Alison Genest is a member of the Dracut Board of Selectmen. She topped the ticket in a five-candidate race, winning 9 precincts and tying in the 10th. She was unanimously elected by her colleagues to serve as the board's vice chair.
As a Selectman, in collaboration with her colleagues and the town manager, Alison is focused on a variety of issues, including keeping Dracut affordable, strengthening planning and oversight, and supporting public safety. She is co-chair of the board's Economic Development subcommittee and a member of the Open Space & Recreation subcommittee and the Public Safety subcommittee.
See Alison's full bio.
The Dracut Board of Selectmen's next meeting takes place January 26, 2020 at 7 pm.
See the agenda and other details on the Board of Selectmen's page on the Town of Dracut's website.
You can watch past meetings of The Dracut Board of Selectmen online.
See the Dracut Board of Selectmen's past meetings on DracutTV.org.
Alison Genest in the News
Lowell Sun: Dracut board welcomes new faces
"The board chose to go with a newcomer for the vice chair role, electing Selectman Alison Genest, who will take the reins from Selectman Tony Archinski."
NewsSunday, September 27, 2020 4:57 PM
Alison Genest focuses on financial, planning and oversight issues during first 3 months as Dracut Selectman
Dracut Selectman Alison Genest has had a productive first 90 days in office.
Thursday, August 13, 2020 4:32 PM
The Dracut Board of Selectmen has unanimously passed a resolution standing in solidarity with the town’s police officers.
Wednesday, July 15, 2020 6:43 PM
The board chose to go with a newcomer for the vice chair role, electing Selectman Alison Genest, who will take the reins from Selectman Tony Archinski.
Friday, July 3, 2020 7:39 AM
It was in with the new and no thanks to old hands at this week’s Dracut election.
Despite the presence of longtime pols Phil Thibault and Joe Espinola on the ballot, financial services professional and political newcomer Alison Genest topped the ticket.
Monday, June 29, 2020 10:28 PM
Alison Genest topped the ticket.
“I’m honored and humbled by the overwhelming response from the voters. Obviously they responded to my positive message of change for Dracut. There were a lot of negative forces that tried to work against me, and I’m so glad that the voters saw through it and they rejected those voices,” she said. “And this is a new day for Dracut.”
Genest has said her main priorities are keeping Dracut affordable and supporting the town’s public safety departments, as well as focusing on accountability at Town Hall.