Governor's Office Staff

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

Offices and staff

Governor Charlie Baker
Lt. Governor Karyn Polito

Kristen Lepore, Chief of Staff
Tim Buckley, Senior Advisor to the Governor and Deputy Chief Secretary
Lily Zarrella, Deputy Chief of Staff

Kelly Dwyer, Executive Director of the Council on Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence

Haley Arnold, Executive Assistant to the Governor
Madison LaCure, Scheduling Assistant
Marissa Ribeiro, Executive Assistant to Chief of Staff

Boards and Commissions

Jordan Maynard, Director, Boards and Commissions
Eric Bertino, Special Assistant, External Affairs
Noah McClanan, Program Coordinator
Georgia Polemenakos, Program Coordinator

Cabinet Relations - Strategic Operations

Elizabeth Mahoney, Deputy Chief of Staff for Cabinet Affairs and Policy
Anne Selinger, Deputy Chief of Staff for Strategic Innovation
Brian Mckeon, Assistant Chief of Staff for Cabinet Affairs
Jenna Borkoski, Associate Chief of Staff for Cabinet Affairs
Lisa Dixon, Associate Chief of Staff for Cabinet Affairs
Jacob Viola, Director - Strategic Innovation
Jean-Louis Rochet, Director - Strategic Innovation
Jesse Cohen, Director - Strategic Innovation
Colleen Maloney, Project Manager


Lizzy Guyton, Communications Director
Brendan Moss, Press Secretary
Sarah Finlaw, Deputy Communications Director
Anisha Chakrabarti, Deputy Press Secretary
Terry MacCormack, Deputy Communications Director / Digital Director
Maura Driscoll, Press Assistant / Deputy Digital Director
Olivia Leatherwood, Press Assistant

Constituent Services and Community Affairs

Mindy d'Arbeloff, Deputy Chief of Customer Service and Constituent Affairs
Anthony Richards, Deputy Chief for Access and Opportunity
Patrick Carnevale, Western Massachusetts Office Director
Kelly Govoni, Director of Constituent Services
Michael Vazquez, Director of Community Affairs
Christian Nakkashian, Deputy Director of Constituent Services, Internship Coordinator
Brian Heffernan, Constituent Services Aide
Tucker Rockett, Constituent Services Aide
Aaron Thomas, Constituent Services Aide
Leah Protentis, Constituent Services Aide
Marga Celado, Constituent Services Aide

Governor's Council

George Cronin, Administrative Secretary
Sonia Altamirano, Administrative Assistant
Valerie McCarthy, Executive Assistant

Legal Counsel

Robert Ross, Chief Legal Counsel
Michael Kaneb, Deputy Chief Legal Counsel
Elizabeth Denniston, Deputy Legal Counsel
Kirk Hanson, Deputy Legal Counsel
Nick Brandt, Deputy Legal Counsel
Paige Ferriera, Legal Assistant
Lauren Greene Petringo, Director, Judicial Nominating Commission
Emily Gauthier, Deputy Director, Judicial Nominating Commission

Legislative Affairs

Kaitlyn Sprague, Legislative Affairs Director
James Cowdell, Deputy Legislative Director
Emily Chabot, Associate Legislative Director
David Garriepy, DC Office Director


Dean Serpa, Deputy Chief for Administration and Operations
Grace Robinson, Director of Operations
Alexis Dellaquila, Project Manager
Colin Ahern, Special Assistant to the Governor
Zack Colclasure, Special Assistant to the Governor
Molly Burgoyne, Special Assistant to the Lt. Governor
Elizabeth Galvin, Special Assistant to the Lt. Governor
Will Archibald, Briefings Coordinator
Daniel Gates, Project Manager, Municipal and External Affairs
Alex Powell, Deputy Administrative Coordinator
Kevin Marshall, Program Assistant
Joyce Stanton, Receptionist
Mike Creamer, LAN IT Administrator

Personnel & Administration

Ryan Coleman, Chief Secretary and Director of Personnel and Administration
Conor Glasheen, Employment Coordinator
Morgan Riddle, Recruiter