In the news: Nigel C. Simon
The Massachusetts Democratic Party has promoted Nigel C. Simon from community affairs and outreach director to political director.
As political director, Nigel will focus on building the party’s political operations across municipal, state, and federal levels, continue to foster relationships with progressive partners, engage advocacy organizations and support the Party’s constituency caucuses. Nigel also developed the Party’s first annual Affirmative Action and Outreach Conference and will continue the tradition in this role.
“The Massachusetts Democratic Party has been well-served by Nigel’s dedication to Democratic values and his deep commitment to the communities he has worked for and lived in throughout Massachusetts. In this role, Nigel will continue to listen to constituents, support our work electing democrats while promoting our values especially throughout the Commonwealth’s historic communities of color and emerging immigrant communities. We are honored to have Nigel’s leadership in this important party position,” said Veronica Martinez, executive director of the state party.
Previously, Nigel was the Boston regional director against the Question 2 charter school ballot initiative and the communities of color director for Hillary for America in Massachusetts.
He has also served as a campaign advisor to former state Senator Linda Dorcena Forry, Boston City Council President Andrea Campbell, and was the legislative assistant to former state Representative Marie St. Fleur.
Nigel’s family immigrated from Trinidad and Tobago and he currently resides in Dorchester. He is a graduate of Boston College and Concord-Carlisle Regional High School through METCO Inc.