Board of Directors
The College Democrats of Massachusetts are grateful for the generous support of our Board of Directors. Comprised of distinguished individuals and leaders in the Massachusetts Democratic Party, the members of the CDM Board of Directors have made possible the action initiatives and grassroots organizing that define our organization. To be considered to join our Board of Directors, please contact CDM's Finance Director Patrick Coyne.
Chair of the Board of Directors
(D-6th Congressional District)
Gold Level ($1,000)
Ed Markey is a dedicated and longtime champion of progressive values, serving the Commonwealth in elected office since 1973. In his 30-plus years of public service, he has represented the 26th Middlesex district in the State House of Representatives, the Massachusetts 7th and 5th Congressional districts, and was first elected to the United States Senate in 2013, where he currently serves as the junior Senator.
Senator Markey is a national leader on energy, climate change, the environment, and telecommunications policy. He currently sits on the Senate Committees on Commerce, Science and Transportation; Environment and Public Works; Foreign Relations; and Small Business and Entrepreneurship. In the House, he served as a leader of the Natural Resources, Energy and Commerce, and Global Warming and Energy Independence committees. Senator Markey is a Malden native, graduate of Boston College, and former United States Army Reserve serviceman.
(D-4th Congressional District)
Joe Kennedy proudly represents the 4th Congressional District of Massachusetts. Currently serving his second term, Joe has dedicated his career to economic and social justice.
At home in Massachusetts, Joe has worked tirelessly to be accessible to the people he represents. During his first two years in Congress he brought open constituent office hours to all 34 cities and towns in 4th District – a commitment he has reiterated for his second term. Down in Washington, his agenda is driven by the families, businesses and communities back home. He has fought for former nuclear workers, tackled rising energy costs, worked with community advocates to combat opiate abuse and partnered with local leaders to promote economic development across the region.
Prior to serving in Congress, Joe was an Assistant District Attorney for the Middlesex County and Cape and Island’s District Attorney’s offices. Joe attended Harvard Law School, where he was active in the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau, a student managed pro-bono law firm. He served in the Peace Corps from 2004-2006, working on economic development and community reinvestment in the Puerto Plata region of the Dominican Republic.
Joe grew up in Massachusetts and studied Management Science and Engineering at Stanford University. He was the starting goalie and co-captain of the Stanford Men’s Lacrosse team.
He met his wife, Lauren, a health policy expert, during law school. The two welcomed their daughter, Eleanor, in December 2015. They live with their rescue dog, Banjo, in Brookline, Massachusetts.
Silver Level ($500)
Bronze Level ($250)
(D- 2nd Suffolk and Middlesex District)
(D-1st Congressional District)