The Town Moderator, a position elected yearly by the voters of Concord, coordinates, makes key decisions and presides over the Town Meeting process. More specifically, the Moderator declares the outcome of all votes at Town Meeting.
The Moderator also plays a role in the make-up of the Finance Committee. The Finance Committee is made up of 15 members who are appointed by the Town Moderator to serve for up to two 3-year terms. The Moderator also makes appointments during the year to fill any unexpired term in the event of a vacancy.