Stonehill’s Martin Institute to Host Lieutenant Governor and Attorney General Candidates in Luncheon Series

March 14, 2014

The Martin Institute at Stonehill College will welcome all candidates for Massachusetts Lieutenant Governor and Attorney General in a series of luncheon events scheduled over the next two months. The series will kick-off on Monday, March 17th at 11 a.m. when Democratic candidate for Lieutenant Governor James Arena-Derosa visits campus.

Arena-Derosa, who previously served as the Northeast Regional Administrator at the USDA, will tour the Farm at Stonehill and meet with faculty and students to learn about the mission of the College’s Farm, which supplies local food banks, soup kitchens and other meal providers with organic, sustainably grown fruits and vegetables.

Lunch will be included and admission is free to each luncheon, however, a reservation is required. Please contact the Martin Institute at 505-565-1131 or email to reserve your seat.

The Lieutenant Governor and Attorney General Luncheon Series schedule will be as follows:

James Arena-DerosaDemocratic Candidate for Lieutenant James Arena-Derosa
Monday, March 17th at 11:30 a.m.

Arena-Derosa believes that social services, like fighting hunger or ending homelessness, are not being talked about enough in today’s political environment. Massachusetts ranks 48th in the country for school breakfast, yet every teacher knows a hungry child cannot learn.

For more on Arena-Derosa, visit here.


Mike LakeDemocratic Candidate for Lieutenant Governor Mike Lake
Monday, April 7th at 11:30 a.m.

Lake is the founder and executive director of World Class Cities Partnership, a Northeastern-affiliated research center. From 2006 to 2008, he was the director of development for United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley.

For more on Lake, visit here.


Steve Kerrigan Democratic Candidate for Lieutenant Governor Steve Kerrigan
Thursday, April 10th at 11:30 a.m.

Kerrigan is the current president and co-founder of the Massachusetts Military Heroes Fund, a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing support to the families of military service personnel from Massachusetts who lost their lives in service to the U.S. since the September 11th attacks. From 2009 to 2012, Kerrigan served as the CEO of the Democratic National Convention. He served as the President of the 2013 Presidential Inaugural Committee.

For more on Kerrigan, visit here.


Warren TolmanDemocratic Candidate for Attorney General Warren Tolman
Monday, April 14th at 11:30 a.m.

Tolman is currently an attorney in the government and real estate departments of Holland & Knight in Boston, where he has done litigation, real estate and corporate law. He was elected to the Massachusetts House of Representatives in 1990 and the Massachusetts Senate in 1994.

For more on Tolman, visit here.


Maura HealeyDemocratic Candidate for Attorney General Maura Healey
Tuesday, April 22nd at 5:30 p.m.

Healey led two prominent divisions in the state’s chief law enforcement office – both the Public Protection & Advocacy Bureau and the Business & Labor Bureau. Earlier in her career, she served as Chief of the Attorney General’s Civil Rights Division after serving as a private sector attorney, a Middlesex County prosecutor, and, for two years, as a starting point guard on a professional basketball team.

For more on Healey, visit here.


LeLand CheungDemocratic Candidate for Lieutenant Governor Leland Cheung
Monday, April 28th at 11:30 a.m.

Cheung has been a member of the Cambridge City Council since 2009. Prior to that, he worked for Cambridge-based Masthead Venture Partners from 2005 until 2008.

For more on Cheung, visit here


Karyn Polito Republican Candidate for Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito
Wednesday, April 30th at 11:30 a.m.

From 2001 to 2011, Polito was a member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives, representing the Eleventh Worcester District.

For more on Polito, visit here.