Leadership Category: Public Sector

Joyce Dennis

Joyce Dennis serves in a Public Sector seat representing Senator Nick Collins. Dennis is in the healthcare field where she has worked as a Provider Service Representative at Tufts Health Plan.  She received her medical assistant certification from Bunker Hill Community College and has a strong focus on patient care and wellness. Dennis joined the ABCD Board of Directors in…

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Lynnette Sumpter

Lynnette Sumpter serves in a Public Sector Seat representing state Representative Chynah Tyler. Sumpter is a 7th generation Bostonian and retired from the Boston Police Department after 33 years. She has taught criminal justice at Roxbury Community College and volunteers at the Boys and Girls Club after-school program. Sumpter received a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from Boston…

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Kristen Halbert

Kristen Halbert serves in a Public Sector seat representing Boston City Councilor-at-Large Michelle Wu, where she works as a community liaison. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Environmental, Earth and Ocean Science and a Master of Science in Urban Planning and Community Development, both from the University of Massachusetts Boston. Halbert currently serves as Vice President of the…

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Sean Daughtry

Sean Daughtry serves in a Public Sector seat representing State Representative Elizabeth A. Malia. Daughtry is currently employed as Senior Manager, Technical Operations at Vertex Pharmaceuticals in Boston. A native of Greensboro, North Carolina, Daughtry is a cum-laude graduate of Morehouse College and holds a Master of Science in Inorganic Chemistry from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Daughtry is a…

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Reverend Dr. Florence King

Reverend Dr. Florence King serves in a Public Sector seat representing State Representative Paul Donato of Malden.  Rev. Dr. King currently serves as clergy at American Baptist Churches USA and she received a Master of Divinity and Doctor of Ministry in Theological Studies from Andover Newton Theological School. Reverend Dr. King joined the ABCD Board of Directors in 2016 and…

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Oscar Lopez

Oscar Lopez serves in a Public Sector seat representing State Representative Kevin Honan.  Oscar works as a Legislative Aide to Representative Honan.  He is a lifelong resident of the Allston-Brighton neighborhood of Boston and he dedicates his personal time to the West End Boys and Girls Club, primarily in the area of Literacy. Oscar joined the ABCD Board of Directors…

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Nancy Dickerson

Nancy Dickerson serves in a Public Sector seat representing City Councilor Tim McCarthy. A native of Boston, MA and a graduate of Boston University, Dickerson was employed for many years in the Boston Public Schools where she served as a teacher, school leader, and a member of the Superintendent’s cabinet. After retiring from the Boston Public Schools, her several positions…

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Mary Chin

Mary Chin serves in a Public Sector seat representing Boston City Councilor at Large Anissa Essaibi George. Chin is the Executive Director of the Asian American Civic Association and is a graduate of Simmons College, School of Social Work. She is a clinical social worker and was the former Director of Social Work and Clinic Director of Adult Outpatient Psychiatry…

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Maren Tober

Maren Tober serves in a Public Sector Seat representing Boston City Councilor at Large Ayanna Pressley.  Tober works at Prospect Hill Academy Charter School as a Campus Family Ambassador and as a Farmer’s Market Manager and Community Garden Coordinator for the South Boston Neighborhood Development Corporation. Raised in East-Berlin, Germany, she volunteered her time to establish a botanic garden in…

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Linda Monteiro

Linda Monteiro serves in a Public Sector seat representing State Representative Evandro Carvalho. She is an IT professional, currently managing the implementation of an SaaS-based system for a large organization. Monteiro has over twenty years of experience in community outreach, marketing, program development, coalition building, public relations, event management, and advocacy. She has worked on various local and state political…

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