|District 9 Councilor of the Boston City Council|
|Preceded by||Jerry McDermott|
|Alma mater||Suffolk University|
|Profession||Boston City Councilor|
|Committees||Chair of the Ways and Means Committee|
Mark Ciommo is a Boston City Councilor for the district of Allston-Brighton. Ciommo served as Director of the Veronica Smith Senior Center before running for office in 2007. With the endorsement of the Boston Globe, he defeated Greg Glennon to fill the City Councilor position vacated by Jerry McDermott.
Early Life and Education
Mark Ciommo was raised in Allston-Brighton by Louise Rufo, a single mother. He was the first of his family to attend college, earning a B.S. from Suffolk University.
Before running for office, Ciommo worked as Executive Director of the Veronica B. Smith Multi-Service Senior Center and Assistant Director of the Jackson Mann Community Center. He also worked as a teacher and youth outreach worker.
Ciommo has served on the Boston City Council as Chair of the Ways and Means Committee. During his tenure, Boston maintained a AAA bond rating from Standard and Poor throughout the economic recession and recovery. Another area of focus has been safe housing for students.
Mark Ciommo lives with his wife in Allston-Brighton. They have two sons.
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