Michael is currently the Town Clerk in Falmouth and has served since first being elected in 2003. He is a strong supporter of transparency in local government and providing excellence in customer service to the town’s citizens. He has been a Town Meeting Member since 1991 and on the Board of Registrars since 1995. He is a member of Marine Lodge of Masons and has been a Shriner Clown. He is on the Board of Directors of the Girl’s Hockey Booster Club.
Michael is a lifelong resident of Falmouth. He was a member of the first graduating class from Falmouth High School and has a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Massachusetts. He had a 20 year career in retail management, operated two small businesses, and worked for the Steamship Authority before becoming Town Clerk.
Michael is married to Marie Palmer and has a son Adam, two step daughters Alison and Laura, and twin daughters Margaret and Elizabeth.