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Our transition team

Let’s move Massachusetts forward, together.

Transition Committees

We are looking forward to getting to work on January 5.

How We Get Around

How we make sure our public transportation infrastructure is safe, reliable, affordable and connects our entire state.

Co-Chair

Monica G. Tibbits-Nutt, AICP, LEED AP BD+C, 128 Business Council

Co-Chair

Thomas Glynn, Harvard Kennedy School

Members:


  • Andrew Bagley, Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation
  • Joseph Bonfiglio, Massachusetts & Northern New England Laborers’ District Council
  • Tom Cahir, Cape Cod Regional Transit Authority
  • Charlie Carr, Disability Policy Consortium
  • Paul Fuerst, Massachusetts Transportation Company
  • Lisa I. Iezzoni, Harvard Medical School
  • Jarred Johnson, TransitMatters
  • State Senator Eric Lesser
  • Sam Liao, Democratic State Committee
  • José C. Massó III, formerly Massachusetts Port Authority
  • Former Lynn Mayor & Former Senate Chair of the Joint Committee on Transportation Thomas M. McGee
  • Jeannette Orsino, Massachusetts Association of Regional Transit Authorities
  • John M. Pourbaix, Jr., Construction Industries of Massachusetts
  • Robert H Prince, Foot Prince LLC
  • Reggie B. Ramos, Institute for Human Centered Design
  • Paige Scott Reed, Prince, Lobel, Tye, LLP
  • Sandra E. Sheehan, Pioneer Valley Transit Authority
  • Darryl Smith, Communities of Color
  • Former Braintree Mayor Joseph C. Sullivan
  • Corey Thomas, Chairman & CEO, Rapid7
  • Thomas J. Tinlin, Former Highway Administrator and Former BTD Commissioner
  • Rebecca M. Townsend, University of Hartford & Trains In The Valley
  • Jeffrey Walker, Southeastern Regional Planning and Economic Development District (SRPEDD)
  • Julia Wallerce, Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (ITDP)

Affordable, Abundant Housing

How we ensure all residents have access to safe, affordable housing regardless of the region in which they live.

Co-Chair

Alisa Magnotta, Housing Assistance Corporation

Co-Chair

Keith Fairey, Way Finders

Co-Chair

Stephen Davis, the Davis Companies

Members:


  • Vanessa Calderon-Rosado, PhD., IBA-Inquilinos Boricuas en Acción
  • Kate Chang, Pine Street Inn
  • Matthew H. Cole, Cape Associates, Inc.
  • Symone Crawford, Massachusetts Affordable Housing Alliance
  • Herby Duverne, RISE Development
  • Jason R. Etheridge, Lifebridge North Shore
  • Michael Fallon, The Fallon Company
  • Kenneth Fiola, Jr. Esq., Bristol County Economic Development Consultants (EDC)
  • Aaron Gornstein, Preservation of Affordable Housing (POAH)
  • Rachel Heller, CEO, CHAPA
  • Philippe Jordi, Island Housing Trust
  • Jesse Kanson-Benanav, Abundant Housing Massachusetts
  • Gary Kerr, Greystar
  • Chrystal Kornegay, MassHousing
  • Chris Palames, Independent Living Resources
  • Eileen Peltier, Berkshire Housing Development Corporation
  • Melissa Schrock, Hilco Redevelopment Partners
  • Gladys Vega, La Colaborativa
  • Lisa Wong, Town of South Hadley

Climate Readiness, Resiliency and Adaptation

How we tackle the climate crisis head on while also creating good-paying jobs, protecting our communities and addressing climate injustices.

Co-Chair

Gina McCarthy, former White House National Climate Advisor & U.S. EPA Administrator

Co-Chair

Lizzi Weyant, Metropolitan Area Planning Council

Members:


  • Megan Aki, Browning the Green Space
  • Lou Antonellis, IBEW 103
  • Alicia Barton, FirstLight Power
  • María Belén Power, GreenRoots
  • Dan Dolan, New England Power Generators Association
  • Former State Senator Ben Downing, The Engine
  • Eugenia T. Gibbons, climate and energy policy expert
  • Darien Johnson, the Black Economic Council of Massachusetts
  • Dan McWilliams, Local 7 Iron Workers
  • Ashley Muspratt, Center for EcoTechnology (CET)
  • Former Boston City Councilor Matt O’Malley, Vicinity Energy
  • Jeff Porter, Mintz
  • Dorothy A Savarese, Cape Cod Climate Change Collaborative and Cape Cod 5
  • Vikki N. Spruill, New England Aquarium
  • Khalida Smalls
  • Elizabeth Turnbull Henry, Environmental League of Massachusetts
  • Mary Wambui, POUA
  • Rev. Mariama White-Hammond
  • Former State Senator Daniel Wolf, Cape Air

Jobs and a Flourishing Economy for All

How we build a dynamic economy that reduces costs for people and businesses while lifting up our workers.

Co-Chair

President Pam Eddinger, PhD, Bunker Hill Community College

Co-Chair

A.J. Enchill, Berkshire Black Economic Council

Co-Chair

JD Chesloff, Massachusetts Business Roundtable

Co-Chair

Chrissy Lynch, Massachusetts AFL-CIO

Members:


  • Mohamad Ali, International Data Group (IDG)
  • Danielle Allen, Harvard University
  • Patricia Begrowicz, Onyx Specialty Papers, Inc.
  • Former State Representative Jennifer Benson, The Alliance for Business Leadership
  • Beth Boland, Foley & Lardner
  • Robert Bower, Massachusetts AFL/CIO
  • Roger Brunelle, IUPAT DC35
  • Linda Champion, Urban League of Eastern MA
  • Marie-Frances Rivera, Massachusetts Budget and Policy Center
  • Betty Francisco, Boston Impact Initiative
  • Steve Grossman, Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC)
  • Doug Howgate, Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation
  • Deeqo Jibril, City of Boston
  • Dr. Robert E. Johnson, Western New England University
  • Lauren Jones, Massachusetts Business Roundtable
  • Carolyn A. Kirk, Mass Tech Collaborative
  • Jeffery Markley, Markley Group
  • Brenda Molife, Massachusetts College of Art and Design
  • JC Morales, Surfside Capital Advisors
  • Grace Moreno, MA LGBT Chamber of Commerce
  • Former Lieutenant Governor Timothy P. Murray, Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce
  • Paul Niedzwiecki, Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce
  • Joanne Pokaski, Beth Israel Lahey Health
  • Gustavo Quiroga, Graffito SP
  • Jim Rooney, Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce
  • Dr. Christina Royal, Holyoke Community College
  • Jerry Rubin, Harvard Kennedy School and Eastern Bank Foundation
  • Rick Sullivan, Western Mass Economic Development Council
  • Kenneth Turner, Massachusetts Life Sciences Center

Thriving Youth and Young Adults

How we address learning loss from the pandemic and give all children and families equitable access to the educational, social, emotional and behavioral supports they need.

Co-Chair

Amanda Fernandez, Latinos for Education

Co-Chair

Superintendent Rachel H. Monárrez, PhD, Worcester Public Schools

Members:


  • Thomas Anderson, New Bedford Public Schools
  • Dana Ansel, LearnLaunch
  • Shaplaie Brooks, Massachusetts Commission on LGBTQ Youth
  • Lowell Mayor Sokhary Chau
  • Turahn Dorsey, Eastern Bank Foundation
  • William J. Eddy, Massachusetts Association of Early Education & Care
  • Marta García, Salem Public Schools
  • Erika Giampietro, Massachusetts Alliance for Early College
  • Lauren Kennedy, Neighborhood Villages
  • Beth Kontos, American Federation of Teachers Massachusetts
  • Pema Latshang, Teach Western Mass
  • Robert Lewis, Jr., Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston
  • José F Massó, City of Boston
  • Erin McAleer, Project Bread
  • Bri Nichols, Coach Bri Nichols
  • Eliza Novick, Shah Family Foundation
  • Max Page, Massachusetts Teachers Association
  • Mark Reilly, Jumpstart
  • Ventura Rodriguez, Massachusetts Teachers’ Retirement System
  • Adam Steiner, Maynard Public Schools
  • Ivy Vélez, Grassroot Deaf Community Advocate

Safe and Healthy Communities for All Ages

How we build safe communities and increase access to critical community health resources, including mental health supports and substance use recovery services.

Co-Chair

Michael A. Curry, Esq., Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers

Co-Chair

Dr. Aisha E. Miller, Related Beal

Members:


  • Molly Baldwin, Roca Inc.
  • Karen Chen, Chinese Progressive Association
  • Richard J. Curcuru, Gosnold Inc.
  • Michael Dandorph, Tufts Medicine
  • Eric W. Dickson MD, UMass Memorial Health
  • Juan Fernando Lopera, Beth Israel Lahey Health
  • Tim Foley, 1199 SEIU
  • Valerie K. Frias, Ethos
  • Tim Garvin, United Way of Central Massachusetts
  • James Giessler, North Shore Alliance of LGBTQ Youth (NAGLY)
  • Rebecca Hart Holder, Reproductive Equity Now
  • Shawn Hayden, GAAMHA
  • Jody Kasper, City of Northampton
  • Mark A. Keroack, MD, MPH, Baystate Health
  • Rayford S Kruger MD, SouthCoast Health
  • Kimberley Lee, MiraVista Behavioral Health Center
  • Manny Lopes, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Dr. Myechia Minter-Jordan, CareQuest Institute for Oral Health
  • Daniel P. Mulhern, Nutter McClennen & Fish, LLP
  • Leroy Peeples Jr, The PIM Project
  • Lora Pellegrini, Massachusetts Association of Health Plans
  • Joanne Peterson, Learn to Cope
  • Amy Rosenthal, Health Care For All
  • Jo Ann Simons, Northeast Arc
  • Monalisa Smith, Mothers for Justice & Equality
  • Elsie Taveras, Mass General Brigham, the Kraft Center for Community Health and Harvard Medical School
  • Karen Tseng, Harris Health System
  • Steve Walsh, Massachusetts Health & Hospital Association

The public is also encouraged to submit their ideas for the new administration here. Ideas that align with the transition’s policy committee focus areas will be shared with relevant committees and included in their work.


We did it Massachusetts! Thank you for your help, now share your ideas for moving Massachusetts forward!
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