Letter: McKennitt running for Select Board  

January 26, 2024

I am pleased to announce my candidacy for election to the Concord Select Board. 

Concord is in my blood. I grew up in Thoreau Hills, attending Thoreau, Peabody and CCHS. When my wife Martha and I started a family, we moved back to Concord, where our four kids have attended Willard, Sanborn and CCHS. My parents still live in the house I grew up in. It has been a wonderful, special, multi-generational experience and I believe I can help ensure this type of opportunity can continue to be available for ALL who live here. 

My focus as a Select Board member will be on a commitment to follow good governance and leadership that will unify and strengthen the Town. I am a strong believer in using facts and data and engaging in thoughtful analysis to develop optimal options and solutions. I know it is also important to have an open process, to consider different and diverse viewpoints and to bring people along on the journey. 

I believe that my 33-year business career brings significant relevant experience. In addition to building and managing teams to solve the most pressing strategic and financial issues facing companies ranging from Fortune 500 entities to local venture-backed startups, I have spent almost 20 years in two heavily regulated industries – health care and energy – where I have worked with local, state and federal regulators to design policies and programs that meet the needs of all stakeholders. 

I look forward to engaging with the Concord community on the important issues we face, and charting a path forward for our amazing and vibrant town and its residents. 

Cameron McKennitt 

Nut Meadow Crossing