Golar Richie will be named commissioner of MCAD

Charlotte Golar Richie, a Dorchester Democrat who finished third in last year’s race for mayor of Boston, will be appointed by Governor Deval Patrick to serve as a commissioner on the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the News Service has confirmed. Golar Richie, who once worked as a senior advisor to the governor and executive director of his reelection committee, will fill one of three commissioner positions at MCAD, which works to advance civil rights through law enforcement, outreach and training and processes workplace, housing and public accommodation discrimination complaints. Golar Richie’s salary was not immediately available. (State House News Service)