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Our members are the local governments of Massachusetts and their elected and appointed leadership.
The Massachusetts Municipal Councillors’ Association held its Annual Business Meeting via Zoom on Jan. 13, during which members elected the following governing board for 2021:
President: Lisa Blackmer, North Adams
First vice president: Jeovanny Rodriguez, Lawrence
Second vice president: Eric Steinhilber, Barnstable
District 1: Ralph Figy, Westfield
District 2: Claire Freda, Leominster
District 3: Afroz Khan, Newburyport
District 4: Moises (Mo) Rodrigues, Brockton
District 5: John McLaughlin, Waltham
Blackmer thanked Agawam Councillor Cece Calabrese for her service as MMA president during the past year and as a district representative on the MMCA Board.
Also during the meeting, Brianna Sunryd, communications manager and citizen participation officer in Amherst, gave a presentation on her community’s citizen engagement efforts, particularly the use of technology.
MMA Legislative Director John Robertson gave a legislative update and answered questions.