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Executive Committee

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. 

Sarah Herlihy is the current BVNA President, and can be contacted at president@bayvillage.net. Grant Simpson is the current BVNA Vice-President and Nancy Morrisroe 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 president@bayvillage.net.


STANDING COMMITTEES

Treasurer

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 treasurer@bayvillage.net.

Planning

This Committee works on zoning and building issues that may affect the neighborhood.  Ben Beck and Kenzie Bok are the current co-chairs of the Planning Committee.  The Planning Committee can be contacted at planning@bayvillage.net.

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. 

Licensing

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 licensing@bayvillage.net.

 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. 

Public Safety

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 publicsafety@bayvillage.net

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.  Kathy Hull and Aoife Austin are the current co-chairs of the Parks and Public Spaces Committee.  For inquiries regarding Parks and Public Spaces, please contact parks@bayvillage.net

City Services/Traffic

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 cityservices@bayvillage.net.  Residents should dial 311 or use the 311 app on their phone to report concerns regarding most city services, and alert cityservices@bayvillage.net if they do not receive an appropriate response.

Archivist

The Archivist maintains and adds to historical material about Bay Village and BVNA.  Lora Shea is the Bay Villlage Archivist.

Registrar/Membership

The registrar maintains a list of BVNA members and collects their dues and contact information, including email addresses for use in meeting alerts. Paul Buta, Michael Winthrop and Jamie Brewer are the current Membership chairs.  For inquiries regarding membership, please contact membership@bayvillage.net

Chief Technology Officer

Michael Winston also serves as the BVNA Chief Technology Officer.  He can be reached at cio@bayvillage.net.

Social/Fundraising

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 social@bayvillage.net.

Recorder

Minutes are prepared for all BVNA Executive Committee meetings.  Trish Gillis and Bethany Patten share the Recorder responsibilities for the neighborhood.

Community Relations

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.

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  P.O. Box 171066

  Boston, MA 02117

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