Events

Perspectives on Leadership Series: Secretary of Energy and Environmental Affairs Matthew Beaton

Thursday, April 13, 2017
9:00 am - 10:00 am
Taubman 301

Secretary Beaton will discuss his career progression, along with his policy priorities.  He is the Secretary of the Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs and oversees six environmental agencies including the Departments of Environmental Protection, Public Utilities, Energy Resources, Conservation & Recreation, Agricultural Resources, and Fish and Game. He is the Chairman of the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority, the Energies Facilities Siting Board and the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center. In the State Legislature he served as a State Representative for the 11th Worcester District.  He has worked as a sustainability consultant and environmental engineer.

This series will allow HKS students and the broader Rappaport community to meet influential state policymakers in a seminar-style setting, allowing for a broad range of interactions on each guest’s path to leadership, policy views, and thoughts on their career.)

Co-sponsored by the Rappaport Institute for Greater Boston and City+Local PIC

Perspectives on Leadership Series: Boston City Councilor Andrea Campbell

Friday, May 12, 2017
9:00 am - 10:00 am
Cason Seminar Room, Taubman 102

Councillor Campbell will discuss her ascent to the City Council and career progression, along with her policy priorities.   Andrea Campbell defeated the long-time incumbent in 2015 to become the Boston City Councillor for District 4 which includes Dorchester, Mattapan, and parts of Jamaica Plain and Roslindale.  Her first term priorities include affordable housing, economic development, criminal justice reform, and improved capital and programming for Boston Public Schools. She served as deputy legal counsel for Governor Deval Patrick and also worked for a legal non-profit providing free representation on education matters. She is a graduate of Boston Latin School, Princeton University, and UCLA Law School.

This series will allow HKS students and the broader Rappaport community to meet influential state policymakers in a seminar-style setting, allowing for a broad range of interactions on each guest’s path to leadership, policy views, and thoughts on their career.

Co-sponsored by the Rappaport Institute for Greater Boston and the City + Local PIC