Cambridge, Massachusetts -- Boards and Commissions
updated Saturday, September 24, 2016 1:32 PM

   The City of Cambridge operates under the Plan E Charter which designates its City Manager as the appointee authority for virtually all City boards and commissions. Some of these boards serve essential regulatory functions, and others are purely advisory. With few exceptions, appointments made by the City Manager do not require the approval of the Cambridge City Council. Listed below are all of the City's boards and commissions and their members. It must be emphasized that those who serve on the City's boards and commissions, with the exception of the Election Commission, do so without compensation.

   Some boards deal with some very controversial matters. It is rarely, if ever, appropriate for members of the public to contact members of these boards outside of the context of public meetings of the respective boards. Members serve out of a sense of civic duty and should be respected for their willingness to give of their time, their energy, and their intellect.

   Please send me suggestions on how best to organize this page, provide statements of purpose and other relevant information about each committee, and to give the names and terms of the members of these committees. The City has now posted an official Directory of Boards and Commissions.

Current City Board and Commission Vacancies

Cambridge Human Rights Commission Vacancy

Cambridge City Manager Richard C. Rossi is seeking persons interested in serving on the Cambridge Human Rights Commission (CHRC). Made up of 11 members who serve three-year terms, the CHRC meets on the first Thursday of every month at 6pm. The Commission seeks Cambridge residents representing the diversity of Cambridge.

City SealCommissioners are expected to work with other members of the Commission and staff to fulfill the goals and objectives of the Cambridge Human Rights Commission Ordinance (CMC Chapter 2.76). Commissioners are expected to attend monthly meetings, participate in subcommittees on outreach and public education, and work with Commission staff on the investigation, mediation and resolution of complaints filed with the Commission which allege discrimination in housing, public accommodations, employment or education based upon race, color, sex, age, religion, disability, national origin or ancestry, sexual orientation, gender, marital status, family status, military status or source of income.

For more information, contact Nancy Schlacter, Cambridge Human Rights Commission, at 617-349-4396 or nschlacter@cambridgema.gov. Letters of interest, including resume and/or applicable experience, can be sent via mail, fax or e-mail by Friday, October 28, 2016 to:
Richard C. Rossi, City Manager
City of Cambridge
795 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139
E-mail: citymanager@cambridgema.gov

Affirmative Action Advisory Committee, Duane Brown, Director (updated Mar 28, 2015)
Jonathan Yip, Chair Michael Muehe
Leroy Cragwell Tasha Thomas
Roberta Goto Stephen Vesce
Ken Likis Qadir Wahid
Jonathan Santos (expires Mar 2, 2017) J. Benjamin Harris (expires Mar 2, 2017)
Calvin Lindsay Jr. (expires Mar 2, 2017) Stephanie A. Crayton (expires Mar 2, 2017)

Affordable Housing Trust Board (updated Sept 24, 2016)
Authority: Article 11.205 of the Zoning Ordinance; Mass. General Laws, Chapter 482
Purpose: Encourage the expansion and upgrading of the City's housing stock. The Trust is specifically charged with providing loan funds to build new affordable units, as well as with helping nonprofit housing organizations finance substantial rehabilitation of distressed properties.
Membership: 9 members (representatives from different sections of the community with housing policy, representatives from the City, non-profit housing and the community)
Term: 3 years
Richard Rossi - Managing Trustee Cheryl-Ann Pizza-Zeoli (expires Feb 5, 2017)
Peter Daly (expires Sept 26, 2018) Susan Schlesinger (expires Sept 26, 2019)
Florrie Darwin (expires Sept 26, 2017) James Stockard, Jr. (expires Sept 26, 2019)
Michael Haran William Tibbs (expires Sept 26, 2018)
Gwendolyn Noyes (expires Sept 26, 2017) Elaine Thorne (expires Sept 26, 2019)

Animal Commission (updated Aug 20, 2012)
7 members (Permanent members - Commissioner of Police and Commissioner of Health and Hospitals). Remaining 5 members shall have demonstrated ability in the animal welfare field with related experience in any of the following: public information programs, animal shelter operations, spaying and neutering programs, affiliations with national and local animal protection societies and knowledge of animal health care and diseases). Members to be appointed initially by the City Manager for the following terms: One member shall serve for a one-year term; Two members shall serve for a two-year term; Two members shall serve for a three-year term. After the initial terms, all Commissioners shall be appointed for a term of three years. [It is not known whether this Board has any appointed members.]

   

Arts Council Advisory Board (updated Sept 24, 2016)
Jason Weeks, Executive Director, Ex-Officio
Lori Damon, Chair Ann Lawson
Olufolakemi Alalade (expires Oct 1, 2019) Diana Lempel
Gary Aliyah Stella Aguirre McGregor (expires June 1, 2019)
Luis Edgardo Cotto (expires June 1, 2019) Diane Norris, Secretary
David Daniel Katherine Shozawa (expires Oct 1, 2019)
Lori Lander (expires June 1, 2019) Christine Lamas Weinberg (expires Oct 1, 2019)
Recent members:  
Phyllis Bretholtz, Vice Chair Andrew Mroczek
Matthew Weinberg Kiera Wilhelm

Arts Council Fund Board (added Aug 18, 2012)
Michelle Kincaid, President Alexandra Sheldon
Irene Kostakis Jason Weeks, Ex-Officio
James Lawson, Esq. Nancy Weissman, Esq.
José Mateo, Treasurer  

Avon Hill Neighborhood Conservation District Commission (updated July 31, 2016)
Staff: Sarah Burks
Constantin von Wentzel, Chair (expires Apr 1, 2010) Catherine Henn (expires Apr 1, 2010)
Arthur Bardige (expires Nov 1, 2018) Heli Meltsner (expires Nov 1, 2016)
Robert G. Crocker - (expires Aug 1, 2019) John Sanzone, Alternate (expires Aug 1, 2019)
Theresa Hamacher (expires Nov 1, 2017) Mark Golberg (expires Aug 1, 2019)
Levin Campbell - (expires Aug 1, 2019)  
Recent members:
Maryann Thompson (expired Apr 1, 2012)  

Bicycle Committee (updated June 8, 2015)
Jonathan Adams, Chair (expires Mar 31, 2017) Joseph Poirier (expires Mar 31, 2017)
Michael Proscia, Vice Chair (expires Mar 31, 2017) Megan Ramey
Ari Ofsevit, Secretary (expires Mar 31, 2017) Joseph Raser (expires Mar 31, 2017)
Steve Bercu (expires Mar 31, 2017) Ruthann Rudel (expires Mar 31, 2017)
Ann Marie Biernacki (expires Mar 31, 2017) Ingrid Schorr
Evadne Cokeh (expires Mar 31, 2017) Randy Stern
Amy Flax (expires Mar 31, 2017) Mechthild von Knobelsdorff (expires Mar 31, 2017)
John Goodman (expires Mar 31, 2017) Peter Stokes
Katherine Howitt (expires Mar 31, 2017) Andrea Williams
Caroline Jaffe (expires Mar 31, 2017) Melissa Shakro, MIT (expires Mar 31, 2017)
Sean McDonnell (expires Mar 31, 2017) Mark Rabinsky, Harvard
Recent former members:
David Chiriboga Taylor Fickett
Madeleine deBlois Amy Linne
Sarah Ehrich Matthew Schrumpf
Brenda Pike Viola Augustin
Catharine Hornby Tom Meek

Board of Assessors (updated Dec 15, 2013)
Robert P. Reardon, Chair (expires Dec 31, 2013) vacancy
Andrew J. Johnson (expires Dec 31, 2015)  

Board of Examiners (updated June 3, 2009)
Nancy Goodwin two vacancies

Board of Survey (current as of Sept 19, 2015) Requests for a board of survey are usually made by the Building Commissioner.
Owen O'Riordon, City Engineer Consultant Professional Engineer as Needed (Non City Employee)
Charles Sullivan, Executive Director of Historical Commission

Board of Zoning Appeals (updated Sept 12, 2016) - 5 Members, 7 Associates
Members:
Constantine Alexander, Chair Thomas P. Scott (expires Dec 15, 2019)
Timothy Hughes, Vice-Chair (expires Jan 22, 2011) Brendan Sullivan (expires Jan 19, 2012)
Janet Ohle Green (previous Associate term expired Apr 17, 2014) Patrick Tedesco (expires May 23, 2021)
Andrea A. Hickey (expires Aug 29, 2021)  
Associate Members:
Slater W. Anderson (expires Dec 15, 2016) Douglas Myers (expires Dec 15, 2016)
George Best (expires Dec 15, 2016) Lindsey Thorne-Bingham (expires Apr 17, 2017)
Alison Hammer (expires Dec 15, 2016) Laura Wernick, FAIA (expires Feb 20, 2017)
Jim Monteverde (expires Dec 15, 2016)  
Recent Members:  
   


Broadband Task Force (appointed October 2014)
Ben Compaine Ed Naef
Susan Fleischman Anne Schwieger
Jerrold Grochow Jonathan Speiser
Ming-Tai Huh Saul Tannenbaum
James Lesie Nate Thames
Jason Liss Jacob White
Patrick McCormick Chris Yu

Cambridge Biosafety Committee (current as of Sept 19, 2015)
Dan Anderson Denise Heintze
John Brusch, MD Sam Lipson, Director of Environmental Health
Tim Harrah, PhD Susan Woskie, PhD

Cambridge Health Alliance / Public Health Department
Leadership: (updated July 31, 2016)
Patrick Wardell
Chief Executive Officer, CHA
Kathleen Harney, MD
Chief, Department of Obstetrics/Gynecology and Women's Health
Renée Kessler
Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
Carol Hulka, MD
Chief of Radiology
Paul Allen, MD, MPH
Chief Quality Officer
Joe Mackey, MD
Chief of Anesthesia
Jill Batty
Chief Financial Officer
Ben Milligan, MD
Chief of Emergency Medicine
David Bor, MD
Chief of Medicine
Rebecca Osgood, MD
Chief of Pathology
Steve Carter
Senior Vice President of Information Technology and Chief Information Officer
David Porell, MA, MBA
Chief Administrative Officer, CHA Physician Organization
Mary Cassesso
Chief Community Officer and President, CHA Foundation
Teresa Royer, RN, MSN, MBA
Chief Nursing Officer
Joy Curtis
Senior Vice President, Human Resources and Chief Human Resources Officer
Assaad Sayah, MD
Chief Medical Officer
Samuel H. Doppelt, MD
Chief of Orthopaedics
Gerald Steinberg, MD
Senior Vice President, Network Development
David Elvin, MD
President of the Medical Staff
Brian Swann, DDS, MPH
Chief of Dental Medicine
Marshall Forstein, MD
Interim Chair, Department of Psychiatry
Edgardo Trejo, MD
Interim Chief, Department of Psychiatry
Andrew M. Fuqua
General Counsel
Michael Wertheimer, MD, FACS
Interim Chief of Surgery
Greg Hagan, MD
Interim Chief of Pediatrics
Randy Wertheimer, MD
Chief of Family Medicine
Board of Trustees: (current as of June 3, 2016)
Carol Van Deusen Lukas, Chair (Cambridge, expires July 1, 2017) William (Bill) Lahey (Cambridge, expires July 1, 2017)
Joshua Posner, Vice-Chair (Cambridge, term expires July 1, 2017) Claire Laporte (Cambridge, expires July 1, 2019)
Moacir Barbosa (Cambridge, expires July 2017), Asst. Director for Training and Capacity Building at Health Resources in Action (HRiA) Steve Manos (Cambridge, term expires July 2017)
Maren Batalden, MD, Medical Staff member (expires July 1, 2017) Gerald A. McCue (Somerville, expires July 2017)
Robina Bhasin, EdM (Somerville seat, expires June 11, 2017) Kathleen McGilvray (Somerville, expires July 1, 2019)
Louis DePasquale (Assistant City Manager for Fiscal Affairs/Finance Director for the City of Cambridge) Mark Puleo (Everett, term expires Aug 1, 2018)
Madge Kaplan (Cambridge, expires June 11, 2018) Ellen Semonoff (City of Cambridge Officer)
Mary Jane Kornacki (Cambridge, expires July 1, 2019) Patrick Wardell, Chief Executive Officer, CHA
Katharine S. Kosinski, MD (Cambridge, June 11, 2018) Cathy Wirth (Somerville, expires July 1, 2019), Project Manager, Healthy Kids, Healthy Futures
Emeritus Trustees:  
Thomas Bent John Francis
Eugene Brune Mary Ann Hart, RN
Jack Burke, MD George Keverian
Nancy Busnach Jane Metzger
Melvin Chalfen, MD Pearl Morrison
Audrey Cunningham Jonathan Stearns
Elaine DeRosa Ronald Weintraub, MD
Francis H. Duehay Traci A. Logan
Lucian Leape, MD William Hart
David Bor, MD (Chief of Medicine) Isaac M. Machado, JD (Somerville)
Deborah Klein Walker Danna Mauch, Ph.D
Barbara Anthony Paula A. Paris
Maxwell (Mike) Solet  

Cambridge Housing Authority (current as of May 28, 2016)
Victoria Bergland (expires Sept 30, 2017)
Member of Lincoln Way Tenant Council since 2009 and currently the President. She was elected as co-chair for Public Housing of the Alliance of Cambridge Tenants (ACT) in May, 2009, now serving second term as co-chair. Additionally, Ms. Bergland has completed numerous trainings sponsored by the CHA on topics such as reasonable accommodations, hearing panels, and the low income housing tax credit program. She is a 40-year resident of Cambridge.
Gerard J. Clark (Chair, expires Jan 25, 2020)
A professor of law at Suffolk Law School, Mr. Clark has been on the Board since 1974. As a lawyer for the Boston citywide tenants association, he helped supervise five years of receivership at the Boston Housing Authority. He writes frequent articles on housing, constitutional law and ethics, is Chair of the CHA Conference Panel, an applicant appeals forum and has been diligent in efforts around affirmative action.
Susan Connelly (expires ?)
Susan Connelly joined CHA’s Board in February 2014. Ms. Connelly is the Director of Community Housing Initiatives at Massachusetts Housing Partnership where she is responsible for overseeing MHP's support of municipalities, community-based non-profits, and public housing authorities, in their efforts to build and maintain affordable housing. Ms. Connelly is a long-time Cambridge resident and the mother of two children, who attend Cambridge Public Schools. She is a graduate of the University of Vermont.
Anthony Pini (Vice Chair, expires Oct 20, 2019)
Mr. Pini joined the Board of Commissioners in January 2010. He is the Legislative Director of the Massachusetts Laborers' District Council of the Laborers' International Union of North America, AFL-CIO. Mr. Pini has served as an inspector for the City of Cambridge Inspectional Services Department. More recently he negotiated with CHA on behalf of Laborers Local 367 representing CHA's blue collar staff.
Naomie Stephen (expires 2021)  
Recent member: Warren McManus (expires Sept 30, 2016)
On the Board since 1982, Mr. McManus is Chief Operating Officer for the Somerville Homeless Coalition, Inc. He was Controller of the Cambridge Model Cities program and the Cambridge and Somerville Program for Alcoholism Rehabilitation. A lifelong City resident, he has devoted time for many years to youth and the disadvantaged, serving on the Board of the Boys and Girls Club and as president of Little League.

Cambridge Redevelopment Authority (current as of July 31, 2016)
Membership: 5 members (4 members appointed by the City Manager, subject to confirmation by the City Council, and 1 member appointed by the State).
Tom Evans, Executive Director
Kathleen Born, Chair (City appointee, expires 4/12/17) Conrad Crawford, Asst. Treasurer (City appointee, expires April 2021)
D. Margaret Drury, Vice Chair (City appointee, expires 4/12/18) Barry Zevin, Asst. Secretary (governor appointee, expires 11/14/2019)
Chris Bator, Treasurer (City appointee, expires 4/12/18)  

Central Square Advisory Committee (current as of Sept 19, 2015)
9 members (architect or landscape architect, 4 members from the Central Square business community and 4 members from the abutting neighborhood)
Joel Altstein – Central Square Business Representative (Architect), term expires 3/2017 Drew Kane – Riverside Representative, term expires 3/2016
Esther Hanig – Area Four Representative, term expires 3/2017 Robin Lapidus – Central Square Representative, term expires 3/2016
Melissa Greene, Chair – Central Square Business Representative (Architect), term expires 3/2016 Michael Monestime – Cambridgeport Representative, term expires 3/2017
Christopher Sol Gully – Central Square Business Representative, term expires 3/2016 Robert Winters - Mid-Cambridge Representative, term expires 3/2017
Recent former members:  
Gus Rancatore Wendy Landman (Cambridgeport)
Robert Freed  

Citizens Committee on Civic Unity (current as of July 31, 2015)
Staff: Taha Jennings; establised per 2014 City Council order; members serve 3-year terms
Danielle Ring Boudrow Melissa Castillo
Melissa Gonzalez Renae Gray
S. Kwame Dance Susie Flug
Lewis Bryant Jwahir Sundai
Priscilla Lopes Rev. Joseph Robinson
Kenny Likis Steven Lee
Betsy Bard M. Chanta Bhan
Eva Martin Blythe Josie Patterson
Fatima Muhammad Rev. Roxie Coicou

Climate Protection Action Committee (current as of Sept 19, 2015)
Lauren M. Miller, Chair Sarah Mandlebaum (expires Aug 31, 2018)
Johanna Jobin, Vice Chair Mina Markarious (expires Aug 31, 2018)
JerryLyn Huckabee, Secretary (expires Aug 31, 2018) Christopher Nielson (expires Aug 31, 2018)
Olga Faktorovich Allen (expires Aug 31, 2018) Tom Page (expires Aug 31, 2018)
Betsy Boyle (expires Aug 31, 2018) Paula Phipps (expires Aug 31, 2018)
Sarah Brylinsky (expires Aug 31, 2018) David Rabkin (expires Aug 31, 2018)
Thomas Chase (expires Aug 31, 2018) Marguerite Reynolds (expires Aug 31, 2018)
Amber Clifton (expires Aug 31, 2018) Keren Schlomy (expires Aug 31, 2018)
Peter Crawley (expires Aug 31, 2018) Scott Wood
Tim DeGarmo (expires Aug 31, 2018) Bill Zamparelli, Eversource (expires Aug 31, 2018)
Keith Giamportone (expires Aug 31, 2018) Jackie Cefola (Assoc. Member, expires Aug 31, 2018)
Shawn Hesse (expires Aug 31, 2018) Sarah Hill (Assoc. Member, expires Aug 31, 2018)
Sarah Kennedy (expires Aug 31, 2018) John Moore (Assoc. Member)
Ted Live Alison Sander (Assoc. Member)
Kris Locke (expires Aug 31, 2018) Suzanne Shepard (Assoc. Member, expires Aug 31, 2018)
Recent former members:  
Milton Bevington Heather Henriksen/Robyn Tsukayama (Harvard)
Carri Boiselle (Novartis) Barry Hilts (Cambridge Health Alliance)
Janet Curtis Steve Lanou (MIT)
Jan Dillon Terrence Smith
Kyle Greaves (Urban Ecology Institute) Quinton Zondorvan

Commercial Parking Control Committee (5 members, staggered terms)
This Board is currently being reconstituted.

Commission for Persons with Disabilities
Michael Muehe, Executive Director (updated Sept 12, 2016)
Nicole Horton-Stimpson, Chair Maria Fontellio (expires June 22, 2018)
Avner Fink, Secretary (expires June 19, 2016) Zarha Kanji (expires June 22, 2018)
Elizabeth Dean-Clower Kara Falise
Gary Dmytryk (expires June 30, 2018) Bet MacArthur
Sandy Durmaskin Naomi Pinson
Katie Ashwill Allen (expires Sept 12, 2019) Alicia Zeh-Dean (expires June 22, 2018)
Stelios Gragoudas (expires Sept 12, 2019) Julie Miller (expires Sept 12, 2019)
Mike Langlois (expires Sept 12, 2019) Luis Loya (expires Sept 12, 2019)
Recent members:
Holly Aldrich JoAnn Haas
Miriam Cooper Alissa Land

Commission on Immigrant Rights and Citizenship (current as of Sept 12, 2016)
Leslie DiTrani (term expires Sept 1, 2019) Swati Sawant (term expires Sept 1, 2017)
Sana Ghafoor (term expires Sept 1, 2017) Jennifer Sparks (term expires Sept 1, 2018)
Alejandro Heredia-Santoyo (term expires Sept 1, 2019) Merline Sylvain-Williams (term expires Sept 1, 2019)
Karin Lin (term expires Sept 1, 2017) Melanie Torres (term expires Sept 1, 2018)
Marcio Macedo (term expires Sept 1, 2018) Yarlennys Villaman (term expires Sept 1, 2019)
Roxana Maldonado-Garcia (term expires Sept 1, 2018)

Commission on the Status of Women (current as of Dec 15, 2014)
Phyllis Bretholtz Johanne Meleance (exp. Mar 1, 2017)
Kailah Carden (term expires Dec 1, 2017) Laura Cava Northrop (exp. Mar 1, 2017)
Pauline Carter-Wells (Cambridge Police Department Appointee) Marjorie Saunders
Srin Chakravorty (exp. Jan 8, 2015) Addie Schwarz
Pamela L. Enders, Ph.D. (term expires Dec 1, 2017) Golnaz Tabatabai (exp. Mar 1, 2017)
Lisa Mashburn Susan Yanow
  Audrey Oetomo (exp. Jan 8, 2015)

Community Advisory Board on the Living Wage (current as of Sept 19, 2016)
Terence Smith (Chair) Daniel O'Neill
George Donahue David Slaney
Nancy O'Brien Lisa Yanakakis
Elaine DeRosa (term expires Oct 1, 2019) Neil Rohr (term expires Oct 1, 2019)
Marcia L. Hams (term expires Oct 1, 2019)  
Richard Kevin Monks (term expires Oct 1, 2019)  
three vacancies  

Community Preservation Act Committee (updated June 2, 2015)
9 members
Lisa Peterson, CPA Committee Chair, Deputy City Manager Ellen Schacter, Resident, City of Cambridge
(exp. Apr 1, 2020)
Chandra Harrington, Member, Historical Commission (exp. June 1, 2020) Susan Schlesinger, Member, Cambridge Affordable Housing Trust (exp. May 10, 2020)
Gerard J. Clark, Cambridge Housing Authority (exp. May 10, 2020) Albe Simenas, Conservation Commission
(exp. May 10, 2020)
Louis DePasquale, Assistant City Manager, Finance Thacher Tiffany, Planning Board
(exp. June 1, 2020)
Kevin A. Foster, Resident, City of Cambridge (through June 1, 2017)  

Conservation Commission (updated May 6, 2016) - 7 members have 3-year terms
Jennifer (Wright) Letourneau, Director
Adam J. Hornstine, Chair (expires Sept 30, 2012) Kaki Martin (expires ?)
Purvi Patel, Vice Chair (expires June 30, 2018) Edward (Ted) Pickering (expires June 30, 2018)
Dorothy Altman (expires July 31, 2018) Albe Simenas (expires ?)
Ivria Glass Fried (expires Nov 1, 2017) Lauren McPhersen-Siegrist (expires Oct 27, 2017)

Consumer Advisory Committee (7 members)
Laura Nichols is the Executive Director
ex-officio members - Sealer of Weights and Measures and the Chair of the License Commission  

Council on Aging (updated July 31, 2016) - 11 members
Ethel J. Ampey (through Apr 30, 2016) Pearl Hines (through June 1, 2019)
Daniel Burroso, CPD (through Mar 2, 2017) Benjamin C. Horner (through Apr 30, 2016)
Lois Carra (through Jan 25, 2019) Lily Owyang (through Apr 1, 2017)
Jennifer Chisholm (through Jan 25, 2018) Eva Paddock (through Aug 1, 2019)
Kathleen Connolly (through Jan 25, 2018) Jeanne Ryde (through Apr 30, 2016)
Mary Ann Dalton (through Jan 25, 2018)  
Recent former members:  
Elizabeth Cadigan (through Aug 31, 2014) Ismail Laher (through Aug 31, 2015)
Kenneth Hebert (through Apr 30, 2015) Carole Feeney Withrow (through Apr 30, 2015)
Miranda Heibel (through Apr 30, 2015) Dr. Anne Fabiny (agency rep., through Oct 2016)

Early Education Services
Steering Committee members for the City’s Birth to Grade Three Partnership (appointed Sept 26, 2016):
Maryann MacDonald     Assistant  Superintendent for Elementary Education Co-Chair
Ellen Semonoff Assistant City Manager for Human Services Co-Chair
Patricia Beggy Principal, Morse School  
Katy Donovan Director, Peabody Terrace Childcare Center  
Michelle Farnum Assistant Director, Children, Youth and Families  
Victoria Greer Assistant Superintendent for Student Services  
Greg Hagan Chief of Pediatrics, Cambridge Health Alliance  
Michael Johnston Deputy Executive Director, Cambridge Housing Authority  
Kathryn Jones Senior Director, Community Engagement, Boston Children’s Museum  
Maria LaPage Executive Director, Agassiz Baldwin Community School  
Ben Mardell Professor, Lesley University Graduate School of Education  
Maria McCauley Director of Cambridge Public Library  
Kathy Modigliani Principal Consultant, Family Childcare Project  
Geeta Pradhan Executive Director, Cambridge Community Foundation  
Shannon Sorenson Vice President, Child and Family Services, Riverside Community Care  
Valora Washington CEO, Council for Professional Recognition, CAYL Institute  
Wayne Ysaguirre President and CEO, Nurtury  

Eastern Cambridge/Kendall Square Open Space Planning Committee (updated May 29, 2013)
Alexandra Lee Michelle Lower
Carole Bellew Patrick Magee
Charlie Marquardt Rose Billeci
Christine Dunn Sam Valentine
Christopher Perkins Sujit Sitole
Conrad Crawford Susan Morgan
Daniel Norman Thayer Donham
David Small Victoria Farr
Lara Gordon  

Election Commission (current as of June 12, 2016)
Tanya Ford is Executive Director of the Election Commission. Election commissioners are paid approximately $30,000 per year plus health benefits.
Ethridge King (Republican, 2007 - 3/31/2019) Polyxane Cobb (Democrat, 2010 - 3/31/2018)
Charles Marquardt (Republican, 2016 - 3/31/2017) Larry Ward (Democrat, 2012 - 3/31/2020)
Note: Peter Sheinfeld, a Republican commissioner, served from 2009 to his untimely death in 2016.

Envision Cambridge (current as of Apr 20, 2016)
Envision Cambridge Advisory Committee
Alexandra Offiong Matthew Wallace
Bethany Stevens Risa Mednick
Bill Kane Robert Winters
Dennis Swinford Ruth Allen
Ebi Poweigha Ruth Ryals
Frank Gerratana Tom Sieniewicz
Joseph Maguire Tom Stohlman
Josh Gerber Zeyneb Magavi
Marlinia Antoine Zuleka Queen-Postell
Envision Alewife Working Group
Catherine Connolly Karen Dumaine
Doug Brown Margaret Drury
Eric Grunebaum Margaret Gadon
Geoff Wood Mark DiOrio
James Butler Sam Stern
Jennifer Gilbert Tom Ragno
John DiGiovanni William Ahern
Engagement and Communications Working Group
Ben Peterson Justin Crane
Cathie Zusy Justin Kang
Debbie Bonilla Phyllis Bretholtz
Elaine DeRosa Sarah Kennedy
Eryn Johnson Tara Greco
Jeenal Sawla Zuleka Queen-Postell
At later stages of the planning process, additional working groups will be formed. We anticipate working groups on topics such as climate and energy, economic development, housing, and mobility.

Foundry Advisory Board (current as of Sept 28, 2015)
Deborah Rue (term expires Sept 28, 2018) Mark Tang (term expires Sept 28, 2017)
Folakemi Alalade (term expires Sept 28, 2017) Mariam Bucheli (term expires Sept 28, 2016)
Jamie Sabino (term expires Sept 28, 2016) Richard Thal (term expires Sept 28, 2018)
Jason Slavick (term expires Sept 28, 2018)  
City Staff:
   

Fresh Pond Master Plan Advisory Board (current as of Sept 19, 2016)
Janice Snow, Chair (expires May 9, 2019) Lauren McPherson-Siegrist
Susan Agger (expires May 9, 2018) Jamie Porreca (expires Sept 19, 2019)
Jim Barton (expires May 9, 2019) Ann Roosevelt (expires May 9, 2019)
Doug Brown Claudia Thompson (expires May 9, 2018)
Janet Burns (expires May 9, 2018) Candace Young (expires Sept 19, 2019)
Deborah Masterson (expires May 9, 2019)  
City Staff:
David Kaplan (Water Dept.) Jennifer (Wright) Letourneau (Conservation Commission)
Paul Ryder (Recreation Division) Taha Jennings (City Manager’s Office)

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgendered (GLBT) Commission (updated Feb 27, 2016)
The mission of the Cambridge GLBT Commission is to advocate for a culture of respect and to monitor progress toward equality of all persons with regard to sexual orientation and gender identity.
John Gintell, Co-Chair (expires Feb 8, 2019) Paul O. Miller (term expires Dec 31, 2016)
Aren Stone, Co-Chair Rachel Oppenheimer (expires Jan 26, 2018)
Bill Barnert (expires Jan 26, 2018) Lesley Rebecca Phillips (expires Feb 8, 2019)
Susan Bernstein (expires Feb 8, 2018) LaTayna Purnell (expires Jan 26, 2018)
Jessica Daniels (expires Jan 26, 2018) Kevin Shpritzer (expires Jan 12, 2011)
Linda Daniels (expires Feb 8, 2018) Kara Smith (expires Jan 26, 2018)
Brian Eiermann (expires Feb 8, 2019) Kimm Topping (expires Feb 8, 2018)
Maya Escobar (expires Jan 26, 2018) Ted Gucciardi Waechter (expires Feb 8, 2017)
Sylvia Guerra (expires Feb 8, 2017) Anna J. Weick (expires Dec 31, 2016)
Steven Lee (expires Feb 8, 2019) Mason Weintraub (expires Feb 8, 2019)
Neil S MacInnes-Barker (expires Jan 26, 2018) Mal Malme
Kristina M. Mastropasqua (expires Feb 8, 2019) Robert L. Parlin
Recent former members:  
Caitlin Drechsler Neil A. Scannell (expires Jan 14, 2016)
Maggie Giles Danny Venezia (expires Jan 14, 2016)
Gregory Grays-Thomas Dana Zircher
Michael McKenna  

Half Crown/Marsh Neighborhood Conservation District Commission (current as of July 31, 2016)
Marie-Pierre Dillenseger (expires June 22, 2018) Charles Smith (expires June 22, 2018)
William King (expires June 25, 2016) Adrian Catalano, Alternate (expires Aug 1, 2019)
Deborah Masterson (expires ???) Judith Dortz, Alternate (expires June 22, 2017)
Dr. Peter Schur (expires June 22, 2018) James Van Sickle, Alternate (expires June 22, 2017)
Recent members:
Robert Banker Michael Robertson (expires Oct 1, 2016)

Harvard Square Advisory Committee (updated May 28, 2016)
William G. Barry, Jr. (expires June 10, 2018) Gladys Gifford
Allison Crosbie Frank Kramer
Lauren Curry Kari Kuelzer
John DiGiovanni Alexandra Offiong, Harvard
Bridget Dinsmore (expires May 23, 2018) Matt Simitis
Maximilian Frank (expires May 23, 2018)  
Recent members:
Willis Bibbins Hugh Russell
Sheldon Cohen Mary Webb

Historical Commission (current as of July 31, 2016)
William B. King, Chair (expires Aug 1, 2019) Chandra Harrington (expires June 26, 2017)
Bruce Irving (expires Aug 1, 2019) Jo M. Solet (expires Aug 1, 2019)
William G. Barry, Jr. (expires Aug 1, 2019) Joseph V. Ferrara, Alternate (expires June 10, 2018)
Shary Berg (expires June 22, 2018) Susannah Tobin, Alternate (expires June 10, 2018)
Robert G. Crocker (expires Feb 8, 2017) Kyle Sheffield, Alternate (expires Aug 1, 2019)
Recent members:
M. Wyllis Bibbins  

Human Rights Commission (updated May 28, 2016) - 11 members
Nancy Schlacter, Executive Director
M. Chanta Bhan, Chair (expires June 28, 2017) Nicholas G. Leydon (expires Apr 10, 2017)
Bonita Cox (expires June 28, 2017) Kim T. Nghiem, PsyD (expires Aug 11, 2016)
Nadia Davila (expires Aug 27, 2017) Harry Reyes Nieva, Vice-Chair (expires Nov 19, 2016)
Mercedes S. Evans (expires June 28, 2017) Sabrina Selk (expires Nov 19, 2016)
Zainab Lakhani (expires Oct 17, 2017) Robert Slate (expires Dec 7, 2018)
Olinda Marshall (expires May 23, 2019) Chara Itoka (expires May 23, 2019)
Recent former members:  
Melissa Gonzalez-Brenes (expires Apr 6, 2013) Brendan St. Amant (expires Apr 17, 2015)
Kerry Ranjilian Gough (expires Aug 11, 2016) Randa A. Shedid

Human Services Commission (current as of Feb 27, 2016)
The Commission for Human Service Programs advises the City Manager on human services policy issues and funding allocations. Through the Department of Human Service Programs, the Commission also promotes activities that enhance the quality of life for Cambridge residents. One important means the Commission uses for gathering information on local human services trends is testimony at periodic needs assessment public hearings. Over the years, the Commission has responded to local needs by recommending Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding for a wide range of programs offered by the City and by community agencies.
Ellen Semonoff
is Deputy City Manager for Human Services Programs.
Ms. Christine Elow
(expires Jan 25, 2019)
Cambridge Police Department
Christopher R. Hall
(expires Jan 25, 2019)
Mr. Hall is a program coordinator at the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Group Insurance Commission and has worked for a number of years in the human services field.
Lori Likis
(expires Jan 25, 2019)
Lori Likis is an educational consultant and Director of School Improvement Planning and Initiatives at the Benjamin Banneker School.
Khari Milner
(expires Jan 25, 2019)
Khari Milner is Coordinator of Out of School Time Programs for the Cambridge Public Schools and manages the 21st Century Community Learning Center Partnership.
Nan Stone
(expires Jan 25, 2019)
Nan Stone is a partner at the Bridgespan Group, a nonprofit consultancy. She serves as a liaison between the Human Services Commission and the Cambridge Community Foundation.
Rev. Lorraine Thornhill
(expires Jan 25, 2019)
Reverend Thornhill is pastor of the First Holiness Church in Cambridge. She is active in the community, promoting health, education and youth advocacy.
Ana Leslie
(expires Jan 25, 2018)
Ms. Leslie holds a Master of Public Health and is currently employed as a coordinator at a Health Collaborative where she works on programs to support community health needs.
Linda Naval
(expires Jan 25, 2018)
Ms. Naval has extensive background in government having worked as a Legislative Assistant in the Office of the U.S. Senate and as a Deputy Director of Public Policy and Legislative Affairs.
Sumbul Siddiqui
(expires Jan 25, 2018)
Ms. Siddiqui is a Northwestern University School of Law graduate and currently works as a contract attorney for Morrison Mahoney, LLP.
Recent former members:  
Ms. Katharine Emilie Thomas (term expires June 30, 2015) Ms. Thomas is a lifelong resident of Cambridge, a mother of children who went to the Cambridge public schools, and the Assistant Director of the Cambridge-based Institute for Health and Recovery.
Kati LaBraico Kati LaBraico works in the healthcare field, and formerly served as a volunteer Parent Connector at the Morse School.
Ayse Atasoylu Dr. Atasoylu is an internist in local practice and an instructor in medicine.

Family Policy Council, formerly the Kid's Council (updated July 31, 2016)
Nancy Tauber, Executive Director
Mayor Denise Simmons, Chair of Kids' Council Jack Kiryk, junior at CRLS (expires June 30, 2017)
Neal Michaels, Co-Chair, Community-at-Large Representative (expires Aug 10, 2018) John Lindamood, Director of Resident Service, Cambridge Housing Authority (expires Sept 30, 2014)
Rabeya Akther, Specific Area Representative (expires Aug 10, 2016) Michelle Lower, Business Representative (expires Aug 10, 2018)
Tina Alu (Associate Director of CEOC) Alanna Mallon (expires Jan 4, 2019)
Ron Benham, State Agency Representative (expires Aug 10, 2018) Maria McCauley, Cambridge Public Library Director
Manikka Bowman, School Committee Rihana Oumer, Youth Representative (exp. June 30, 2017)
Chris Burke, Cambridge Police Commissioner Geeta Pradhan, Philanthropic Representative (expires Aug 10, 2018)
Jan Devereux, City Council (Mayor's Representative) Bridget Rodriguez, University Representative (expires Aug 10, 2018)
Louis DePasquale, Asst. City Manager for Fiscal Affairs, City of Cambridge (City Managerís Designee) Kenneth Salim, Superintendent of the Cambridge Public Schools
Mary Gashaw, Youth Representative (expires Oct 2017) Ellen Semonoff, Asst. City Manager for Human Services
Michelle Godfrey, Director of Center for Families (3-year term, 2012-2015) Helen Bryant, Community-at-Large Representative (exp. Aug 1, 2019)
Liz Hill, Community-at-Large Representative (expires Aug 10, 2018) Luba Falk Feigenberg, Community-at-Large Representative (exp. Aug 1, 2019)
Claude Jacob, Commissioner of Health & Hospitals Representative  
Recent former members:  
Charlotte Avant Betty Bardige
Jessica Daniels Barbara R. Kibler
Susan Lapierre Patrick Wardell, CEO of CHA
Heather Wise Linda Mindaye
Griffin Andres Andrea Collymore
Sally Benbasset George Halfkenny
Tony Clark Richard Rossi

Library Board of Trustees (current as of Sept 19, 2015)
Janet Axelrod, Chair Andre Mayer, Secretary
William Barry Patricia Payne
Karen Kosko (expires July 31, 2018) Nancy Woods
Recent former members (apparently):  
James Roosevelt, Jr.  

License Commission (current as of July 31, 2016)
Elizabeth Y. Lint, Esq., Executive Director
Nicole Murati Ferrer, Chair Chris Burke, Police Commissioner
Gerald Reardon, Fire Chief  

Mid-Cambridge Neighborhood Conservation District Commission (updated June 19, 2015)
Tony Hsiao, Vice Chair Carole Perrault
Lestra Litchfield Nancy Goodwin, Alternate (expires June 22, 2017)
Sue-Ellen Myers (expires June 22, 2018) Margaret Cecil McMahon (Alternate, expires Oct 29, 2016)
Monika Pauli (expires June 22, 2018) Chuck Redmon, Alternate (expires June 22, 2017)

Open Data Review Board (appointed Mar 14, 2016)
Harlan Weber (expires Mar 14, 2018) Eric Belford, Asst Director for IT Administration
Cathy Chute (expires Mar 14, 2018) Clifford Cook, Planning Information Manager, CDD
Jake Wasserman (expires Mar 14, 2018) Christina Giacobbe, 911 Director, Emergency Comm. Ctr.
Anthony Vanky (expires Mar 14, 2018) Lee Gianetti, Director of Comm. and Community Relations

Peace Commission (current as of June 19, 2015)
Brian Corr, Exec. Director
Frank Connelly (expires Oct 19, 2017) Elelchi Kadete (expires June 22, 2016)
Larry Kim (expires Oct 19, 2017) Lijun Li (expires June 22, 2018)
George Atallah (expires June 22, 2017) Johanne Méléance (expires June 22, 2017)
Aboma Dirbaba (expires June 22, 2018) John Ratliff (expires June 22, 2017)
Jame Eliscar (expires June 22, 2016) Regina Yang (expires June 22, 2018)
Gladys Friedler (expires June 22, 2016)  
Recent members:
Manikka Bowman Matthew Hoey
Karen Coleman Brian Loeb
Grove Harris Mushtaque Alikhan Mirza

Pedestrian Committee (updated Mar 28, 2015)
Debby Galef, Chair (expires Mar 31, 2017) Nora Marantz
Victoria Farr, Co-Vice-Chair (expires Mar 31, 2017) Carriane Jung (expires Mar 31, 2017)
Magda McCormick, Co-Vice-Chair (expires Mar 31, 2017)  Sean Peirce (expires Mar 31, 2017)
Benjamin Muller, Secretary Helen Rose (expires Mar 31, 2017)
Elizabeth Bierer (expires Mar 31, 2017) Joseph Rose (expires Mar 31, 2017)
Rose Billeci (expires Mar 31, 2017) Sam Stern (expires Mar 31, 2017)
Liza Cohen (expires Mar 31, 2017) Ryan Westrom
Jodie Cohen-Tanugi (expires Mar 31, 2017) Andrea Yoder (expires Mar 31, 2017)
Robin Engel Finnegan  
City Staff: (may be incorrect, but cannot tell from website or meeting minutes)
Bill Dwyer (DPW) Michael Muehe (Disabilities Comm.)
Matt Nelson (CPD) Jeff Parenti (T&P)
Former members:  
MJ Jensen Eran Segev
Mark Robinson  

Planning Board (updated July 31, 2016)
Iram Farooq is Assistant City Manager for Community Development
H. Theodore Cohen (Chair, expires Dec 1, 2019) Louis J. Bacci Jr. (expires Dec 1, 2019)
Catherine Preston Connolly (Vice-Chair, expires Dec 1, 2019) Mary T. Flynn (expires Dec 1, 2019)
Hugh Russell, Chair (expires Sept 26, 2021) Ahmed Nur, Associate Member (expires Mar 13, 2014)
Steven Cohen (expires Sept 26, 2021) Thacher Tiffany (Associate Member, expires Dec 1, 2019)
Tom Sieniewicz (expires Sept 26, 2021)  
Recent members:
Steven Winter (expired Mar 13, 2014) Pamela Winters (expired Mar 13, 2014)

Pole & Conduit Commission (current as of Dec 15, 2013)
Andrea S. Jackson, Chair William Dwyer, Supt. of Streets
Stephen Lenkauskas, City Electrician  

Police Review and Advisory Board (updated May 28, 2016)
Brian Corr, Executive Secretary
Ann Coyne (term expires Apr 16, 2017) Ted Robitaille (term expires May 23, 2021)
Laurence Kimbrough (term expires Apr 16, 2017) Beverly C. Sealey (term expires Oct 23, 2019)
Lucy Murray-Brown (term expires Apr 16, 2017)  
Recent members:  
Mertin Betts, Chair (term expires Oct 23, 2019)  

Public Art Commission (updated Sept 12, 2016)
Jeremy Gaucher, Public Art Administrator
David T. DeCelis (term expires June 1, 2019) Bertha Pantoja-Moore
Dina Deitsch (term expires June 1, 2019) Danielle Sauvé (term expires Nov 9, 2018)
Judy Ann Goldman (term expires Sept 1, 2019) Christopher Sokolowski (term expires Dec 18, 2016)
Cecily Miller (term expires Sept 1, 2019) Alexander van Praagh (term expires Dec 7, 2018)
Hue Nguyen (term expires Dec 18, 2016)  
Staff: Lillian Hsu, Jeremy Gaucher, Rika McNally  Contact the Public Art Commission

Public Planting Committee (current as of Aug 4, 2016)
David Lefcourt, City Arborist Melissa Miguel, DPW Engineering Rep.
Gary Chan, CDD Kathleen Kelly
Maggie Booz, Co-Chair Jonathan Lewis
Janet Burns Alexandra Lennon-Simon
Kathleen Caldara Wayne Marshall
Paula Cortes Carolyn Mathews
David Davis Johan Paulsson
Chantal Eide Nancy Philips
E. Thomas Flynn Cynthia Smith
Michael Hanlon Florrie Wescoat, Co-Chair
Denise Heintze Dennis Jen (exp. June 20, 2018)

Recycling Advisory Committee/
Advisory Committee on Environmentally Desirable Practices

Randi Mail is Recycling Director. (current as of Jan 15, 2014)
Current members: (2014-2016 term)
Keith Cialino Janet Mosley
Sharah Connor Laura Nichols, Cambridge Consumers Council
Jan Dillon-Schaub Michael Orr
Debby Galef Meera Singh
Rob Gogan, Harvard University Joanna Vanden
Debbie Knight Mary Verhage
Additional active participants and former members:
Michael Arnott Jarrod Jones, MIT
Luis Baigorria, Cambridge Housing Authority Jane Hirschi, CitySprouts
Meryl Brott, Recycling Program Manager Ted Live, Cambridge resident
Bob Cappadona, FCR-Boston Juliana Lyman
Liza Casella, FCR-Boston Adam Mitchell, Save That Stuff
Bruce Comen Judy Nathans
Claire Davies Helen Snively
George Delegas Robert Winters
David Demme, R.W. Beck Jason Zogg
Kevin Douglas, F.W. Russell & Sons  

Reservoir Hill Neighborhood Conservation District Study Committee
(appointed Nov 9, 2015, expected completion date of June 2016)
Peter Ellis Joseph Ferrara
Bob Higgins Chandra Harrington
Arch Horst Susannah Tobin
Bracebridge H. Young, Jr.  

Retirement Board (current as of Dec 15, 2013)
Bradford P. Tenney, Chairman James H. Monagle
Nadia Chamblin-Foster Francis E. Murphy, III
Michael P. Gardner  

Transit Advisory Board (current as of Aug 31, 2015)
John Attanucci, MIT, Transit Research Group Joseph Maguire, Alexandria Real Estate Equities
Phineas Baxandall, Resident, Riverside Doug Manz, HYM Investment Group
Joseph Beggan, Harvard University George Metzger, Central Square Business Association
Kelley Brown, MIT/Kendall Square Association Susan Pacheco, Cambridge Council on Aging
Devin Chausse, Cambridge Housing Authority Katherine Rafferty, Mt. Auburn Hospital
John DiGiovanni, Harvard Square Business Association Robert Ricchi, Resident, Agassiz
Jackie Douglas, LivableStreets Alliance Simon Shapiro, Cambridge Local First
Karen Dumaine, Alewife Transportation Management Association Arthur Strang, Resident, West Cambridge
Charles Fineman, Resident, East Cambridge Saul Tannenbaum, Resident, Cambridgeport
Robert Fitzgerald, Resident, Mid-Cambridge Alexander Taylor, Resident, West Cambridge
Jim Gascoigne, Charles River Transportation Management Association/ Kendall Square Association Ritesh Warade, Resident, Cambridge Highlands
Marcus Goodwin, Resident, Mid-Cambridge/TransitScreen  
Former members:  
Brian Dacey, Cambridge Innovation Center Jeffrey Lockwood, Novartis/Kendall Square Association
Eric Hoke, Resident, Neighborhood 9 Rev. Leslie K. Sterling, St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church

Water Board (updated Sept 24, 2016) - 5 members (not yet sure who has left)
Ann C. Roosevelt, President (expires ?) Jason Marshall (expires Sept 26, 2021)
James A. Burruss (expires ?) James C. Tanner, Jr. (expires Sept 30, 2017)
Richard Johnson (expires June 30, 2016) Philip M. Weinberg (expires ?)
Kathleen Kelly (expires Sept 26, 2021)  
Recent Members:  
   

Finite-Term Boards & Commissions now decommissioned
Central Square Advisory Committee 2011 - short-term committee appointed for 2011-2012 as part of the Kendall Square/Central Square (K2C2) Planning Study conducted within the Community Development Department in conjunction with Goody Clancy.
This Board is no longer constituted, but is listed here for reference.
Patrick W. Barrett III (Sean Casey LLC ) Gavin W. Kleespies (Resident)
Anya Alexandra Bear (MIT) Robin Lapidus (Central Square Business Association)
Mark Boyes-Watson (Resident) Morris Naggar (3MJ Realty)
Kathryn Lachelt Brown (Forest City) Heather Nelson (Resident)
Kara Cournoyer (Novartis) Ahmed Nur (Planning Board/Resident)
Susan Fleischmann (CCTV) Patrick Rowe (MIT)
Josh Gerber (1369 Coffeehouse) Loryn Sheffner (Resident)
Randa Ghattas (Resident) Michael Simon (Central Property Owner)
Nicholas Haney (Intercontinental Real Estate) Saul Tannenbaum (Resident)
Esther Hanig (Resident) Gail Willett (Resident)
Ming-Tai Huh (Resident)  
For more information about the K2C2 study, please contact Iram Farooq at ifarooq@cambridgema.gov or 617/349-4606. The Community Development Department TTY line is 617/349-4621.

Kendall Square Advisory Committee - short-term committee appointed for 2011-2012 as part of the Kendall Square/Central Square (K2C2) Planning Study conducted within the Community Development Department in conjunction with Goody Clancy.
This Board is no longer constituted, but is listed here for reference.
Olufolakemi Alalade (resident) Jeff Lockwood (Novartis)
Barbara Broussard (resident) Joe Maguire (Alexandria)
Kelley Brown (MIT, Campus Planning) Maureen McCaffrey (MIT, Investment Management Co.)
Michael Cantalupa (Boston Properties) Travis McCready (Kendall Square Association)
Peter Calkins (Forest City) Peter Reed (Ambit Creative)
Conrad Crawford (resident) Helen Rose (resident)
Brian Dacey (Cambridge Innovation Center)    Brian Spatocco (resident)
Elizabeth Dean-Clower (resident) Dylan Tierney (resident)
Richard Holton (resident) Joe Tulimieri (Cambridge Redevelopment Authority)
Mark Jacobson (Ice Skating and Canoe) Alex Twining (Twining Properties)

Early Education Services Task Force (added Feb 7, 2014)
This task force is expected to issue findings and recommendations no later than June 2015.
Richard C. Rossi, City Manager MaryAnn MacDonald, Assistant Superintendent for Elementary Education
Jeffrey Young, Superintendent of Schools Lisa Peterson, Deputy City Manager
Donna Cabral, Director,
Somerville Cambridge Head Start Program
Megan Postal, Project Coordinator,
Early Years Project, Guidance Center/Riverside
Louis DePasquale,
Assistant City Manager, Finance
Ellen Semonoff, Assistant City Manager,
Human Services
Katy Donovan, Director,
Peabody Terrace Children's Center
Claire Spinner, Chief Financial Officer,
School Department
Lei-Anne Ellis, Human Services Division Head for ChildCare and Family Support Services Nancy Tauber, Executive Director,
Family Policy Council
Jeana Franconi, City Budget Director Carolyn Turk,
Deputy Superintendent of Schools
Lori Likis, Chief Planning Officer,
School Department
 

 

 

Outdoor Lighting Municipal Ordinance Task Force (appointed Dec 2, 2013)
Short-term task force expected to complete by Spring 2014
Carol Lynn Alpert, Resident Denise Jillson, Business - Harvard Square Business Assn.
Gavin Kleespies, Resident Tom Saidnawey, Business - Pemberton Farms
Charles Teague, Resident Chris Basler, Community Development
Bob Woodbury, Resident Andrea Boyer, License Commission
Peter Calkins, Business - Forest City    Steve Lenkauskas, City Electrician
David Chilinski, Business - PCA Ranjit Singanayagam, ISD Commissioner

Net Zero Task Force (appointed Dec 16, 2013)
Short-term task force expected to complete by end of 2014
Mike Connolly, Resident and Net Zero Petitioner Bill Kane, Business/Property Owner/Developer - BioMed Realty
Henrietta Davis, Resident Caitriona Cooke, Subject Matter Expert - Housing energy efficiency
Barun Singh, Resident Paul Lyons, Subject Matter Expert - Solar energy
Andrea Love, Resident Michael Davis, Subject Matter Expert - Boston Society of Architects
Julie Newman, University/Climate Compact - MIT Sustainability Office Marc Hoffman, Subject Matter Expert - Energy economist and policy expert
Heather Henriksen, University/Climate Compact - Harvard University Sustainability Office Jane Carbone, Subject Matter Expert - Affordable housing energy efficiency
Tom Sieniewicz, Cambridge Planning Board Shawn Hesse, Subject Matter Expert - LEED and Living Building challenge architect
Joseph Maguire, Business/Property Owner/Developer - Alexandria Real Estate  

Traffic Board
This Board, previously mandated by state law until it was quietly abolished in the dead of night, has not had any members for many years. Authority: Special Act of the Massachusetts Legislature, Chapter 455 of the Acts of 1961. Purpose: To hold a public hearing upon petition of 50 registered voters relative to any rule or regulation proposed to be adopted, altered or repealed and not yet in effect and approve or disapprove the proposed action. Available to the traffic director for advice and consultation. Membership: 3 members