Moises M. Rodrigues
Moises M. Rodrigues, a progressive voice for all Brocktonians, is a community activist experienced in advocacy, organizing, municipal affairs and community resource building. Moises has over 25 years of experience as a manager and administrator in operations and social services, including serving as the Director of Communications and Community Services for the City of Brockton, a position he held in the Mayor Harrington’s administration.
- He is serving as Mayor for the City of Brockton, being appointed by the City Council in a special vote due to the untimely death of Bill Carpenter.
- He is currently employed as the Child Protection Specialist for the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston.
- He is an active community activist involved with many local organizations, serving on the Board of Directors the Capeverdean Association of Brockton,
- He serves on the Board of Directors of Old Colony YMCA, and St. Edith Stein Community Council, and served on the Board of Directors of Brockton Community Cable Television, where he continues to Produce a local Cable program for the Brockton area communities “Arco-Iris.”
- Member of the Brockton Public Schools Superintendent selection committees–1998 and 2004.
- Former Member of Cape Verde’s National Parliament- Elected in 2001 to a 5 year term.
- Honored in 2005 with the Distinguish Alumni Award, Brockton High School
Family: Wife of 31 years, Maria Lobo-Rodrigues; three daughters: Megan, Marissa, Mariah, and grand-son Josiah!
Military Service: U.S. Navy (1983-1989)
Education: Studied Human Services and Community Relations at the University of Massachusetts, and is in the process of completing a Masters in Applied Linguistics at UMass-Boston
Professional Associations: Certified Spa/Pool Operator, HIV Counselor, Substance Abuse Counselor, Massachusetts Medical Interpreter Association, Child Passenger Technician, Brockton Community Police Academy and the District Court Academy.