- Office of the State Auditor
Media Contact for Auditor Suzanne Bump Appoints Chris Hoeh to Personal Care Attendant Workforce Council
Mike Wessler, Communications Director
Boston — On Wednesday, August 29th, State Auditor Suzanne M. Bump swore-in Chris Hoeh of Jamaica Plain to the Personal Care Attendant (PCA) Workforce Council. Bump selected Chris from a slate of nominates provided by the Statewide Independent Living Council to fill a seat on the Council that was left vacant due to a resignation. His term will continue until December 6, 2019.
Hoeh, who has been a teacher since 1985, was named the 2015 Elementary Social Studies Teacher of the Year from the National Council for the Social Studies, and the 2014 Teaching Tolerance Award for Excellence in Teaching from the Southern Poverty Law Center. He holds a Master of Education Degree from Wheelock College.
The PCA Workforce Council provides information and support to consumers to hire, train and recruit PCAs. It consists of 9 members. Two members, the Secretary of Health and Human Services (or her designee), and the Director of the Office of Workforce Development (or his designee), are members of the Governor’s administration. The remaining seven members are appointed by the Commonwealth's constitutional officers.