Gerald Brecher

Office: Moderator, Town of North Andover
Status: Challenger
Party Affiliation:
City: North Andover

Jerry Brecher, candidate for North Andover Moderator, has lived in North Andover since 1990. He and his wife, Louise Borke, raised their family here. He served on an appointed committee investigating proposed changes to the Town Charter, as well as on a subcommittee of the Conservation Commission exploring ways of providing regulatory relief to homeowners for small projects. Brecher is a known and respected voice at Town Meeting.
Brecher graduated from The Johns Hopkins University (BA), The University of Pennsylvania Law School (JD), and MIT (MS). His career includes medical device technology start-ups; real estate development; government service, having worked for US Sen. Birch Bayh in Washington and Attorney General Bob Quinn in Boston; and law. He is a sailor and an ice hockey goalie.