MAYNARD – The Select Board and Town Administrator Gregory Johnson are pleased to announce the appointment of Stephanie Duggan as the new Assistant Town Administrator.
The Select Board appointed Duggan at its regular meeting on July 18.
Duggan has been employed by the Town since 2008, starting as Clerk to the Board of Health. She was promoted to positions of increasing importance and responsibility, serving as Administrative Assistant in the Office of Municipal Services (2012-2014), Executive Assistant to the Town Administrator (2014-2019), and Human Resources Coordinator (2019-2020).
She most recently served as Human Resources Manager, working on Town matters including legal compliance, personnel laws and regulation, recruitment and hiring, training and development, and wellness initiatives.
Duggan studied Television and Radio Broadcasting at Emerson College, and holds graduate certificates in Local Government Leadership and Municipal Finance from the Massachusetts Municipal Association/Suffolk University Moakley Center. She has also participated in municipal professional development programs, and holds numerous relevant licenses and certifications.
A Maynard resident, she also is active in her community, having shared her time and energy with groups including the Maynard Music Association, Maynard Public Schools PTO, Maynard Public Schools Drama Department, and Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts.
"I am very impressed at what Stephanie provides to the Town and administration," Town Administrator Johnson said. "As a lifelong resident and Town Hall staff member with substantial professional development accomplishments, she brings a wealth of knowledge about the community and municipal management. She has been integral in efforts to modernize the organization, especially toward the professional development of department heads. She is key to successful management of the people side of Town Hall, including negotiations with personnel and labor groups, as well as all recruiting and hiring. We look forward to seeing what she will be able to achieve in this new role."