The Committee is comprised of five members with up to three alternates with three non-voting representatives: one from The Town of Sandwich Planning and Development Department, Engineering Department, Board of Selectmen, and five appointees from the Board of Selectmen. The five members will serve three-year overlapping terms. Any sitting member who is absent for four meetings in any given year will be asked to step down off the committee.
The Sandwich Bikeways/Pedestrian Committee's mission statement is "To preserve, promote, and enhance The Town of Sandwich's biking and walking resources. The Committee believes that seasonal and year-round bicycling and walking are important means of local transportation and popular activities in the town as well as contributing to our local economic growth and vitality."