• Governor-Elect Charlie Baker’s Transition Team

    by  • December 19, 2014 • News

    Governor-elect Charlie Baker’s transition team is assembled and hard at work to seize the initiative in 2015. The team, which is chaired by Lt. Governor-elect Karyn Polito, draws from a diverse cross section of the Commonwealth. From its team chiefs to its front line members, the team is characterized by a bi-partisan commitment to Massachusetts.

    Here’s the full list of transition team members:

    Schools

    • Beth Anderson, Phoenix Charter Acadamy Network, Chelsea (Chair)
    • Marty Meehan, UMass-Lowell, Lowell (Chair)
    • Erika Ebbel Angle, Science from Scientists, Beverly
    • David Birnbach, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Mobile Strategy Group LLC, Andover
    • Mary Bourque, Chelsea Public Schools, Chelsea
    • Erica Brown, City on a Hill Charter Public Schools, Boston
    • Donna Colorio, Dimitria Delights, Inc/ Qunisigamond Community College/ Commonwealth of MA, Worcester
    • Michael Contompasis, Mass Insight Education, Chestnut Hill
    • Mark Culliton, College Bound Dorchester, Dorchester
    • John Davis, Ventry Industries LLC, Longmeadow
    • William DeRosa, Whittier Tech, Peabody
    • George Dhionis, Esped, Marblehead
    • Pam Eddinger, State of MA, Bunker Hill Community College, Brookline
    • Kathryn Everett, The Lynch Foundation, Boston
    • Barbara Fields, Retired Educator, Mattapan Roland Fryer, Harvard University, Cambridge
    • Christopher Gabrieli, National Center on Time and Learning, Boston
    • Scott Given, UP Education Network, Charlestown Sheila Harrity, Montachusett Regional Vocational Technical School District, Worcester
    • Howard Horton, New England College of Business and Finance, Somerville
    • Vanessa Kirsch, New Profit Inc, Brookline
    • Stig Leschly, Match Charter Public School, Brookline
    • Linda Looft, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Leicester
    • Edward Madaus, Guild of St. Agnes Early Education, Boylston
    • Robert Manning, MFS Investment Management, Swampscott
    • Patricia Meservey, Salem State University, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Salem
    • Amy O’Leary, Strategies for Children, Brookline
    • Elizabeth Pauly, The Boston Foundation, Boston
    • Jeffrey Riley, Boston
    • Ira Rubenzahl, Springfield Technical Community College, Springfield
    • Eileen Rudden, Co-founder, LearnLaunch, Cambridge
    • Henry Thomas, Urban League of Springfield, Springfield
    • Paul Toner, New Voice Strategies – Viva Idea Exchange, Cambridge
    • Shannah Varon, Boston Collegiate Charter School, West Roxbury
    • Stephen Zykofsky, Self Employed, Lynn

    Better Government

    • Steve Poftak, Rappaport Institute, Boston (Chair)
    • Stephen Goldsmith, Harvard University and Huron Consulting Group, Indianapolis, IN (Chair)
    • Katherine Barry, JDH Solutions Group, Dennisport
    • Michael Brockelman, Bowditch & Dewey LLP, Holden
    • Brian Burke, Shumway, Giguere & Fox PC, Stow
    • Katherine Craven, Babson College, West Roxbury
    • Grace Fey, Grace Fey Advisors, LLC, Boston
    • Scott Griffith, Rocketship Ventures LLC, Bedford
    • Mayor Mark Hawke, City of Gardner
    • Hugh Jones III, New Profit, Wayland
    • Mayor Thomas Koch, City of Quincy
    • Mayor Richard Kos, City of Chicopee
    • Barbara Kroncke, McCarter & English LLP, Newton
    • Edward Lyons, NTT Data, Inc, Brighton
    • Demitrois Moschos, Mirick O’Connell, Worcester
    • Timothy McGourthy, Worcester Regional Research Bureau, Inc, Worcester
    • John Miller, Former Candidate for Attorney General, Winchester
    • Mayor Daniel Rivera, City of Lawrence
    • Valerie Roberson, Roxbury Community College, Dorchester
    • John Sivolella, Columbia University, Wellesley
    • Gregory Sullivan, Pioneer Institute, Norwood
    • Samuel Tyler, Boston Municipal Research Bureau, Holliston

    Community

    • Robert Lewis,The BASE, Boston (Chair)
    • Chrystal Kornegay, Urban Edge, Boston (Chair)
    • Lawrence Bailis, Brandeis University, Cambridge
    • Christina Bain, Babson College, Manchester
    • Molly Baldwin, Roca Inc, Chelsea
    • Justin Broderick, Haley House, Dorchester
    • Linda Cavaioli, YWCA Central Mass, Worcester
    • James Cummings, Barnstable County Sheriff, Falmouth
    • Marc Dohan, Twin Cities Community Development Corporation, Somerville
    • Mark Dubois, Town of Maynard, Shrewsbury
    • Ronald Druker, The Druker Company, Ltd, Boston
    • Ned Epstein, JTE Realty Associates, LLC, North Andover
    • Sasika Epstein, Self-employed, Power Launch Group, Brookline
    • Evelyn Friedman, Greater Lawrence Community Action Council Inc., Boston
    • Imari Paris Jeffries, Italian Home for Children, Boston
    • Mary Reardon Johnson, YWCA of Western Massachusetts, East Longmeadow
    • Christopher Jones, Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative, Roxbury
    • Gregory Kaknes, LandscapeXpress, Inc, Boston
    • Christy Keswick, Good Sports Inc, Milton
    • Marc Laplante, Commonwealth of Massachusetts (MassDEP), Lawrence
    • John Larivee, Community Resources for Justice, Boston
    • Veronique Le Melle, Boston Center for the Arts, West Roxbury
    • Lorraine Levine, Women’s Lunch Place, Wellesley
    • Nancy Luther, Retired, Topsfield
    • Raymond Mariano, Worcester Housing Authority, Worcester
    • Victoria Marsh, One Theater, Arlington
    • Kevin Mullen, Self Employed, Attorney, Dorchester
    • Laurie Myers, Community VOICES, Chelmsford
    • Christopher Norris, Metropolitan Boston Housing Partnership, West Roxbury
    • Deborah Ramirez, Northeastern University School of Law, Lexington
    • Deborah Re, Big Sister Association of Greater Boston, Jamaica Plain
    • Gregory Russ, Cambridge Housing Authority, Cambridge
    • Paul Treseler, Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office, West Roxbury
    • Gilbert Winn, WinnCompanies, Boston

    Jobs and The Economy

    • Karen Kaplan, Hill Holiday, Boston (Chair)
    • Jay Ash, Secretary-designate of Housing and Economic Development, Chelsea (Chair)
    • Michael Benedetto, Skanska USA, Marshfield
    • William Achtmeyer, The Parthenon Group, Boston
    • Andrew Botti, The Mulane Law Firm, Andover
    • Julianne Bowler, Atlantic Charter Insurance Company, Jamestown, RI
    • Robert Brait, Brait Builders Corporation, Marshfield
    • Cynthia Brown, Boston Duck Tours, Boston
    • Robert Caret, University of Massachusetts, Boston
    • Lauren Chacon, Constant Contact, Weston
    • Gerald Chertavian, Year Up, Inc, Cambridge
    • Gregory Ciongoli, The Baupost Group, Wellesley
    • Roger Crandall, Mass Mutual, Longmeadow (chair)
    • Andrew Crane, A-Crane Construction LLC, Self-employed, Chicopee
    • Paul Dacier, Executive Vice President and General Counsel at EMC, Sherborn
    • Kevin Delbridge, Senior Advisor to Harbourvest Partners LLC, Hopkinton
    • Vincent DeVito, Bowditch & Dewey, LLP, Wellesley
    • Art Dorfman, SAP America, Sharon
    • Mark Erlich, New England Regional Council of Carpenters, Jamaica Plain
    • Wendy Estrella, Estrella Law Offices, Methuen
    • James Gallagher, John Hancock Financial, Milton
    • Thomas Glynn, Massachusetts Port Authority, Belmont
    • George Hardiman, Tremont Credit Union, Bridgewater
    • John Harthorne, MassChallenge, Inc, Newton
    • Michael Heffernan, former candidate for treasurer, Wellesley
    • Henry Helgeson, Merchant Warehouse, LLC, Boston
    • Patricia Jacobs, AT&T, Belmont
    • Brian Kavoogian, Charles River Realty Investors, Wellesley
    • Albert Kaneb, Retired, Weston
    • Thomas Kershaw, Hampshire House Corp., Boston
    • William Lane, Superior Plumbing, Inc., Dedham
    • Mark Leff, Salem Five Bank, Rowley
    • Matt LeBretton, New Balance, Hingham
    • Jeffrey Leiden, Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Inc, Boston
    • Gregg Lisciotti, Self-employed, Lisciotti Development Corp, Leominster
    • Travis McCready, The Boston Foundation, Lexington
    • Cathryn McEvoy-Zdonczky, Harvard Pilgrim Healthcare, Auburn
    • Douglas McGarrah, Foley Hoag LLP, South Hamilton
    • Rajendra Melville, Deshpande, Marlborough
    • Michael Minogue, Abiomed, Hamilton
    • Robin Monleon, UBS Financial Services, Dover
    • Joseph Nolan, Northeast Utilities, Belmont
    • Deborah Penta, PENTA Communications, Inc., Westborough
    • Mary Ann Pesce-Choate, Retired, Weston
    • Marcy Reed, National Grid, Concord
    • Timothy Rowe, Cambridge Innovation Center, Cambridge
    • Joe Salois, Atlas Distributing, Sutton
    • Robert Sheridan, Retired, Hingham
    • Ann Sullivan, Metro Equipment Corporation, Dedham
    • Mayor Joseph Sullivan, Town of Braintree
    • Summer Tilton, Fletcher Tilton, P.C., Osterville

    Health

    • Deborah Enos, Neighborhood Health Plan, Boston (Chair)
    • Keith Hovan, Southcoast Health System, Inc., Rochester (Chair)
    • Joshua Archambault, Pioneer Institute/Foundation for Government Accountability, Quincy
    • Anita Barry, Boston Public Health Commission (Boston University School of Medicine), Hingham
    • Scott Bock, Riverside Community Care, Inc, Wellesley
    • Virginia Buckingham, Pfizer, Inc., Marblehead
    • Michael Calijouw, Blue Cross Blue Shield of MA, Milton
    • Edward Choate, CHOATE & Associates, Weston
    • Brian Concannon, Haemonetics Corporation, Norwell
    • Sherry Dong, Tufts Medical Center, Jamaica Plain
    • Deborah Ekstrom, Community Healthlink (member of Umass Memorial Health Care), Worcester
    • Laurence Gerber, EPOCH Senior Living LLC, Weston
    • Tom Grape, Benchmark Senior Living, Boston
    • John Hammond, Red Sox Foundation & MGH Home Base Program, Cambridge
    • Regina Herzlinger, Harvard University, Belmont
    • Patrick Hughes, Fallon Health, Stratham, NH
    • Timothy Hunt, Cubist, Sudbury
    • David Jordan, Seven Hills Foundation, Worcester
    • John Kelly III, Self-employed, Charlestown
    • Michael Lauf, Cape Cod Healthcare, Inc, Sandwich
    • Dennis Leonard, DentaQuest, Peabody
    • Manuel Lopes, East Boston Neighborhood Health Center, Topsfield
    • Richard Lopez, Atrius Health, Reading Margaret Lynch, South Boston Community Health Center, South Boston Andrew Salmon, Continuing Care Mangement LLC, Millbury
    • Jo Ann Simons, Cardinal Cushing Centers, Swampscott
    • Kevin Tabb, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Waban
    • Raymond Tamasi, Gosnold, Inc, Mashpee
    • William Walczak, Grand Ciricle Foundation, Lewis Family Foundation, Dorchester
    • Delia Vetter, EMC Corp, Boston
    • Wendy Warring, Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston

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