Marcony Almeida Barros
For years, Marcony Almeida Barros has already served our community in a number of roles – making Everett safer, protecting its residents from fraud, and fighting for working families. Marcony is ready to serve on day one.
What makes him a good fit for the Everett School Committee?
- Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism
- Master’s Degree in Corporate Communications, with a concentration in Leadership, from Northeastern University in Boston, MA;
- Homeowner and taxpayer in Everett, where he’s lived for nearly 20 years
Chief of Community Engagement in the Office of the Attorney General. Marcony is the first person to head this new Division. In this role Marcony:
- Educates the community on how the AG’s office can protect them from predatory lending, big banks and companies that don’t respect workers;
- Has helped fund summer youth job grants around the state, including positions here in Everett;
- Promotes the AG’s efforts to combat bullying in our schools and fight the scourge of drugs on our streets;
- Continues to promote an open line between city government, local law enforcement and the AG’s office on a wide array of public safety issues
Marcony is an adjunct professor at Southern New Hampshire University teaching Master’s program courses in Government Impact on Business. Previously, he was an adjunct professor at Northeastern University.
Marcony was Acting-Director of ORI under Governor Deval Patrick, a state agency tasked with handling millions of dollars in grants to public schools, non-profits and local agencies to improve the lives of newcomers in the state; also served as Chief of Staff of the same agency for its former director;
- Cracked down on wasteful spending and returned a larger budget with a surplus back to the State Agency
- Helped provide citizenship resources and English-as-a-Second language services to countless residents in Everett and across the commonwealth.