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    Walsh lays off 14 in BRA shakeup

    New appointment by Mayor Walsh
    New appointment by Mayor Walsh, interim
    Menino holdover
    Menino holdover, interim
    Vacant position
    Martin J. Walsh
    Walsh is a former state representative and union leader.
    Mayor's office
    Chief of Staff
    Daniel A. Koh
    The 29-year-old Andover native holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Harvard and and has experience working in City Hall.
    Civil engagement
    New urban mechanics
    Chief of Policy
    Joyce Linehan
    The arts publicist and grass-roots political organizer from Dorchester joined Walsh’s mayoral campaign in its infancy.
    Corporation Counsel
    Eugene O'Flaherty
    The former Democratic state representative held the House Judiciary Committee gavel for more than a decade.
    Geraldine Cuddyer
    Operations and Administration
    Joseph Rull
    He worked for the state and as an adviser to Mayor Thomas M. Menino before becoming a campaign adviser for Walsh.
    Neighborhood services
    Jay Walsh
    Intergovernamental relations
    James Sullivan
    Labor relations
    Paul Curran
    Property management
    Mike Galvin
    Human resources
    Vivian Leonard
    Health insurance
    Kathleen Green
    Retirement Board
    Daniel Green
    Lisa Pollack
    The City Hall veteran has been directing communications for the Department of Neighborhood Development since 2013.
    Economic Development
    John Barros
    A former School Committee member and nonprofit executive, Barros was one of Walsh’s rivals in the mayoral race. He became a pivotal supporter when the race came down to Walsh and Connolly.
    Consumer affairs and licensing
    Patricia Malone
    Tourism and special events
    Christopher Cook
    Small and local businesses enterprise
    Keith Williams
    Boston Redevelopment Authority
    Brian Golden
    Health and Human Services
    Felix Arroyo
    Arroyo has worked as councilor at-large, organizer, union leader, and the New England field director for Healthcare for America Now. He is another rival in the mayoral race who became a Walsh supporter.
    Public Health Commission
    Barbara Ferrer
    Disabilities Commission
    Kristen McCosh
    Boston Centers for Youth and Family
    Christopher Byner
    Office of New Bostonians
    Alejandra St. Guillen
    Youth Fund & Youth Council
    Shari Davis
    Elderly Commission
    Emily Shea
    Veterans' service
    Francisco Urena
    Women's commission
    Megan Costello
    Civil Rights
    Dion Irish
    Animal care and control
    Mark Giannangelo
    Food Initiatives
    Edith Murnane
    Finance and Budget
    Meredith Weenick
    Weenick, who worked in this same position under Menino, will leave in April after helping Walsh deliver his first budget.
    Sally D. Glora
    Barry Fadden
    Patricia McMahon
    Karen Connor
    Ronald W. Rakow
    Vivian Leo
    Celia Barton
    John McDonough
    McDonough is acting as interim, as he was doing under Menino. The search for a new school superintendent is open.
    Justin Holmes
    The former director of constituent engagement is acting as interim.
    Cable Communications
    Michael Lynch
    Innovation and technology
    Environment, Energy and Open Space
    Brian Swett
    Swett is one of Walsh’s permanent reappointments from the members of Menino’s staff.
    Parks and recreation
    Antonia Pollak
    Nancy Gerard
    Landmarks Commission
    Ellen Lipsey
    Inspectional Services
    Bryan Glascock
    Zoning Board of Appeals
    Sheila Dillon
    Dillon is one of Walsh’s permanent reappointments from the members of Menino’s staff.
    Small Businesses/Main Streets
    Neighborhood development
    Boston Housing Authority
    Bill McGonagle
    Arts and Culture
    Vacant position
    Public Library
    Amy Ryan
    William Evans
    Evans was acting as interim under Menino and was reappointed by Walsh.
    John Hasson
    Hasson has worked as the acting chief for the past seven months. He will serve as the commissioner until a permanent selection has been made.
    Emergency Management
    Rene Fielding
    Fielding is the third member of the joint chiefs of public safety, along with the police and fire commissioners. She served in this same position under Menino.
    Transportation and Sanitation
    Vacant position
    Public Works
    Michael Dennehy
    James Gilooly
    Gina Fiandaca
    Boston Bikes
    Water and Sewer
    Henry Vitale

    SOURCES: City of Boston

    Chiqui Esteban, Andrew Ryan, Meghan Irons/Globe Staff