About Jeannette

Jeannette's Background

PUBLIC SERVICE

Mayor, 2004 - present

Waltham City Council at Large, 2002 - 2004

Waltham School Committee, 1986 - 1991

Waltham Cable Access Corporation, 1986 - 1991

Waltham Historical Commission, 1990 - 1993

EDUCATION

Northeastern University, M.S. Criminal Justice

Suffolk University Law School, J.D., Cum Laude

Boston College, B.S. Biology, Magna Cum Laude

Waltham High School, Class of 1971

PRIOR WORK EXPERIENCE

Attorney, private practice

City Solicitor, Asst. Solicitor, Staff Attorney
City of Waltham Law Department, 1992-2000

Instructor, Business Law, Massachusetts Bay Community College

Teaching Assistant, Northeastern University

Production Supervisor, Electronic Test Center

Electronic Tester, B.L.H., Electronics

COMMUNITY SERVICE

Volunteer:
American Cancer Society
Cedarwood Association Scholarship
City of Waltham Scholarship
D.A.R.E. Speaker for Mentor Program
Greater Waltham Association for Retarded Citizens
St. Charles, St. Mary's Church
V.F.W. Voice of Democracy Judge
Waltham Partnership for Youth, Mentor
Y.M.C.A.
Youth Opposed to Using (Y.O.U)

PRO BONO LEGAL ADVISOR:
(various dates over the past sixteen years)

Arsenault Memorial Scholarship
McCue Memorial Scholarship
Field of Dreams Enterprises, Inc.
Waltham City Choice, Inc.
Waltham Mounted Patrol
Hardy Pond Association, Inc.
Friends of Prospect Hill Park

HONORS
Recipient, Boston College Academic Grant
Elected Member, Phi Delta Phi, Legal Honor Fraternity
Recipient, American Jurisprudence Prize Award
Recipient, Woman of the Year Award,
Waltham/Greater Boston Business and Professional Women's Club