Brian E. Yates

    Alderman at Large
    Ward 5 

    1094 Chestnut St.
    Newton, MA 02464
    617-244-2601
    byates@newtonma.gov

    Best Form of Contact: E-mail, Telephone or US Mail

    First Elected: 1987

    Occupational / Professional Experience:
    • 37 years of planning, program development, and advocay at Community Teamwork Inc., the Greater Lowell Community Action Agency and Northeastern Massachusetts Regional Housing Agency and Housing Consumer Education Center
    Current Board Committee Assignments:
    • Zoning & Planning
    • Public Safety & Transportation
    City Based Issues of Particular Interest:
    • Historic Preservation
    • Renewable Energy
    • Open Space
    • Historic Burying Grounds
    • Tourism Development
    • Main Street Economic Development for village revitalization
    Other:
    • Education
      • Boston University, Master of Urban Affairs,
      • Boston College, Bachelor of Arts,
      • Newton Public Schools (Newton South High, Meadowbrook Junior High, Emerson Elementary
    • Friends of the Newton Free Library, Former Vice-President
    • Friends of Hemlock Gorge, Founder and current President, www.hemlockgorge.org
    • Website: www.brianyates.org  (includes links to Main Street informaiton