Mary Jo LaFreniere served as district coordinator in my senate office, representing Hopkinton for 10 years. During that time she exhibited, exquisitely, all the leadership qualities needed to be one of Hopkinton’s most effective Select Board members ever: She is organized, committed, energetic, intelligent, collaborative and enormously personable, even in stressful situations. Her “marathon” service to Hopkinton is legendary. Throughout all the challenging situations she faced as the senate district director, she was always friendly, collaborative and professional. I strongly believe that Hopkinton could do no better than to re-elect Mary Jo LaFreniere to the Hopkinton Select Board.
— Former state Sen. David P. Magnani, Framingham
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