Staff Directory and Key Contacts at the Department of Early Education and Care (EEC)

Here you will find EEC's staff directory and key contacts at EEC by unit or function. EEC Contact Center: 617-988-7841

Table of Contents

Commissioner's Office


Administration & Finance

C3 Child Care Stabilization Grant Help Desk :1-833-600-2074 or

Business Systems & Infrastructure

  • Andrea Gilmore, Director of Business Project Management & CCFA Administration
  • Lynne Philpot, Licensing and Program Technology Development Specialist

Field Operations

Contact the EEC COVID-19 Healthline: (857) 488-4418 or

  • Andrew Rome, Deputy Commissioner for Field Operations

Regional Licensing

Field Investigations

Residential & Placement Licensing

Professional Qualifications

Contact EEC StrongStart Professional Development System:

Program Quality

Background Records Checks

  • Mechell Grays, Associate Commissioner for Operational Management
  • Contact Center / Background Records Check Questions:  (617) 988-7841
  • Lorrie Roccoforte, Background Records Check Supervisor
  • Meghan Green Burgo, Background Records Check Supervisor
  • Tim Thurrott, Background Records Check Supervisor
  • Tricia Howell, Background Records Check Supervisor

Family & Community Supports

Internal Operations


File a public records request with EEC   

Workforce Development, Innovation & Program Supports

Policy, Research & Data Analytics

Strategic Engagement



Main Office (617) 988-6600
EEC Contact Center (617) 988-7841


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50 Milk St.
14th Floor
Boston, MA 02109-5002

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