Chief of Staff
Sydné M. Marrow is the great-granddaughter of Cape Verdean immigrants and a 14-year resident of Brockton, Marrow joins Mayor Sullivan’s team following a 30-year career working in Higher Education at institutions such as Bridgewater State University (2007-2021) and Boston College (1990-2006).
Over the course of her 14 years at Bridgewater State University, Marrow rose the ranks and became the Director of the Lewis and Gaines Center for Inclusion and Equity (LGCIE) in 2014. As Director, she led her colleagues and staff as they worked to end racial inequity and close achievement gaps at the University.
An active supporter of several agencies and foundations, Marrow serves as the Brockton delegate at Old Colony Planning Council, is a Board of Trustees member at Girls, Inc (2017-present), a Vice-Chairperson on the BSU Presidential Racial Justice Task Force (2020-present), and a 14-year member (2007-present) of the Brockton Area Branch of the NAACP, where she is an Executive Committee Member (2019-present), a co-coordinator of the ACT-SO Committee, and a member of WIN (Women in the NAACP).
Marrow comes to the Mayor’s Office with a wealth of expertise in matters of diversity. From May 1997 to July 2006, she served as a Boston College Diversity Facilitator conducting workshops to address diversity awareness amongst university personnel.
Marrow graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences from Boston College in 2001 and earned her Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership from Bridgewater State University in 2014. She has 2 children and 2 grandchildren.
Marrow will begin her role as Chief of Staff for Mayor Sullivan on August 24th.