The State Organization Index provides an alphabetical listing of government organizations, including commissions, departments, and bureaus.
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The Massachusetts Governor's Council, also known as the Executive Council, is composed of eight individuals elected from districts, and the Lieutenant Governor who serves ex officio. The eight councillors are elected from their respective districts every two years. The Council meets weekly to record advice and consent on warrants for the state treasury, pardons and commutations, and recording advice and consent to gubernatorial appointments such as judges, clerk-magistrates, public administrators, members of the Parole Board, Appellate Tax Board, Industrial Accident Board and Industrial Accident Reviewing Board, notaries, and justices of the peace.
Members of the public are welcome at Council formal assemblies and hearings.
The Council generally meets at noon on Wednesdays in the Council Chamber, Room 360 (within the Governor’s Office).
The next Council Assembly is scheduled for Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at 12:00 p.m.
Atty. Paul G. Pino, Associate Justice of the District Court (Circuit).
Hearing: November 15, 2017 at 10:30 a.m.
Atty. Robert T. Santaniello, Associate Justice of the Springfield District Court.
Hearing: November 15, 2017 at 1:30 p.m.
Atty. Mark V. Green, Chief Justice of the Appeals Court.
Hearing: November 29, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. in Hearing Room B-2
Colette M. Santa, Member of the Parole Board.
Hearing: December 6, 2017 at 10:30 a.m.
Atty. Debra A. Squires-Lee, Associate Justice of the Superior Court.
Hearing: December 6, 2017 at 1:30 p.m. (continuance)
Atty. William J. Ritter, Associate Justice of the Superior Court.
Hearing: December 13, 2017 at 10:30 a.m.
Atty. Janine D. Rivers, Associate Justice, Suffolk Probate & Family Court.
Hearing: December 13, 2017 at 1:30 p.m.
George Cronin, Administrative Secretary
Valerie McCarthy, Executive Secretary
Sonia Altamirano, Administrative Assistant