Conservation Commission

The mission of the Conservation Commission is to protect the wetland resources of West Tisbury according to the statutes of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. We uphold and implement the Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act while striving to find a consensual balance between respect for individual property rights and protection of these resources. The West Tisbury Conservation Commission consists of seven members and one staff person.


2nd and 4th Tuesdays at 5PM at Town Hall, 2nd Floor
Selectmen's Meeting Room

Staff Contacts

Name Title
Maria McFarland Board Administrator

Commission Members

Name Title
Tara Whiting Chair
Whit Griswold Vice Chair
John Brannen Board Member
Prudy Burt Board Member
Binnie Ravitch Board Member
Peter Rodegast Board Member
Mike Turnell Board Member
Vacant N/A Associate Board Member
Vacant N/A Associate Board Member