Governor's Office Staff

The following staff assist with the day-to-day activities of the Governor's Office.

Offices and Staff

Governor Maura Healey
Lt. Governor Kim Driscoll

Kate Cook, Chief of Staff
Gabrielle Viator, Senior Advisor

Kristian Hoysradt, Deputy Chief of Staff to the Lt. Governor
Juan Gallego, Assistant Deputy Chief of Staff to the Lt. Governor

Katharine Thibodeau, Director of Scheduling and Senior Executive Assistant to the Governor
Alanna Ogilvie, Deputy Director of Scheduling
TJ Flaherty. Executive Assistant & Scheduler, Lt. Governor
Brook Alander, Scheduling Coordinator
Alyssa Gold, Project Manager for the Lieutenant Governor
Natalie Ofori, Program Coordinator Co-op for the Office of the Lt. Governor

Access and Opportunity and Community Affairs

Marcony Almeida-Barros, Deputy Chief of Staff for Access and Opportunity
Yarlennys Villaman, Director of Community Affairs
Jordan Chrispin, Deputy Director
Stavroula Kostas, Program Assistant Co-op


Alex Powell, Director of Administration, CFO
Andrew Kreiss, Deputy Director of Administration
Joyce Stanton, Special Assistant
Dennis McEvoy, IT Specialist
Mike Grannum, IT Specialist

Karen Kurson, Administration Co-op
Alexandra Chua, Program Coordinator

Boards and Commissions

April English, Chief Secretary 
Kate Kelly, Director of Boards and Commissions
Jonathan Torcia, Deputy Director of Personnel
Julia Fone, Project Coordinator
Vilma Uribe, Executive Director of the Council on Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence


Cabinet Affairs & Strategic Planning

Sarah Sabshon, Deputy Chief of Staff for Policy & Cabinet Affairs
Amanda Dew, Policy and Cabinet Affairs Liaison
Rubby Wuabu, Policy and Cabinet Affairs Liaison
Elise Yannett, Deputy Chief of Staff for Strategic Planning
Ariana Aghili, Strategic Planning Co-op
Quentin Palfrey, Director of Federal Funds and Infrastructure

Climate Innovation and Resilience

Melissa Hoffer, Climate Chief
Jonathan Schrag, Deputy Climate Chief, Director of Investment for Decarbonization and Resilience
Matthew Connolly, Senior Climate Policy Advisor
Nick Black, Director of Strategic Initiatives 
Sophie Collins, Executive Assistant for the Office of Climate Innovation and Resilience


Jillian Fennimore, Communications Director
Karissa Hand, Press Secretary
Eoin Cannon, Director of Speechwriting
Allison Mitchell, Digital Director
Valentina Amaro, Director of Multicultural Media
Isabella Lanata, Deputy Press Secretary
Joshua Qualls, Director of Photography
Ayub Tahlil, Press Assistant
Charlotte Hysen, Media Co-op
Annah Chaya, Visual Media Co-op

Constituent Services

Olivia Rolnik, Director of Constituent Services
Remy AuCoin, Deputy Director of Constituent Services
Olivia Gilligan Corsetti, Constituent Services Aide
Leandra Carvalho, Constituent Services Aide
Alyssa Hogan, Constituent Services Aide
Miles Henderson, Constituent Services Aide

Jeffrey Hoffman, Constituent Services Aide

Governor's Council

Sonia Altamirano, Executive Assistant to the Governor's Council
Valeria McCarthey, Administrative Secretary
Aaron Thomas, Program Coordinator

Legal Counsel

Paige Scott Reed, Chief Legal Counsel
Jesse Boodoo, Deputy Chief Legal Counsel
Adam Hornstine, Deputy Legal Counsel
Dara Kesselheim, Deputy Legal Counsel
Gregory Schmidt, Deputy Legal Counsel
Kimberly Baptiste, Legal Program Coordinator
Ella Chin, Legal Co-op
Sanea Lamas, Legal Co-op

Legislative Affairs

Alicia Rebello-Pradas, Deputy Chief of Staff for Legislative Affairs
Katherine McGee, Legislative Affairs Liaison
Patrick Brown, Associate Deputy Chief of Staff for Legislative Affairs


Ellie Hitt, Director of Operations
Marcela Castillo, Advance Coordinator
Karine Kanj, Advance Coordinator
Austin Moore, Advance Manager and Traveling Aide to the Lieutenant Governor


Tajah Williams, Director of Personnel
Calista Carter, Employment Coordinator
Nicole Janeiro, Program Coordinator 

Springfield & Washington, DC Offices

Kristen Elechko, Western Massachusetts Director
LaMar Cook, Western Massachusetts Deputy Director

Josh Nudelman, Director of Federal Affairs

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