On June 12, 2018, the Village Board of Trustees appointed Jacqueline Klapproth Nelson to fill the Village Trustee seat vacated by Richard Heinisch in February 2018.  As Trustee, she will be the board liaison for communications and marketing.   Jackie also volunteers her time as Village/Town Historian, managing two Somers pioneer history websites free of charge as a community service.  Her family settled in Somers in 1905 and she and her husband Tom live on the family homestead in the historical Berryville community in the eastern part of Somers.