The Political Action Committee of the MEA is chaired by Tom Lynch and Shane Rozamus.
This committee interviews candidates for local offices and makes recommendations to the Executive Board. Committee meetings are held at various times throughout the year, depending on political season. Please refer to the calendar for meeting dates and times.
The PAC often holds fundraising activities throughout the year to build our political action account. This account is used to contribute to candidates who stand with MEA on education issues, and who MEA recommends. Dues dollars do not go toward Political Action.
MEA supported Joyce Craig in the Mayor’s race. Congratulations to Joyce and her team!!!
Think Education: The MEA asks for all members to contribute $5 each year to build the PAC fund. For every $5 donated, the members name goes into a box used for multiple raffles throughout the year.
The Executive Board approved the following list of candidates for recommendation by the MEA and here are the results:
Ward 1: Alderman -Kevin Cavanaugh WINNER
School Board- Sarah Ambrogi WINNER
Ward 2: Alderman- Will Stewart WINNER
School Board- David Scannell WINNER
Ward 3: Alderman – Pat Long and Tim Baines CLOSE VOTE- RECOUNT
School Board- Mary Ngwanda Georges WINNER
Ward 4: Alderman – Christpoher Herbert WINNER
School Board- Leslie Want WINNER
Ward 5: Alderman- Tony Sapienza WINNER
School Board- Kathy Staub LISA FREEMAN
Ward 6: Alderman- Peter Maccone ELIZABETH MOREAU
School Board- Dan Bergeron WINNER
Ward 7: Alderman- Brenda Noiseux BILL SHEA
School Board- Ethan Moorehouse ROSS TERRIO
Ward 8: Alderman- Betsy DeVries JOHN CATALDO
School Board- Erika Connors JIMMY LEHOUX
Ward 9: Alderman- Barbara Shaw WINNER and James Burkush
Ward 10: Alderman- Bill Barry WINNER
School Board- John Avard WINNER
Ward 11: Alderman- Normand Gamache WINNER
School Board- Kate Desrochers WINNER
Ward 12: Alderman- Hassan Essa KEITH HIRSCHMAN
School Board- Connie Van Houten KELLY THOMAS
At Large: Alderman- Dan O’Neil and Joe Kelly Levasseur
School Board- Nancy Tessier and Richard Girard