MassCOSH Staff

  • Interim Executive Director

    al.vega@masscosh.org           617-825-7233 ext 21
    For over 15 years, Mr. Vega has worked primarily in the youth development field with a focus on strengthening the skills and leadership of Boston area teens through history to become more engaged citizens in their communities. He joined MassCOSH in 2009 in an administrative role and quickly got involved in many of MassCOSH’s programs (Teens Lead @ Work & the Worker Center) through health and safety trainings (hazard & body mapping, worker rights, etc) and campaigns that directly impacted the most vulnerable workers from all walks of life across the city and state.

  • Administrative Associate

    ana.rodriguez@masscosh.org                   617-825-7233 ext 10

    More info coming soon!

  • Worker Center Organizer

    erika.sanchez@masscosh.org                 617-825-7233 ext 16

    Erika has 11 year experience organizing multicultural communities. A natural leader, she is adept at running meetings in both English and Spanish and working with low-income individuals to meet agency goals. Erika has proven experience helping to register low-income Latinos to vote and helps these individuals with children in the public school system ensure their needs are being met.  

  • Membership & Communications Coordinator

    jeff.newton@masscosh.org                            617-825-7233 ext 14
    Jeff joined MassCOSH in the summer of 2010, as its Membership and Communications Coordinator. Prior to MassCOSH, Jeff worked at the Gay Men’s Domestic Violence Project (2008-2009) as head of development where he oversaw the creation of dynamic fundraising vehicles and improved the organization's community relations. From 2006-2007, Newton worked for the Massachusetts Affordable Reliable Electricity Alliance as its program coordinator where he advocated for improved electrical infrastructure in New England and headed media relations.

  • Americorps Mass Promise Fellow

    jenny.fernandez@masscosh.org                 617-825-7233 ext 17
    Jenny Fernandez will be serving as the Americorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow for TL@W (Teens Lead at Work) program. New to the Boston area, she is originally from Fairfax, Virginia. She is a graduate of Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia where she received her Bachelors of Science in Environmental Studies and her Master’s in Public Health with a concentration in Environmental and Occupational Health at the Rollins School of Public Health.

  • Senior Aide

    Maxine has been involved with MassCOSH since she first was assigned to work with us through the Urban League Mature Workers Program back in 2007. Since then, Maxine has been instrumental in helping to ensure the office runs smoothly by assisting with an array of administrative tasks. She likes to help in whatever way she can to support the mission of our work and has learned a lot about workers' rights and occupational health and safety since joining the team.

  • Worker Center Coordinator

    milagros.barreto@masscosh.org             617-825-7233 ext 23

    Milagros Barreto came to MassCOSH in 2013 as an Operation Associate Assistance in the office and also as a Worker Center Hot Line Coordinator.  Previous to MassCOSH Milagros has a strong background in Human Resources and because of the involvement on the Worker Center program she developed and interest in helping low wage immigrants workers. Milagros has a thirst for social justice which took her to become the Worker Center Organizer since the beginning of 2015, she became immediately active in developing worker's campaign to ensure the protection of immigrant workers.

  • Health and Safety Trainer

    patricia.strizak@masscosh.org                 617-825-7233 ext 20

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