JACK KELLY

Addiction Policy Advisor to Boston City Councilor Bill Linehan

JACK KELLY

Jack Kelly serves as the Addiction Policy Advisor to Boston City Councilor Bill Linehan.  He worked for the Menino administration as the Mayor’s Neighborhood Services coordinator for Charlestown for five years, where he was instrumental in developing partnerships and programs to address the impacts of addiction on those who lived and worked in his neighborhood. He has extensive experience in City Hall as well as working with health service delivery organizations. In 2013, Jack ran for Bosron City Council at-large where he received over 23 thousand votes and was endorsed by the Boston Globe along with hundreds of other boards, unions, and community organizations. Jack serves on a variety of boards and task force panels, including Governor Baker’s Health Care Transition Team and Mayor Walsh’s Addictiion Advisory Board.  Addtionally, he is the Founder and CEO of iRecover App, a mobile app dedicated to helping people with substance abuse issues. The app connects people in need with services and support.  A native of Charlestown, Kelly is a graduate of Matignon High School.  He received his Bachelor of Science in Political Science from the University of Massachusetts of Boston in 2013.

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