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In the news: Dion Irish

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In the news: Dion Irish
Dion Irish. COURTESY PHOTO

Dion Irish has been appointed to serve as the Commissioner of Inspectional Services. Irish has served the City of Boston for 25 years in various leadership positions, most recently as the commissioner for the Elections Department, overseeing the implementation of two successful cycles of early voting, the administration of 11 elections and a citywide review of precincts and address assignments. Prior to working for the Elections Department, Irish worked at the Inspectional Services Department for 17 years, serving as assistant commissioner/director of Housing Inspections, where he helped establish nationally recognized programs such as Breathe Easy At Home, Rental Property Registration, and the statewide comprehensive certification training for housing inspectors. Irish earned a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Boston University, a Master of Urban Affairs from Boston University, and a Master of Public Administration from Suffolk University.

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