In The News: Nikko Mendoza
United States Senator Elizabeth Warren announced that Nikko Mendoza will return as state director for the 116th Congress, a position she has held since 2017. Mendoza previously served in the administration of Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick and the late Boston Mayor Thomas Menino.
“Nikko has been instrumental as we fight for the people of Massachusetts and I am grateful she will continue to lead those efforts,” Warren said in a press statement.
Before joining Senator Warren’s office, Mendoza worked as communications director at the Massachusetts division of 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East, the Commonwealth’s largest healthcare union representing nearly 60,000 members. Mendoza also served for over three years in the administration of Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick as Director of Operations, promoting the administration’s growth and opportunity policy agenda through strategic management and execution of gubernatorial events across Massachusetts, the U.S. and abroad. Before that, she served as Governor Patrick’s Deputy Director of Government Affairs, advancing the administration’s legislative and policy priorities, including legislation to address the rising cost of healthcare and proposals to curb youth violence. Mendoza began her career in the office of Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino as a summer intern and ultimately became Assistant Director of Neighborhood Services, managing daily operation of the department responsible for strengthening relationships with civic, community and business organizations and collaborating with city agencies to provide constituent services.