director, MA Dept. of Workforce Development
Prior to joining state government, Ms. Edmonds was president of Jane C. Edmonds & Associates, Inc. (JCEA), a workforce development and diversity training and consulting firm. Ms. Edmonds also is a former Chair of the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination (MCAD), the Commonwealth's civil rights law enforcement agency. From there, she went on to serve as Director for the Office of Intergovernmental Relations for the City of Boston. Ms. Edmonds is a former elected member of the Sharon School Committee where she served two terms, one as its Chair. Additionally, Ms. Edmonds is a former member of several private and public sector boards, including: the United Way of Massachusetts Bay, the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce, the Education Loan Services, Inc. and The Boston Club.