Mayor Stephanie M. Burke formally announced her appointment of Neil Osborne to the role of Diversity Director for the City of Medford. Mayor Burke stated, “We are thrilled to have Neil’s immense experience in community leadership and advocacy. Mr. Osborne will be a great addition to the administration and an advocate for the entire City.”
Mr. Osborne, a lifelong resident of Medford, holds a law degree from Suffolk University School of Law and continues to play an active role within several organizations throughout the community; such as the Mystic Valley Area Branch NAACP and Medford Health Matters, Inc.
“I’m honored to join Mayor Burke and her administration as the Diversity Director. I’m excited to get started in my new role to build upon the foundation that Diane McLeod put in place. I intend to shine a spotlight on the City’s rich and diverse cultural history and illuminating a path forward that Medford is an open, welcoming and accepting city.”
“Diane McLeod is retiring after serving the city with distinction for 24 years”, said Mayor Burke. “She will be greatly missed by so many in our community.”