Leadership Category: Public Sector

Alejandro Camarena

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Mary Chin

Mary Chin serves in a Public Sector seat representing Boston City Councilor at-Large Erin J. Murphy. 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 at…

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Linda Monteiro

Linda Monteiro serves in a Public Sector seat representing State Representative Liz Miranda. 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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Julia Hardy Cofield, Esq.

Julia Hardy Cofield serves in a Public Sector seat representing Senator Michael Rush. Hardy Cofield retired from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in Arlington, VA, where she was a Trademark Examining Attorney and a Collateral duty EEO Counselor. Hardy Cofield earned her Juris Doctor Degree from North Carolina Central University School of Law and she is fluent in Spanish. Hardy…

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John P. McGahan

John P. McGahan serves in a Public Sector seat and represents Boston City Councilor Frank Baker. McGahan is the President/CEO of the Gavin Foundation. Since 1994 he has served in leadership positions throughout the organization, and was elected to his current position in 2008. Under his direction, it has become one of the most respected and trusted comprehensive addiction education,…

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Jean M. Babcock

Jean M. Babcock serves in a Public Sector seat representing Boston City Councilor Lydia Edwards. Babcock formerly worked in Public Affairs for the United States Postal Service and is a lifelong community leader and activist. She holds a Master’s degree in Public Administration and has worked in areas of fiscal management and business administration. Babcock’s financial and business acumen coupled with…

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Candice Caines-Francis, CPA

Candice Caines-Francis serves in a Public Sector seat representing State Representative Jon Santiago. Caines-Francis, a Certified Public Accountant, works as an Audit Manager with the Office of the State Auditor and has worked as a consultant at Boston Financial Data Services within the Finance and Audit departments. She holds Bachelor of Arts degrees in Human Services, Spanish & Sociology from…

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