Staff

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The T4MA team recommends the PUNTO Urban Art Museum in the Point neighborhood in Salem, Massachusetts.


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Director 
617 797-8788
cdempsey@t4ma.org

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). Chris has taught transportation policy at the graduate level at Northeastern University. In 2015, Chris was named Bostonian of the Year by the Boston Globe Magazine for his volunteer work leading No Boston Olympics.


Joshua Ostroff

Partnerships Director 
508 654-3330
jostroff@t4ma.org

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, where he is active in local government, 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.


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Policy Director
781 354-5155
cticotsky@t4ma.org

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.


 Angela_headshot2.pngAngela Johnson

 Transportation Justice Organizer
 832 260-6474
 ajohnson@t4ma.org

Angela is the Transportation Justice Organizer at Transportation for Massachusetts, working with our members and community based organizations to promote equitable access to transportation, and to help ensure fairness and opportunity as technology transforms mobility. Previously, she was the Program Associate at T4MA. Angela is the Vice President of 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. 


Raylen.jpgRaylen Dziengelewski

Program Associate
413 537-2549
raylen@t4ma.org

Raylen is the Program Associate at Transportation for Massachusetts, supporting the coalition’s statewide outreach, communications and policy work. A native of Southwick in the Pioneer Valley, Raylen has a B.S. in Biology from the University of New Hampshire, where she also played Division 1 ice hockey. With an interest in promoting an active lifestyle, Raylen worked at a Cambridge bike shop and has been fully immersed in the region’s cycling community, gaining interest in active transportation. More recently, Raylen was Director of Operations at Brazo Fuerte Artisanal Beer. At T4MA, Raylen will help advance our mission of advocating for transportation policies that strengthen the state’s sustainability, economy and opportunity.


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