Conor Newman was born and raised in Arlington and went on to graduate from Stonehill College with a Bachelor's in Political Science. After college, he moved to Boston and worked on a number of local campaigns and statewide referendums. Previously, Conor served as the Special Assistant in the Office of Neighborhood Services where he oversaw the department's public processes including but not limited to the Zoning Board of Appeals, the Boston Cannabis Board, and the Boston Licensing Board while supporting the liaisons as they facilitate these meetings. He also served as the liaison for Allston-Brighton in the Office of Neighborhood Services for four years. Before that, he worked as a constituent advocate for Boston 311, the Mayor’s constituent services hotline.
When outside of the office, Conor pursues such activities as frisbee golf, adding more vinyls to his record collection, and cheering for his favorite soccer team — Glasgow's Celtic Football Club.