Michael Albano

Michael Albano DEMDemocrat

American politician

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Michael AlbanoDEMDemocrat American politician
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Michael Albano (born November 6, 1950) is an American politician, college professor and government affairs consultant who resides in Longmeadow, Massachusetts. He is the former mayor of Springfield, Massachusetts and the former Massachusetts Governor's Councilor representing western Massachusetts's 8th Council district. Albano began his public service career as a Probation Officer in the Westfield District Court in 1974. Subsequently, he was appointed to the Massachusetts State Parole Board in 1982 by Governor Edward J. King and reappointed by Governor Michael S. Dukakis in 1987. In 1992 Governor William Weld appointed Albano as a Special Parole Board Member. In 1994, State Auditor Joseph DeNucci appointed him as an Audit Specialist. Prior to his election to the Governor's Council, Albano's served on the Springfield School Committee from 1985–1989 (one 4-year term); the Springfield City Council 1991–1995 (two 2 year terms) 1995. Albano served as Council president in 1994 and 1995. In 1995, Albano was elected mayor of Springfield and went on to serve four two-year terms, leaving office in 2003. On November 6, 2012 Albano was elected to the Governor's Council representing the counties of Hampden, Hampshire, Berkshire and Franklin of Massachusetts.

Education6 - 6 of 4
Springfield College
BS
American International College
MS Criminal Justice
Springfield College
University of Hartford
MPA
Past Positions1 - 12 of 12
Member
Commonwealth of Massachusetts Governors Council
2012
Mayor
City of Springfield
1995 - 2004
Member
Springfield City Council
1991 - 1995
President
Springfield City Council
1994 - 1995
Audit Specialist
1994
Probation Officer
Westfield District Court
1974
Adjunct Faculty Member
Springfield Technical Community College
Adjunct Faculty Member
University of Massachusetts
Adjunct Faculty Member
Asnuntuck Community College
Lecturer
Westfield State College
Lecturer
Suffolk University
Lecturer
Holyoke Community College
Other Experience1 - 6 of 6
Member
Special Parole Board
1992
Member
Massachusetts State Parole Board
1982 - 1992
Member
Conservation Commission
1990 - 1992
Chair
Mayor’s Task Force on Violence
1990
Member
Springfield School Committee
1985 - 1990
Member
Mayor’s Youth Commission
1981