2011 White Ribbon Day Event a Huge Success

Governor Patrick

On Thursday, March 3, 2011, Governor Deval Patrick joined Jane Doe Inc. to declare the 4th Annual White Ribbon Day Massachusetts, encouraging men throughout the Commonwealth to join him as a White Ribbon Ambassador. Also speaking were Congressman Bill Delahunt, and CEO/President of the Provider's Council, Michael Weekes.

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Ambassadors agree to wear the ribbon on White Ribbon Day and recruit 5 to 10 male friends and colleagues to join them in taking the WRD pledge.



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Governor Deval Patrick, Governor of Massachusetts

Past Campaign Chairpersons

Argeo Paul Cellucci, Former Governor of Massachusetts
Peter Roby, Director of Athletics & Recreation,
   Northeastern University
The Honorable Gerard T. Leone, Jr., Middlesex County
   District Attorney
Steve Burton, WBZ-TV4, Sports News Caster
The Honorable Congressman Bill Delahunt, Retired US Congress
Michael Weekes, President/CEO, Providers' Council
Commissioner Angleo McClain, Massachusetts Department
   of Children and Famlies (DCF)
Paulo Pinto, Executive Director, Massachusetts Alliance
   of Portuguese Speakers (MAPS)
The Honorable Daniel F. Conley, District Attorney of Suffolk County
Jarrett Barrios, CEO, American Red Cross of Eastern Massachusetts

Elected Officials

The Honorable William R. Keating, Representative, US Congress
The Honorable Cory Atkins, House Chair, Women's Legislative Caucus*
The Honorable Michael D. Brady, MA House of Representative*
The Honorable Paul Brodeur, MA House of Representatives
The Honorable Scott Brown, Former Senator US Congress
The Honorable Thomas Conroy, MA House of Representatives
The Honorable Timothy J. Cruz, Plymouth County District Attorney
The Honorable Kenneth Gordon, MA House of Representatives
The Honorable Peter Kocot, MA House of Representatives
The Honorable Karen Spilka, MA State Senator*
The Honorable David E. Sullivan, Northwestern District Attorney
The Honorable C. Samuel Sutter, District Attorney of Bristol County

State and Local Government

Secretary John Polanowicz, MA Executive Office of Health and Human Services*
Commissioner Aron Boros, Division of Health Care Finance and Policy
Commissioner Edward Dolan, MA Dept of Youth Services*
Assistant Commissioner Ruben Ferreira, Department of Children and Families*
Assistant Commissioner Robert Wentworth, Department of Children and Families
Mr. Jeffrey Alkins, Sr., Program Manager, City of Boston DND*
Mr. Paul Barabani, Superintendent, Soldiers' Home in Holyoke*
Mr. Kevin Barboza, Director, Office of Ombudsman, Department of Children and Family*
Mr. Mark Bergeron-Naper, Sexual Violence Prevention Specialist, Massachusetts Department of Public Health*
Mr. William Brown, Area Director Park Street Area Office, MA Dept of Children and Fam Families*
Mr. Brian Cummings, Massachusetts Department of Children & Families*
Mark D'Angelo, Director of Employee Relations, Comm of Mass, Human Resources Division*
Mr. David Deakin, Assistant District Attorney, Chief, Family Protection & Sexual Assault Bureau, Suffolk County
Mrs Sheila M. Dupre, MA Parole Board
Mr. Ambrose Faturoti, Massachusetts Office for Refugees and Immigrants*
Mr. Jay Fielding, Social Worker, Department of Children and Families*
Mr. Peter Forbes, Assistant Commissioner of Operations, Department of Youth Services
Mr. Robert Fox, III, FSW III, Soldiers' Home at Holyoke
Mr. Frank Galligan, Area Director, MA Department of Children and Families, Arlington Area
Mr. Leonard C Hayes, Program Coordinator, DHCD*
Mr. Bob Haynor, Director, Batterer Intervention Program Services, MA Department of Public Health*
Mr. Christopher Newman, Domestic Violence Program Coordinator, MA Department of Children and Families
Mr. Marty Keney, Area Director, Department of Children and Families
Ms. Mary Kociela, Director of Domestic Violence Projects, Northwestern District Attorney's Office
Mr. T. Joshua Lubbers, Program Coordinator, Department of Children and Families*
Mr. Greg McKinney, Labor Relations Advisor, HRD/Office of Employee Relations
Mr. Fernando Mederos, Director of Special Projects--Fatherhood, Department of Social Services
Mr. Patrick Meyers, Social Worker, Department of Children and Families-Fall River*
Ms. Lisa Mitchell, Superintendent, Department of Corrections*
Mr. Colin Moore, Legislative Director, Department of Children and Families
Mr. Matt Nicoli, Family Advocacy Specialist, US Coast Guard*
Mr. David O'Callaghan, Budget Director, Department of Children and Families
Mr. Michael H Payack, Accounts Manager/DHSP Fuel Assistance, City of Cambridge
Mr. David Rondeau, Area Clinical Manager, Dept of Children and Families
Mr. Roberto Julio Santamaria, , MPH, MBA, Deputy Director of Public Health, Framingham Health Department*
Mr. Jeff Travers, Worcester County Assistant District Attorney*
Mr. John Charles Williams, Jr., Social Worker, DCF

Law Enforcement

Chief Frank Alviheira, Lakeville Police Department
Chief Scott Benton, Whitman Police Department
Chief Richard Billings, Hull Police Department
Chief Robert Bongiorno, Bedford Police Department
Chief Michael Botieri, Plymouth Police Department
Chief Matthew Myles Clancy, Duxbury Police Department
Chief Donald Clark, West Bridgewater Police Department
Chief John Cowan, East Bridgewater Police Department
Chief Christopher DelMonte, Bridgewater Police Dept.
Chief Patrick Dillion, Plympton Police Department
Chief Bruce Gates, Middleboro Police Department
Chief Emmanuel Gomes, Brockton Police Department
Chief John Llewellyn, Rockland Police Department
Chief Paul Magee, Rochester Police Department
Chief David Majenski, Abington Police Department
Chief Michael Manoogian, Halifax Police Department
Chief William A. Mason, Harwich Police Department
Chief Miksch, Carver Police Department
Chief Lincoln Miller, Marion Police Department
Chief Edward Savage III, Hanson Police Department
Chief Michael Peraino, Hingham Police Department
Chief Theodore Ross, Norwell Police Department
Chief Maurice Splaine, Kingston Police Department
Chief Richard Stanley, Wareham Police Department
Chief Brian Stewart, Scituate Police Department
Chief Sweeney, Hanover Police Department
Chief Philip Tavares, Marshfield Police Department
Chief Richard Wall, Pembroke Police Department
Deputy Chief Steven G. Xiarhos, Yarmouth Police Department
Officer Peter Richard Belmore, Patrolman, East Bridgewater Police Department
Mr. Kal Boghdan, Sergeant, Yarmouth Police Department*
Mr. Kevin P. Bryant, Sergeant (Diversity & Community Liaison), Harvard University Police Department
Anthony Cadogan, Sergeant, Boston College Police
Lieutenant Patrick Carty, Lieutenant, Yarmouth Police Department*
Officer Robert K Connor, Police Officer, Boston College Police Department
Mr. Ross Scott Cookis, Mental Health Coordinator, Berkshire County House of Correction*
Mike Corsini, Superintendent, MA Department of Correction
Mr. Kevin Robeert Croke, Patrol Supervisor, Boston College Police*
Mr. Peter L DiMarzio, Victim Assistance Coordinator, Homeland Security Investigations (HSI)
Mr. Thomas Grady, Major, Berkshire County Sheriff's Office
Liam Lowney, Chief of Victim Witness Services, Office of Attorney General Martha Coakley*
Mr. Antonio Marcella, Berkshire County Sheriff's Office
Mr. Mark Massaro, Treatment Manager, Berkshire County Sheriff's Office*
Alan Moulaison, Supervisor, MGH Police
Mr. Sean Norris, Probation Officer II, Boston Municipal Court Charlestown Div.*
Theron Rock
Mr. Jason Roy
Mr. John Salvie, Jr., Sergeant, Berkshire County Sheriffs Office
Dale Shea, Lieutenant, Hull Police Department
Robert M. Spinney, Retired, Transit Police Dept.*
Mr. Robert Wilson, Jr., Patrolman, Swansea Police Department*

Health Care

Mr. Taylan Bozkurt, Operations and Financial Specialist, Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital
Mr. Louis Brambilla, Brockton Neighborhood Health Center
Mr. David Corbin, Director, Safety & Security, Faulkner Hospital*
Mr. Lenny Debenedictis, Employee Assistance Program Consultant, Partners HealthCare Employee Assistance Program*
Mr. Paul Gagnon, Program Director, South Bay Mental Health
Mr. Doug Gaudette, Director Family Safety Project, Holy Family Hospita
Mr. James L. Heffernan, Sr. VP Finance & Treasurer, Massachusetts General Physicians Organization
Dennis Irish, Director, Got & Community Relations, Saint Vincent Hospital*
Mr. Eric Kamba, Executive Director, Congolese Development Center
Dr. Azim J. Khan, Cosmetique Pakistan
Dr. Neil Maniar, Director, Health Equity Programs, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Mr. Kenneth Olsen, Clinical Support Services, Neighborhood Health Plan
Ms. Leah Pesculis, Mental Health Specialist*
Mr. Albert Wayne Pless, Jr, Program Manager, Cambridge Public Health Department/Men's Health League
Dr. Walter Joseph Rok, president/physician, Pediatric Associates of Fall River inc
Mr. Peter Smith, Dr., East Boston Neighborhood Health Center*
Mr. Brian Sullivan, Equipment Manager, Western Massachusetts Hospital
Mr. Will Turner, Clinical Director, Berkshire County Kids Place & Violence Prevention Center*


Mr. Bill Littlefield, Host, 'Only A Game', WBUR
Mr. Peter Roby, Director of Athletics & Recreation, Northeastern University
Joseph Wilhelm, Women's Rowing Coach, Northeastern University


Dr. Anthony P. Monaco, President, Tufts University
Mr. John Auerbach, Director UHRI, Northeastern University
Mr. Richard Cowles, School Adjustment Counselor, Agawam Public Schools
Dr. Chris Gallagher, Northeastern University*
Robert Gittens, VP Public Affairs, Northeastern University
Ms. Emmeline Young, Women's Center Coordinator, Umass Boston Women's Center*
Mr. Tom Healey, Adjustment Counselor, MVP Coordinator, Swampscott High School
Mr. David Janey, Associate Director, Financial Assistance, Boston University*
Mr. Fred Jewett, Head Coach, Hingham Boys Indoor Track Team*
Dr. Bruce Johnson, Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Development, Tufts University*
Professor Christine Linn McClure, Professor McClure, Cape Cod Community College*
Ms. Debbie-Ann Meskimen Ferretti, Student Coordinator, UMASS Boston-A.R.M.S. Center*
Mr. Shea Michael Mullaney, University of Massachusetts Boston*
Mr. Daniel Orszulak, Teacher, Ware High School*
Mr. Christopher Raso, Vice President, Criminal Justice Academy at Salem State University*
Mr. Denis M. Russell, Woburn School committee member
Mr. Tom Schiff, Health Educator, Umass Amherst
Mr. M. Alam Shah, Graduate Student-Law, Harvard University
Dr. Alan D. Solomont, U.S. Ambassador (Retired), Dean, Jonathan M. Tisch College of Citizenship and Public Service, Tufts University
Mr. Gerard Sullivan, Concerned Citizen, North Shore Community College: Resources Against Violence*
Mr. J. Brandon Brandon Wood, Boston University*


Mr. Stephen Cavagnaro, Vice President, Anchor Capital Advisors LLC*
Mr. Brian Douglass Clarke, Producer, Urban Update, WHDH-TV
Mr. David S Cohen, Executive Director, Doc Wayne Athletic League, Inc.*
Mr. Bill Connolly, Director CHB & Customs Compliance, OCEANAIR, Inc.*
Mr. Craig Davis, Vice President, Store Manager Boston, Macy's
Mr. Chris DeSisto, President, Maple Hurst Builders, Inc.
Mr. Christopher Lawrence Garner, Remodeling Consultant, Power Home Remodeling Group*
Mr. William Jeffery, Sales rep, Power Home Remodeling Group*
Mr. John G.C. Laing Jr., Owner, Laing Enterprises, Inc, Consultant/Family Advocate
Mr. Gerry Leone, Former Middlesex County District Attorney, Partner, Nixon Peabody
Mr. Nick Lowe, Founding Partner, 451 Marketing
Mr. Robert Russo, Director of Creative Services, VDA Productions
Mr. Norman Sweet, Director of Behavioral Health, Harbor Health Services Inc.*
Mr. Zachery Walton Thomas, Sales Rep, Power Home Remodeling Group
Mr. Michael Weekes, President/CEO, Providers' Council
Mr. W. Paul White, Principal, The Karol Group, Inc.

Community Ambassadors

Mr. David Adams, Co-Director, Emerge, Inc.
Mr. Edward Anderson, Social Worker, Department of Children and Families*
Mr. Juan Carlos Arean, Director, National Latin@ Network for Healthy Families and Communities at Casa de Esperanza
Mr. Ben Atherton-Zeman
Mrs. Melissa Babington, TLP Coordinator, New Hope
Mr. Archford Bandera
Mr. Steven Barbosa*
Mr. Michael R Belleville
Mr. James Boggie, Boston University
Mr. Andrew Bolze
Mr. Steven Botkin, Executive Director, Men's Resources International
Mr. Brad Buccrew
Mr. Paul Burben
Mr. Michael P. Cahill, Executive Director, Alliance of Massachusetts YMCAs
Mr. David Carpenter, Co-Founder, BRAVE
Mr. Jason Cerci
Ms. Jenn Conway, Bethel Child Care Services
Mr. Alex Cook, Seaview Global
Ms. Samantha L Durkin
Mr. Paul Efthim
Mr. Jay Fielding
Mr. James Agostinho Figueiredo
Mr. Mike Fitzgerald, Boston University
Mr. Christopher David Freeman*
Mr. Ed Freitas
Mr. Colin Gallant
Mr. Jim Garrant
Mr. Steven Gilchrist, Jr.
Mr. Kevin Gilnack
Ms. Reyna Gomez
Ms. Lovern Augustine, Mrs Ethnic World International 2011*
Mr. Jake Greenberg
Mr. Max Greenberg, Graduate Student in Sociology, USC
Mr. Jeffrey Hohl
Mr. Neal Howard
Mr. Anthony Kalicki
Mr. Robert Keating, Self
Mr. Stewart Landers*
Mr. Johnny Lapham, artist
Mr. Ed LeClair, Specialist Law Enforcement Trainer
Ms. Danisa Lee
Mr. Stephen Lopes, Social worker, Sons of Panthers*
Mr. Stephen Louis Marbury
Mr. Daniel Marino
Mr. Pat McAvoy
Ms. Mary McNiff, Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Mr. Matt Meyer, Co-Chair, NOMAS Boston
Mr. Sam Moore, Boston College
Ms. Margarette Moraes
Mr. Mike Napolitano
Mr. Chris Nelson, Worcester County Fathers and Family Network
Mr. Mickey Northcutt, Executive Director, North Shore CDC
Mr. Rob Okun, Editor and Publisher, Voice Male Magazine*
Mr. Craig Olson
Mr. Andy Polanco, Outreach Specialist, Haverhill Community Violence Coalition
Mr. Timothy Roberts
Mr. Neil Rohr, Assistant Director of Leased Housing, Metropolitan Boston Housing Partnership (MBHP)*
Mr. David Roth
Mr. Alvaro Santo
Mr. Andre Sheldon, Director, Global Strategy of Nonviolence*
Ms. Ashley Shoares, Residential Services Coordinator, The Second Step
Mr. James Skiffington Jr.
Mr. Dylan Smith, Lexington Middle School
Mr. Paul Starratt, Town Engineer, Town of Westford
Mr. Ross Steinborn, Wayside Trauma Intervention Services
Mr. Charlie Struzzieri
Mr. Daniel Sullivan*
Mr. Matthew Swoveland, Program Coordinator, Roca
Mr. Tom Thibeault, Executive Director, Brockton Housing Authority
Alexandria Tobias
Mr. Darren C. Torpey, Community Manager, Boston Indies*
Mr. J.T. Turner, Actor, The Actors Company
Ms. Katherine Valera, Sigma Psi Zeta Sorority, Inc.
Mr. Chuck Weinstein, Director, Recovery Strategies
Ms. Colleen Williams
Dude Nick Wilton
Dr. Adnan Zubcevic, Executive Director, Bosnian Community Center for Resource Development, Inc.*

Jane Doe Inc. Member Staff

Mr. Jarrod Chin, Director, Violence Prevention and Diversity, Sport in Society: A Northeastern University Center
Mr. Anthony DiPietro, Executive Director, HAWC
Mr. Nicolas Formaggia, DV Worker, Spanish American Center
Mr. Renan Leahy, Communications Coordinator, Massachusetts Alliance of Portuguese Speakers
Mr. James May, Coordinator, Elizabeth Stone's Network of GentleMen, The Elizabeth Stone House
Mr. Craig Norberg-Bohm, Coordinator Men's Initiative, Jane Doe Inc.
Mr. Paulo Pinto, Executive Director, MAPS - MA Alliance of Portuguese Speakers
Mr. Todd Swisher, Administrator, Elizabeth Stone House
Mr. Rene Velasquez, Director of Program And Services, Harborcov
Mr. Regi Wingo, Elizabeth Freeman Center

* for identification purposes only

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