Staff & Contacts

Under our Plan A charter, the Mayor serves as the Chief Executive Officer and is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the City. He is responsible for the appointment of most department heads and board positions. The Mayor builds the budget and sees that all policies and ordinances are carried out in an orderly way. The Mayor is the Chairman of the School Committee.

The Mayor's Staff

Executive Secretary

The Executive Secretary serves as the Mayor's Chief of Staff and is the Mayor's liaison to the City Council.

Lisa McBirney

Lisa McBirney

Email: Lisa McBirney

Director of Operations

The Director of Operations works with all departments to oversee the day-to-day operation of the City on behalf of the Mayor.

Helen Murphy

Email: Helen Murphy

Director of Policy and Information

The Director of Policy is the Mayor's public relations officer and coordinates the Mayor's policy initiatives.

Chris Walker

Email: Chris Walker

Constituent Services

Constituent services works with residents on a wide spectrum of issues including landlord tenant disputes, fuel assistance and neighborhood questions.

Larry Liuzzo

Larry Liuzzo

Email: Larry Liuzzo

Tom Fabrizio

Tom Fabrizio

Email: Tom Fabrizio

Betty Yau

Betty Yau

Email: Betty Yau 


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Administrative Assistant and Executive Assistant

The Administrative Assistant and Executive Assistant work with the Mayor to coordinate his schedule and assist the public on a wide array of issues.

Celeste McGlone

Email: Celeste McGlone