|Name||Karen E. Spilka|
|Address||18 Rome Way |
Ashland, Massachusetts , United States
|Last Modified||Progressive Scot|
Jul 17, 2013 04:13pm
Liberal - Pro-Choice - Pro-Gay Marriage - Pro-Gun control - Pro-Labor -
|Info||DISTRICT REPRESENTED: Seventh Middlesex. - Consisting of the town of Ashland, and precincts 8, 10, 11, 12, 15, 16 and 18, of the town of Framingham, both in the county of Middlesex. |
EDUCATION: Cornell University, Northeastern University School of Law.
ORGANIZATIONS: Boston Bar Association, Massachusetts Bar Association, MetroWest Chamber of Commerce, MetroWest Economic Research Center (Board of Directors), MetroWest YMCA (Board of Directors), Southern Middlesex Association for Retarded Citizens (Board of Directors), MetroWest Workforce Development Taskforce Steering Committee, Framingham ESL Fund Committee, MetroWest School to Career Steering Committee-Keefe Tech, Framingham Court Mediation Program, Labor Guild, Industrial Relations Research Association; League of Women Voters, Framingham; Ashland Democratic Town Committee; Framingham Democratic Town Committee (Associate).
PUBLIC OFFICE: Ashland School Committee, Ashland Fiscal Affairs Committee, Charter Review, Personnel Board, Mass. House (2001-present).
South Middlesex Association For Retarded Citizens
(Board of Directors)
MetroWest YMCA � Board of Directors, Framingham/Hopkinton
MetroWest Workforce Development Taskforce Steering Committee
MetroWest Chamber of Commerce Member
Framingham ESL Fund Committee
Framingham Court Mediation Program Volunteer
Mediator & Arbitrator
Ashland Fiscal Affairs Committee
Charter Review Committee
Personnel Board, Chair (prior)
Knox Trail Council Boy Scouts
Cub Scouts, Treasurer
Camp Resolute Volunteer (prior)
Ashland School Committee
Chair, Vice-Chair, Secretary (prior)
MetroWest School To Career Steering Committee, Keefe Tech
Elementary PTO - Vice-President (prior)
Warren School Playground Committee (prior)
Long Range Planning Committee (prior)
Building Feasibility Study Committee (prior)
Attorney, Arbitrator, Mediator, and Fact-finder Specializing in the Fields of Labor and Employment Law, Public Policy, Discrimination, Community, Environmental, Family, and Commercial/Contracts.
Trainer in Alternate Dispute & Conflict Resolution to Public and Private Sector Agencies and Businesses.
Trainer and Facilitator for Interest-Based or Collaborative Collective Bargaining to Labor and Management
Trainer of Adult Mediation & Peer Mediation in Schools
Framingham Court Mediation Program
Recipient of the First William J. Fallon Fellowship in Labor Arbitration and Alternate Dispute Resolution.
Over 20 Years Experience in Labor and Employment Law and Employee Relations.
Prior Counselor and Social Worker
for Children with Special Needs and their Families.
Prior Intern in Child Abuse and Neglect Protection and Prevention and Foster Care Coordination.
Bachelor of Social Work, Cornell University
Juris Doctor, Northeastern University School of Law