Neighborhood Liaison: Jamaica Plain, Hyde Park, Roslindale


Ethan Smith

Senior Policy Advisor

As Senior Policy Advisor, Ethan is the neighborhood liaison for Jamaica Plain and is responsible for legislative and constituent work regarding the following issue areas: Persons with Disabilities; K-12 Education; Environment, Natural Resources, and Energy; Financial Services; Health Care Financing; LGBTQ Issues; Revenue; Telecommunications, Utilities, and Energy; and Transportation. Ethan is also responsible for legislative work specific to the Joint Committee on Cannabis Policy, for which Senator Chang-Díaz serves as the Chair.

Ethan holds a Bachelor's in Music Business Management & Marketing from Berklee College of Music and a Master's in Education from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Prior to working in this role, Ethan worked in Public Affairs at GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders (GLAD) and as a Spoken-Word Poetry Teacher for 826 Boston. Ethan is originally from Washington State and plays the saxophone.

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