MassCOSH Board of Directors

  • Labor Analyst

    Ann is currently employed as an Analyst for the Labor Management Cooperation Trust servicing the Plumbers Local 12 and Greater Boston Plumbing Contractors Association.  She has also worked as an Assistant Researcher at International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 103. Ann has been a member of The Policy Group on Tradeswomen's Issues (PGTI) as well as a steward for SEIU 285 and 1199 SEIU.  Ann wants to be part of a movement that recognizes the continued need for all workers to have a safe and equitably paid work environment. 

  • Injured worker, appointed by the MassCOSH Immigrant Worker Center

    Trabajadora lesionada, nombrada por el Centro de Trabajadores de MassCOSH

  • Retired from OSHA, Union Leader

    Carol retired after 37+ years with Federal OSHA and served as an officer in her union AFGE Local 948. 

    Carol A. Bates - Jubilada de OSHA, líder sindical 
    Carol se jubiló después de más de 37 años en OSHA federal y fue dirigente de su sindicato AFGE Local 948. 

  • Suffolk University Law School

    David Yamada is a Professor of Law and Director of the New Workplace Institute at Suffolk University Law School in Boston. He is an internationally recognized authority on the legal, policy, and organizational implications of workplace bullying. His model anti-bullying legislation (named the “Healthy Workplace Bill”) has become the template for legal reform in this area. David has been frequently interviewed on a variety of workplace topics, including by the Boston Globe, Washington Post, New York Times, WBUR, and WGBH. 

  • Boston University School of Public Health

    Dr. Diana Ceballos is an Assistant Professor and Director of the Exposure Biology Research Laboratory in the Department of Environmental Health (EH) at the  Boston University School of Public Health. She is an exposure science expert and certified industrial hygienist with 15 years of experience in occupational health studies, who worked at the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health doing health hazard evaluations in a wide variety of workplaces for five years.  

  • President, AFSCME Local 1526

    Elissa embodies all the qualities of a skilled labor leader. She has held various offices on the Executive Board of AFSCME Local 1526 and for the last 14 years has worked tirelessly to educate their members.  As President, Elissa endeavors to keep members safe while working  under less than ideal conditions.They deal with a vast assortment of unsafe conditions and her work in this area is critical because most municipal workers are unaware that “work safe” rules apply to them.

  • Youth on Board (YOB), Teens Lead at Work (TL@W) Alumna

    A Dorchester native, Jessica has been involved with MassCOSH since 2011 while she was a sophomore at O'Bryant High School. She currently works as a Special Project Coordinator with Youth on Board 

    Jessica Tavares - Jóvenes a Bordo (YOB), ex alumna de Lideres Jóvenes en el Trabajo (TL@W) 
    Nativa de Dorchester, Jessica ha estado involucrada con MassCOSH desde 2011, cuando era una estudiante de segundo año en la Escuela Secundaria O'Bryant. Actualmente trabaja como coordinadora de proyectos especiales con Jóvenes a Bordo (YOB) 

  • Appointed by the MassCOSH Immigrant Worker Center

    Designada por el Centro de Trabajadores Inmigrantes de MassCOSH