Commonwealth Conversation with Secretary Ed Augustus
Putnam Investments, Boston, MA
Thursday, October 05, 2023
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
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This discussion with Secretary Ed Augustus of the Executive Office of Housing and Livable Communities (EOHLC) will be an opportunity for AIM members to connect with the leader of the Healey-Driscoll Administration’s newly established secretariat focusing on housing and community development policy.
Secretary Augustus serves as the Commonwealth’s first Housing Secretary in more than 30 years. Prior to joining the Healey-Driscoll administration, Augustus served as City Manager of Worcester, functioning as the Chief Administrative and Executive Officer of the Gateway City of more than 200,000 people, from 2014-2022. During his tenure, he oversaw the commitment or distribution of $25.3 million in Community Development Block Group, HOME Investment Partnerships Program, and Worcester Lead Abatement and Healthy Homes Program funds to develop or preserve more than 2,000 affordable housing units throughout the City. Augustus also has served as Director of Government & Community Relations for the College of Holy Cross, State Senator for the 2nd Worcester District, Chief of Staff for Congressman Jim McGovern, and Chief of Staff to the Assistant Secretary for Intergovernmental and Interagency Affairs at the U.S. Department of Education under President Clinton’s Administration. He most recently served as Chancellor of Dean College.
Please join us for this exciting Commonwealth Conversation with Secretary Ed Augustus moderated by Brooke Thomson, President of the Associated Industries of Massachusetts.
If you have a question that you would like to ask the Secretary during the Q&A portion of the event, please email Maya Holt-Teza at firstname.lastname@example.org in advance.
8:30am - 9am: Networking and coffee
9:00am - 10:00am: Conversation with Secretary Augustus including Q&A