Clarence A. Barnes 3rd, of Vineyard Haven, said the Vineyard can learn from its history as it moves into a year-round community.
Brian Smith, a realtor from Oak Bluffs, said he wants to protect the Vineyard while promoting sustainable growth.
Richard James Toole, a carpenter from Oak Bluffs, said he is concerned about the future of the Island.
Fred Hancock of Oak Bluffs said the MVC is an important organization for preserving the Island.
Susan Desmarais of Oak Bluffs, a retired health care professional, is a lifelong conservationist and environmentalist.
John Breckenridge of Oak Bluffs said the commission's planning responsibility is key to maintaining the Island.
Christina Brown, a retired assistant to the Edgartown planning board, has a particular interest in affordable housing on the Vineyard.
Robert M. Doyle from Chilmark, a retired banker and substance abuse counselor, believes in the mission of the MVC.
James Vercruyssse, a cabinetmaker from Aquinnah, said he is looking forward to working on important planning issues.