BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts Gov.-elect Charlie Baker has announced leaders of his transition team as he prepares to take the reins of state government from outgoing Gov. Deval Patrick.
Among those tapped by Baker is Martin Meehan, chancellor of the University of Massachusetts Lowell.READ MORE: US Job Openings Reached Record Levels To Start April; Northeast Had Nearly 1.5 Million
The former Democratic congressman will team with Beth Anderson, CEO for the Phoenix Charter Academy Network which operates schools in Chelsea and Lawrence, to lead Baker’s advisory committee on schools.
Others chosen by Baker to help lead the transition include former Massachusetts Department of Social Services Commissioner Linda Carlisle, Rappaport Institute for Greater Boston at the Harvard Kennedy School Executive Director of the Steve Poftack, and Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company CEO Roger Crandall.READ MORE: Massachusetts Surpasses 3 Million People Fully Vaccinated Against COVID
Baker said his running mate, Lt. Gov.-elect Karyn Polito, will head up the transition team.
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