According to its bylaws (dated September 2012):

The objective of the Devens Committee is to represent the Devens Community regarding any significant issues pertaining to Devens.

The Devens Committee will investigate, make recommendations to and educate the Devens Community on these issues and be the voice by which the Devens community addresses concerns to MassDevelopment, Ayer, Harvard, Shirley and other stakeholders regarding Devens.

The Devens Committee shall have reasonable access to the Board of MassDevelopment and MassDevelopment staff to address concerns of the Residents regarding the delivery of local services and related issues.