Mr. Petrin is the Town Administrator for the Town of Burlington, MA.  He was hired in June of 2012 after spending the prior 7 years as Town Manager for the Town of Ashland, MA.

He has thirty-six years of municipal experience.  His experience includes twenty-six as a town administrator/manager, four years as an assessor for the Town of Bellingham and four years as the Assistant Superintendent for the Marlborough Public Schools.

He holds a Bachelor of Arts from Stonehill College and a Masters in Public Administration from Northeastern University.  He is a former president of the Massachusetts Municipal Association and the Massachusetts Municipal Management Association and is a recipient of the Theodore Mann Regional Leadership Award.

He has held leadership positions with the Massachusetts Police Accreditation Commission and the International City Managers Association Committee on Base Closures.  He serves as Board member for the Metrowest Boys & Girls Clubs and is the 2010 recipient of their Michael C. Sullivan Community Partner for Youth Award.