Board Members:
Manuel D. Silva
Derek DeBarge
Vice Chairman
Carmina D. Fernandes
Brian M. Mannix
William E. Rooney
Town Administrator:
Ellie Villano
Email Address:
Phone Number:

(413) 583-5600 x1200

Town Hall, 3rd Floor
488 Chapin Street
Ludlow, MA 01056
Office Hours:
8:30am - 4:30pm (M-F)
Meeting Times:
7pm Tuesdays
By Agenda
Office Staff:
Sandy Leecock
Shari Bray

Board of Selectmen
Meet the Board

Manny Silva  Manuel D. Silva
Manuel Silva is a Massachusetts accredited Assessor with 30+ years in local government.

Mr. Silva has been the Principle Assessor for the Town of Wilbraham since 1985, is the Vice President of the Hampshire Association of Assessing Offices and was the Assessor for the Town of Ludlow for 4 years in the early 1980's.

A resident of Ludlow since 1963 and a graduate of Ludlow High School, Manuel is a real estate broker and local business owner.

Selectman Silva is happily married with 5 children and 3 grandchildren - all of Ludlow.
  Derek DeBarge
 Vice Chairman
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Carmina D. Fernandes

Attorney Carmina Fernandes is a long-time resident of the Town of Ludlow and a local attorney specializing in various areas of the law.  In addition to her legal experience, Selectwoman Fernandes is currently a Board of Director and Second Chair of the East of the River Five Town Chamber (ERC5) which represents Ludlow and four other surrounding towns, a Board of Director of the Ludlow Rotary Club, a Board Member and acting President of several condominium boards, an arbitrator for the Better Business Bureau, a Board of Director of the Michael J. Dias Foundation, and a member of various scholarship committees.  She was also a former member of the Ludlow Master Plan Committee and a Committee Member of the Ludlow Cultural Council.

Selectwoman Fernandes was born in Portugal, and has lived in Brazil and in NYC.  She speaks four languages including English, Portuguese, Spanish, and French and has passion for international travel and issues and has made many strong global ties.  Degrees:   BDIC and JD. 

Brian Maxxix Brian M Mannix
Brian M. Mannix has been a Ludlow resident for 45 years and retired as Sergeant from the Ludlow Police Department after 31 years of service in 2001.

Mr. Mannix graduated from Holyoke Community College in 1975 and earned an Associates Degree before attending Westfield State College earning a Bachelors Degree in 1978.  He received a Master's Degree in Criminal Justice from American International College in 1981.

Mr. Mannix has served the Ludlow community on a variety of committees including the St. Matthew's School Committee, the Charter Commission 2010-2011, the Westover Advisory Commission, the Cable TV Advisory Committee and as a precinct five member.

Selectman Mannix was elected to the Board of Selectmen March 2013 and resides in Ludlow with his wife, Alice.  He has two grown children, Michael and Shannon
William Rooney  William E. Rooney

William E. Rooney is a 1974 graduate of Ludlow High School and a 1978 graduate of St. Anselm College in Manchester, New Hampshire where he earned a B.A. in Political Science.  He then graduated from Western New England College School of Law in 1992.  Mr. Rooney served as an Assistant District Attorney in the Hampden County District Attorney’s Office.  He is a partner in the law firm of Chartier, Ogan and Brady and specializes in real estate, civil litigation, criminal defense, and estate planning. 

Mr. Rooney served on the School Committee from 1993-1998 and on the Finance Committee from 2007-2008.  Mr. Rooney was elected to the Board of Selectmen in March, 2008 and still serves on the board.  He was chairman from March, 2010-March,2011.

Mr. Rooney resides in Ludlow with his wife, Laura, and their three daughters, Allie, Casey, and Kate.

Town of Ludlow, Massachusetts
488 Chapin Street
Ludlow, MA 01056
(413) 583-5600

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