The coalition's Director, Chris was formerly Assistant Secretary of Transportation for the Commonwealth. In that role, he co-founded the MBTA’s open-data program, which was named Innovation of the Year by WTS-Massachusetts in 2010. Chris has also worked as a consultant at Bain & Co., on a number of local and statewide political campaigns including that of Congressman Joe Kennedy III, and at a transportation technology startup that provides mobile ticketing for transit systems in New York, Boston, and Los Angeles. Chris is a graduate of Pomona College (B.A., 2005) and Harvard Business School (M.B.A, 2012). In 2015, Chris was named Bostonian of the Year by the Boston Globe Magazine for his volunteer work leading No Boston Olympics.
As Partnerships Director, Josh helps to connect our coalition with local and regional government, and with allied organizations and associations all throughout Massachusetts. Josh is a former Natick Selectman, a past president of the Massachusetts Municipal Association, and a strong proponent of transportation and public engagement. Josh has a B.A. from Brandeis University.
Charlie is the Policy Director at Transportation for Massachusetts, responsible for coordinating policy, legislation, and regulations that support the coalition's agenda. Before joining T4MA in the summer of 2015, he was Government Affairs Specialist at the Metropolitan Area Planning Council, the regional planning agency for the Metro Boston region. Previously, he worked in the Massachusetts State House as legislative director for a state representative. Charlie holds an A.B. in Government from Bowdoin College and a Masters in Public Administration from Suffolk University.
Social Justice Policy Coordinator
Hakim is our Social Justice Policy Coordinator, working with community organizations within and alongside our coalition members to strengthen grassroots transportation advocacy across the state and encourage economic development, access to opportunity and effective leadership within underserved neighborhoods, particularly of low-income and of color. Before joining Transportation for Massachusetts in the fall of 2015, Hakim worked as Deputy Director for the Boston Workers Alliance/Center for Economic Democracy. Hakim is currently participating in the Suffolk University-Sawyer Business School Global Business and Entrepreneurship program.
Angela is the Program Associate at Transportation for Massachusetts. Angela assists the director and our staff in all coalition initiatives and projects, helps advance work surrounding innovative mobility, and leads on technology solutions to leverage our staff and member knowledge and skills. Angela is on the Board of Directors at the Boston Cyclists Union, has a Masters in Urban and Regional Policy from Northeastern University, and a B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies with a concentration in Urban Planning from the University of Texas at Arlington.