Personnel File - Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020
Who's On the Move?
1/15/20 1:30 PM
MassEquality has a new executive director ... a former member of Speaker DeLeo's leadership team starts a new role at a nonprofit today ... two new staffers have joined U.S. Rep. Katherine Clark's office ... Congressional candidate Becky Grossman staffs up ... Please enjoy the Personnel File.
Former Rep. KATHI-ANNE REINSTEIN has left Treasurer Deb Goldberg's office to take a new job as chief development officer and head of external affairs for Roca, a Chelsea-based nonprofit that works with at-risk young people. She begins her work with Roca on Wednesday. Before serving as Goldberg's director of policy and legislative affairs since late 2017, Reinstein was in charge of government affairs for The Boston Beer Company. During her tenure in the House, Reinstein represented Revere and served on Speaker DeLeo's leadership team as Second Assistant Majority Leader. Reinstein also served as Floor Division Leader, chair of the Elder Affairs Committee, chair of the Massachusetts Caucus of Women Legislators and vice chair of several committees. Reinstein received her bachelor's degree from Suffolk University and her master's degree from Emerson College, where she later taught as adjunct professor.
TANYA NESLUSAN has "left the corporate tech world to turn her full attention to her activist roots" as the next executive director of MassEquality, the organization announced Tuesday. A lifelong central Mass. resident, Neslusan has served as secretary of the Sturbridge Town Democratic Committee, a Planning Committee member of Showing Up for Racial Justice Worcester, and as a board member of the Bay State Stonewall Democrats. She is a founding member of the leadership team of Grassroots Central Massachusetts and is a member of both the Massachusetts Women of Color Coalition and Citizens for a Palmer Rail Stop. Neslusan holds a degree in political science from the University of Massachusetts and spent the majority of her career working in health insurance information technology.
Congressional candidate Becky Grossman has hired ALEX VUSKOVIC to serve as her campaign manager. According to a LinkedIn profile, Vuskovic most recently worked as Democrat Scott Cooper's congressional campaign in North Carolina, and has worked on campaigns in Florida and as a field organizer in New Hampshire.
Congresswoman Katherine Clark has two new staffers in her Washington, D.C. office. CASEY DAVISON, formerly the legislative correspondent for California Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren, is now Clark's legislative aide and press assistant. CIERRA SMITH, Clark's new digital press assistant, was previously a digital fellow for the House Democratic Caucus and has worked as a producer for CNN and NowThis News.
The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston added one new member to its board of directors for 2020, LIZANNE KINDLER, chief executive officer of Talbots and chair of Coldwater Creek. Kindler joins Chair PHILLIP CLAY, professor emeritus of city planning at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Deputy Chair CHRISTINA HULL PAXSON, the president of Brown University. CHANDLER HOWARD, president and CEO of Liberty Bank; KATE WALSH, president and CEO of Boston Medical Center; ROGER CRANDALL, chairman, president and CEO of Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company; Related Beal President KIMBERLY SHERMAN STAMLER; BRUCE VAN SAUN, chairman and CEO of Citizens Financial Group; and MICHAEL TUCKER, president and chief executive officer of Greenfield Cooperative Bank, all return to the board. JOHN CIULLA of Webster Financial Corporation will serve as the Boston Fed's member of the Federal Reserve System's Federal Advisory Council.
After a brief stint last year as Sen. Eric Lesser's communications director, ALEX REIMER started Wednesday as the deputy managing editor of the online publication Outsports, which focuses on LGBTQ issues and personalities in sports. Reimer is a former WEEI radio personality.
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