The official work of the BVNA is done through its Executive Committee, the members of which are elected annually by the BVNA membership. The Executive Committee members and their roles are identified on this page.
Bethany Patten is the current BVNA President, and can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org. Grant Simpson is the current BVNA Vice-President and Sarah Herlihy the current BVNA Senior Vice-President.
The Executive Committee normally meets on the first Monday of each month at 7:00 pm at the South Cove Apartments at the corner of Stuart and Church Streets, 230 Stuart Street. If the first Monday is a holiday, the Executive Committee will meet the next Monday. All neighbors are encouraged and welcome to attend.
All press inquiries should be sent to email@example.com.
The Treasurer is responsible for maintaining the BVNA's financial records, paying for expenses, and corporate filings. Tim Kacich is the Treasurer of the BVNA, and can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This Committee works on zoning and building issues that may affect the neighborhood. Ben Beck and Nat Heald are the current co-chairs of the Planning Committee. The Planning Committee can be contacted at email@example.com.
The Planning Committee normally meets jointly with the Licensing Committee on the third Monday of each month at 7:00pm at the South Cove Apartments at the corner of Stuart and Church Streets, 230 Stuart Street. If the first Monday is a holiday, the Planning Committee will meet the next Monday. All neighbors are encouraged and welcome to attend.
This Committee works on all licensing issues which may affect the neighborhood including service of alcohol, beer & wine and food. Clyde Bergstresser and Gaye Bok are the current co-chairs of the Licensing Committee. The Licensing Committee can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Licensing Committee normally meets jointly with the Planning Committee on the third Monday of each month at 7:00pm at the South Cove Apartments at the corner of Stuart and Church Streets, 230 Stuart Street. If the first Monday is a holiday, the Licensing Committee will meet the next Monday. All neighbors are encouraged and welcome to attend.
All residents should call 911 for any public safety emergency.
The Public Safety committee works with Boston Police, other city departments, the Suffolk County District Attorney, and private property owners to monitor and reduce crime in and around Bay Village. Kendra Mar, Tom Parsi, and Daniel Moll are the current chairs of the Public Safety Committee. The Public Safety Committee can be contacted at email@example.com.
The Public Safety Committee meets with the police normally on the last Tuesday of each month at 7:00pm at the South Cove Apartments at the corner of Stuart and Church Streets, 230 Stuart Street. All neighbors are encouraged and welcome to attend.
Parks and Public Spaces
This Committee is responsible for enhancing the physical appearance of Bay Village. Some ongoing projects are: tree bed gardens, wine barrels, Bay Village Park (Charles Street South between Melrose and Fayette Street), Bay Village Garden (Church St. and Melrose St.) , Isabella Street Garden (Isabella Street and Columbus Avenue), and The Elliot Norton Park on Charles Street South. Aoife Austin and Joe Kuranda are the current co-chairs of the Parks and Public Spaces Committee. For inquiries regarding Parks and Public Spaces, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
BVNA’s City Services/Traffic committee acts as a watch dog on city parking and traffic policy that may affect Bay Village and helps facilitate delivery of municipal services such as street sweeping, trash collection, graffiti removal, tree-trimming, and sidewalk repair. This Committee addresses issues ranging from residential parking spaces, tour bus parking, and traffic direction to larger matters such as proposals to place a highway on-ramp into Bay Village. This committee also organizes the neighborhood clean-ups scheduled twice annually. Ian Johnson, Alex Balukonis and Allie Fitzgerald are the current chairs of the City Services/Traffic Committee.
The City Services/Traffic Committee can be contacted at email@example.com. Residents should dial 311 or use the 311 app on their phone to report concerns regarding most city services, and alert firstname.lastname@example.org if they do not receive an appropriate response.
The Archivist maintains and adds to historical material about Bay Village and BVNA. The position of the Bay Village Archivist is currently available.
The registrar maintains a list of BVNA members and collects their dues and contact information, including email addresses for use in meeting alerts. Jamie Brewer, Julie Reynolds, and Ian Johnson are the current Membership chairs. For inquiries regarding membership, please contact email@example.com.
Chief Technology Officer
Michael Winston serves as the BVNA Chief Technology Officer. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Social/Fundraising Committe plans social events for BVNA members and neighborhood residents including the holiday party, block party and annual fundraiser. Jasper Vicenti and Molly Williams are the current Social/Fundraising co-chairs. They can be reached at email@example.com.
Minutes are prepared for all BVNA Executive Committee meetings. Trish Gillis and Julie Reynolds share the Recorder responsibilities for the neighborhood.
Jo Campbell and Rocque Dion are responsible for Community Relations, and work to develop warm relationships with our community, business and government partners.
At-Large Executive Committee Members
Marcelo Almeida, Judy Komarow and James McCormick serve as at-large members of the Executive Committee.