MAPC Names Legislator and Staffer of the Year at Annual Council Meeting
June 7, 2023 - Last week, representatives from 101 Massachusetts cities and towns, gubernational appointees, state and City of Boston officials, and guests came together for MAPC's Annual Council Meeting on Wednesday, May 31 – the first in-person gathering in three years. We would like to thank all who joined us for this important and celebratory event.
A special thanks to Lt. Governor Kim Driscoll for not only speaking at our Annual Council Meeting, but also for engaging with our region's municipal leaders.
MAPC would also like to congratulate our newly elected MAPC Council members and our Legislator of the Year and Legislative Staffer of the Year awardees! Scroll down for more photos.
Legislator of the Year
Representative Adrian Madaro
"Representative Madaro is the Chair of the Committee on Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery and is a critical leader in so many other areas – from early education to transportation and housing to language access."
Legislative Staffer of the Year
Christie Getto Young
Senator Sal DiDomenico's Chief of Staff
"Christie’s dedication to service is hard to match. She's worked 13 years in the legislature with Senator DiDomenico and has always prioritized those struggling most - working not only to raise the ceiling, but also to raise the floor."
MAPC Elected Council Members
The following members were elected during caucus breakouts at the meeting.
Adam Chapdelaine, President (Dedham) | Jennifer Constable, Vice President (Rockland)
Samuel Seidel, Treasurer (Gubernatorial) | Imaikalani Aiu, Secretary (Weston)
Elaine Wijnja | Courtney Rainey | Juan Vega | Vandana Rao
Taber Keally (Milton) | Moe Handel (Needham) | Colette Aufranc (Wellesley) |
Claire Ricker (Arlington) | Steve Olanoff (Weswood)
John DePriest (Chelsea) | Curt Bellavance (Peabody) | Tom Galligani (Somerville) | Tom Daniel (Salem)
Steve Silveira | Angie Liou | Karen Canfield | Gina Martinez | Jarred Johnson