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Mayor Sarno Brings Greetings at Bay Path University Women’s Leadership Conference

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno brought greetings to Bay Path University 2022 Women’s Leadership Conference on Friday, April 1, 2022 at the MassMutual Center to celebrate 25 years of networking, learning and professional development. Keynote speakers included business mogul, faculty member and model Tyra Banks, author and motivational speaker Christine Cashen, and more.

Mayor Sarno states, “I want to thank and welcome new Bay Path President Sandra Doran and her dedicated team for holding their 25th Women’s Leadership Conference at our MassMutual.  Having smart, strong and capable women in leadership positions is extremely important.  My administration is proud to support and promote a diverse field of highly educated and capable women into leadership positions in the City of Springfield – from our City’s first female Police Superintendent Cheryl Clapprood, first Latina City Clerk Gladys Oyola, the Springfield Redevelopment Authorities first female Director Amanda Pham, the city’s first Latina Budget Director Melanie Acobe, Health and Human Services Commissioner Helen Caulton-Harris, Deputy Chief Administrative and Financial Officer Lindsey Hackett, Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer Attorney Talia Gee, Licensing Director Attorney Alesia Days and appointing the City’s first African-American female Chief of Staff who now serves as the Executive Director of our Springfield Housing Authority Denise Jordan; I am proud to stand with these smart and capable women as we continue to work together and move our City of Springfield forward for the betterment of our residents and business community.” 

“The University is also celebrating a milestone of 125 years providing innovation and unwavering focus on education and opportunities as the leading institution for women’s education and empowerment,” Mayor Sarno continued.  “As Mayor, I wanted to welcome all the attendees to our beautiful City and the wonderful amenities the City of Springfield has to offer from our Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, the world famous Dr. Seuss Museum at our renowned Springfield Museum’s, world class entertainment and dining at MGM Springfield, and so much more.”            

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