Pittsfield Mayor-Elect Marchetti Announces Administrative Team
|VanBramer and Walsh will join Mayor-Elect Peter Marchetti.
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Mayor-Elect Peter Marchetti announced the appointments of two professionals to join him in the mayor's office, Catherine VanBramer will serve as the Director of Administrative Services and Brittany Walsh will serve as the Executive Assistant to the Mayor.
"Catherine and Brittany are knowledgeable, dedicated, and hard working. They will be ready to serve from day one and I am thrilled to have them as a part of my team", said Mayor-Elect Marchetti. "I look forward to building the next chapter of Pittsfield, one that allows growth and provides stability for all areas of the city."
VanBramer currently serves as the Director of Administrative Services for Mayor Tyer previously holding the role of Executive Assistant. She has worked for the City of Pittsfield since 2010, holding previous positions in the City Clerk's Office and the Conservation Department. Through her work in the Mayor's Office, VanBramer created and directed Pittsfield's first Citizens Academy, a 12-week program designed to teach citizens about how their local government operates.
VanBramer graduated from Westfield State College with a degree in Political Science and a minor in Economics. She holds a Certificate in Local Government Leadership and Management from Suffolk University's Moakley Center for Public Management and the Massachusetts Municipal Association. VanBramer is an alumna of Leadership Institute for Political and Public Impact (LIPPI) Program and the Berkshire Leadership Program.
VanBramer serves as the Chair of Pittsfield's Ward 6 Democratic Committee and the Secretary for St. Joseph's Church Parish Council. In 2019, VanBramer was named by Berkshire Community College as a 40 Under Forty honoree.
Walsh currently serves as the Administrative Assistant to the Chief of Police for the City of Pittsfield and has held that role since 2022. Previously, she served as Administrative Assistant for the Egremont Police Department and for many years in the customer service industry.
Walsh has previously volunteered with the Red Cross, Best Buddies International, Special Olympics and the American Cancer Society.
Walsh graduated from College of Our Lady of the Elms with a degree in Criminal Justice.
Mayor-Elect Marchetti will be inaugurated on Jan. 2, 2024.