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Mayor Walsh announces appointments to board and commissions

April 6, 2015

Mayor's Office

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Mayor's Office

Today, Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced he has made 39 appointments to 12 City of Boston and Massachusetts boards and commissions in the first quarter of 2015. The appointees bring diverse expertise and backgrounds to their positions. The Mayor has appointing authority to more than 60 boards and commissions, which advise on policy and the administration of funding and services across a number of areas.

“We rely on boards and commissions to review policy and guide decision making on initiatives that move the City of Boston forward,” said Mayor Walsh. “I have the utmost confidence in all of these appointees, and want to thank them for their service.”

Appointments from January 1, 2015 - March 31, 2015:

Animal Control Commission, Agnes Chang, Brighton
Animal Control Commission, Alexandra Lopez-Cuadra, Brighton
Animal Control Commission, Carrie Marie Marsh, Roxbury
Animal Control Commission, Chayla White, South End
Animal Control Commission, Gino Provenzano, South Boston
Animal Control Commission, Jean Weber, Roslindale
Animal Control Commission, Jennifer Evans, South End
Animal Control Commission, Kit Lilly, Cambridge
Animal Control Commission, Maryann Regan, Kingston
Animal Control Commission, Ryan Hawkins, Dorchester
Animal Control Commission, Skott Wade, Allston
Animal Control Commission, Laura Gretch, Back Bay
Animal Control Commission, Felix Arroyo, Jamaica Plain

Boston Cultural Council, Daniel McCole, South Boston
Boston Cultural Council, Matt McArthur, Roxbury

Boston School Committee, Miren Uriarte, Jamaica Plain

Boston Water and Sewer, Michael Woodall, West Roxbury

City of Boston Scholarship Fund Committee,Craig Galvin, Dorchester

Commission for Persons with Disabilities Advisory Board, Moses Mallard, Allston

Community Ombudsman Oversight Panel, Larry Mayes, Hyde Park
Community Ombudsman Oversight Panel, The Honorable Regina Quinlan, Charlestown

Living Wage Advisory Committee, Darlene Lombos, Jamaica Plain
Living Wage Advisory Committee, Father James A. Flavin Jr., South Boston
Living Wage Advisory Committee, Katherine Belgard, Dorchester

Massachusetts Port Authority Community Advisory Committee, Darryl Pomicter, Beacon Hill
Massachusetts Port Authority Community Advisory Committee, David Manning, South Boston
Massachusetts Port Authority Community Advisory Committee, Erica Mattison, Dorchester
Massachusetts Port Authority Community Advisory Committee, Karen Buttiglieri, East Boston
Massachusetts Port Authority Community Advisory Committee,Mary Berninger, East Boston
Massachusetts Port Authority Community Advisory Committee, Maura Zlody, Fenway

Massachusetts Water Resources Authority, Austin Blackmon, West End

Neighborhood Jobs Trust, Councilor Mark Ciommo, Brighton

Residency Policy Commission, Anise Vance, Jamaica Plain
Residency Policy Commission, Denise Williams-Harris, Dorchester
Residency Policy Commission, Eileen Boyle, Dorchester
Residency Policy Commission, Councilor Michael Flaherty, South Boston
Residency Policy Commission, Councilor Tito Jackson, Dorchester
Residency Policy Commission, Molly Maloney, Beacon Hill
Residency Policy Commission, Vivian Leonard, Hyde Park

In February 2015 Mayor Walsh announced that Boston would begin taking applications from the general public for open seats on Boards and Commissions, to give everyone in Boston an opportunity to serve, or at least, inquire to serve the City in this capacity. Those in search of more information will be able to find vacancies at Most of these are volunteer positions, and most require monthly meetings.