Assistant Town Treasurer Michael Rettger was appointed to the Pension Commission following an interview with the Board of Selectmen Jan. 18. The board said the Pension Commission is going in a new direction this year. Instead of spearheading pension management, commissioners will become supervisors of a financial firm that will be taking the reins. \u201cIt\u2019s good to have somebody new when you\u2019re going into a new area,\u201d said Selectwoman Barbara Manners. \u201cIt\u2019ll be good to have somebody there who\u2019s used to overseeing as opposed to micromanaging.\u201d Rettger has previous experience with pensions. \u201cI\u2019ve got some training in financial management and I\u2019ve had experiences in the past with an organization that was managing a portfolio similar to a pension plan,\u201d he said.