A huge thank you to my staff and all of the dedicated election workers for their outstanding performance! I rely on their endurance as we take a collective, restorative breathe and push forward to the next election!McCarthy Large Gym
Mar 10

Meet the Town Clerk Staff

Posted on March 10, 2020 at 11:33 AM by Tricia Dzuris

MaryLou Carney
Assistant Town Clerk

MaryLou graduated from UMASS Boston with a BA in English. She worked as an event planner for 10 years in private country clubs and spent 13 years selling real estate in the Greater Boston area. MaryLou was hired as the Principle Clerk at the Town Clerk’s Office in April of 2015. In June 2017, she was appointed as the assistant Town Clerk. Has lived in the Town of Billerica for 15 years with her husband and 2 children. Is active in her community and is a member of the Billerica Neighborhood Brigade and she is a Billerica Town Meeting Representative.MaryLou's primary responsibilities in the Town Clerk's Office are Vital Records and Election Worker scheduling.
MaryLou excels in customer service and problem solving. She will always go above and beyond for the residents and anyone that calls or stops by the office! 

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 Jennifer Almeida
Voter Registration Coordinator

Jennifer  graduated from the University of Georgia with a BA in Political Science, then received her JD from Boston University Law School. She worked at the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination and then the US Department of Housing and Urban Development on housing discrimination cases before taking a few years off to stay home with her two lovely daughters. Prior to her joining the team in the Town Clerk's Office in 2012, she served the Town as the Solid Waste and Recycling Coordinator since 2004. Jennifer's passion, energy and attention to detail are a tremendous asset to the office and her kindness toward everyone is an inspiration to us all. 

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Nancy Sousa
Principal Clerk

Nancy graduated from Fitchburg State College with a BS Elementary Education. She came from a background in Human Resources and cash management. Nancy
started full time in the Town Clerk's Office in August of 2017. Prior to that, Nancy served as an Election Worker and as one of our valued volunteers! Her sense of humor and tireless work ethic provides an entertaining anchor to the office. One can always count on Nancy to come through when last minute tasks need to be attended to.

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 Tricia Dzuris
 Town Clerk

Tricia studied business management at UMass  Lowell and Hesser College in Nashua. Her early career in retail led her in the direction of  sales as a manufacturers representative. Tricia was an Account Executive for Parfums Stern, Liz Claiborne and Parfums Houbigant from 1985 until 1997 when she left the work force to raise her daughter. After many years of volunteering,Tricia began working for the Town in 2005. She started as a billing clerk in the Sewer Division and was promoted to Assistant to the Town Manager in 2007. Tricia was recruited to the Town Clerk's Office in 2016 by her predecessor, Onorina Maloney. Tricia had the pleasure of working under Onorina as her Assistant Town Clerk until her retirement in 2017. Tricia was appointed as Town Clerk in 2017. Since then, she has earned the designation as Certified Municipal Clerk from the International Institute of Municipal Clerk's Association.
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