Myron Garfinkle, a retired businessman from West Tisbury, said he brings a fresh perspective and a love for the Island.
Josh Goldstein, a Vineyard Haven innkeeper, said he can act as a voice for the next generation of Islanders.
Stop & Shop representatives this week formally presented plans for a substantial expansion of the company’s grocery store in Edgartown.
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.