Jennifer Garcia

General Counsel and Director of Operations

Department: Legal
Phone: 617-933-0709


Jennifer García has provided legal counsel to MAPC since 2009. She is responsible for ensuring that the agency is compliant with relevant federal and state law in the areas of employment, ethics, open meeting, public record and procurement law. In May 2018, Jennifer was named Director of Operations and oversees the legal, human resources, and operations divisions.

Prior to joining MAPC, Jennifer was a policy analyst at the Massachusetts Budget and Policy Center and worked for the North Carolina General Assembly Bill Drafting Division as well as Self-Help, a community development lender in Durham, North Carolina.

Ms. García earned a Bachelor of Arts in History-Sociology at Columbia University and a Juris Doctorate at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is a graduate of the Commonwealth Seminar and the Initiative for Diversity in Civic Leadership (IDCL), and a current participant in the YW Boston’s LeadBoston program. Jennifer is admitted to the Massachusetts Bar.