Ray Flynn, Aly Raisman to join Boston 2024 board
The board of the nonprofit Olympic bid committee, Boston 2024, approved 17 new members Monday, including gold medal gymnast Aly Raisman, former Boston mayor Ray Flynn, and others with ties to the community and sports.
The Boston 2024 board of directors meets twice a year to vote on major policies. Board members are also expected to offer advice through a set of subcommittees, whose members will be finalized in the next several weeks, according to Boston 2024.
“This opportunity of a lifetime requires the in put and insights from representatives across various communities and industries,” Carol Fulp, president and chief executive of The Partnership Inc. and chairwoman of the Boston 2024 nominating and governance committee, said in a statement. “We are fortunate that these impressive individuals are banding together to share their expertise as we build a bid that provides long-term benefits for our region and strong legacies for the Olympic and Paralympic movement.”
The new board members also include:
■ Fatah Adan, 2015 valedictorian, New Mission High School and Red Sox Foundation Scholar.
■ Vanessa Calderon-Rosado, chief executive of Inquilinos Boricuas en Acción, the city’s largest Latino-led nonprofit organization.
■ Brianna Duncan, Cambridge Rindge and Latin, class of 2016; athlete of the year, Boston Globe All-Scholastic Team.
■ Jon Feinman, founder & executive director, InnerCity Weightlifting.
■ Yvonne Garcia, chairwoman, Association of Latino Professionals for America.
■ Alfreda Harris, founder, Shelburne Community Center and former women’s basketball coach, University of Massachusetts Boston, Roxbury Community College, and Emerson College.
■ April Holmes, Paralympian.
■ Jason Jacobs, cofounder and chief executive, RunKeeper.
■ Amy Latimer, president, TD Garden.
■ Keith McDermott, director, Reggie Lewis Center, Roxbury Community College.
■ Mary Beth McMahon, chief executive, Special Olympics Massachusetts.
■ Smaiyra M. Million, operating partner, Highland Consumer Partners.
■ Oz Mondejar, senior vice president, Spaulding Rehabilitation Network.
■ Kelley O’Shea, retired US mail carrier and a South Boston community advocate.
■ Brooke Woodson, vice president of programs, Madison Park Development Corporation.