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 Richard Swanson,         Brian Holliday,            Gelfi Colon,
 Chair                          Chair-Elect                 Member-at-Large
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Robert Giannasca,         Darren Sack,              Jazzz Bennett, 
SPEC Chair                   NRAC Chair             Consumer Committee Chair
Stephen Corbett, Chair, Membership and Nominations Committee
Melissa Hector, Liaison to the Mayor's Office
Katie Keating, Recipient

The Executive Committee consists of the Planning Council Chair, Chair-Elect and  Vice-Chair, the Chairs of standing subcommittees, and a designated member at large that the Planning Council Chair appoints.

The Executive Committee is closed to the public. Anyone who wishes to attend as a guest or inquire about agenda topics should email Planning Council Support. 

 Executive Committee Charge

  • Be responsible with the Planning Council staff for ensuring the orderly and in­tegrated progression of work of the Planning Council and its Committees;
  • Oversee the operations of the Planning Council and recommend amend­ments to the bylaws as appropriate; and
  • Foster the active and meaningful participation of all Planning Council members:
    • create a supportive environment where input is valued,
    • ensure that Planning Council work and decisions are representative and effective of the full body and the epidemic within the EMA and
    • regularly assess and review the feedback and needs of Planning Council members in order to promote and maintain a high level of member participation, recruitment, and retention.
  • When necessary and approved by the Planning Council, the Executive Committee shall be empowered to make decisions on behalf of the Council, when the Council is unable to meet. 
  • Meet as needed to review and revise the Bylaws.


Meetings take place on the third Thursday of the month (unless otherwise noted) at the Old South Church, 4th Floor Sam Johnson Room, from 3:00-5:00 pm. ​

The committee will meet on September 26, October 24, November 21, 2019. January 6, January 30, February 27, March 26, April 23, and May 28, 2020. 

Executive Committee Publications

Planning Council Leadership Responsibilities ​​​

You must have Adobe Acrobat Reader on your computer to download and print these documents. Meeting minutes and other documents are available in hardcopy upon request.

CONTACT: For more information, please contact Planning Council Support.

Boston Planning Council Support
1010 Massachusetts Ave. (2nd Floor) Boston, MA 02118
Tel: (617) 534-2613 | Mob: (617) 947-4299 | Fax: (617) 288-2284 |  

Boston Public Health Commission
1010 Massachusetts Ave, 6th Floor, Boston, MA 02118.
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