Bedford Candidate Forum ~ Watch LIVE on Sunday, Feb. 28 ~ 1 to 6 pm

The League of Women Voters of Bedford will sponsor a Candidate Forum for our local election on Sunday, February 28, 2021, beginning at 1 pm. All of the candidates for contested offices have agreed to take part.

The forum format will not allow members of the audience to participate in the Zoom meeting, but the League will take questions in advance at

Bedford TV will show the Forum live at  It will also be recorded with indexing and be available on Monday at the Bedford TV YouTube page.

1 pm—Select Board
2 candidates, 1 open seat

  • Margot Fleischman – incumbent
  • Korben Whitt-Leitner

1:45 pm—Schools

Bedford School Committee
1 candidate, 1 open seat

  • Dan Brosgol – incumbent

Regional School Committee
1 candidate, 1 open seat

  • Brian O’Donnell

2 pm—Board of Health
4 candidates, 2 open seats

  • Alison O’Connell
  • Anita Raj, incumbent
  • Maureen Richichi
  • Catherine Van Praagh

3 pm— Planning Board
3 candidates, 1 open seat

  • Chris Gittins
  • Bryan Paul Jean
  • Armen Zildjian

4 pm—Library Trustees
3 candidates, 2 open seats

  • Dennis Ahern, incumbent
  • Fahad Alden
  • Michael Pulizzi, incumbent

5 pm—Assessors
2 candidates, 1 open seat

  • Joseph Gilbert
  • Elliot Lovy

For more information or questions contact Lora Goldenberg, League of Women Voters of Bedford,

Editor’s Note: Bedford’s Annual Town Election will take place from 8 am to 6 pm on Saturday, March 13 at the John Glenn Middle School, 99 McMahon Road.

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