Allen Panarese has announced his candidacy for Councilor at-Large City Wide. The following is his statement:
“Vote for Allen Panarese, number 8 on the November 2, ballot for City Councilor at-Large voted citywide. It will be a great privilege to continue serving my community and help the challenges our city is now facing as it continues to grow. The future of Everett lies in the hands of a community that continues to work together for a better Everett and together, we as a community, can accomplish this. I want to ensure that Everett remains a community that people still feel safe and have a voice. With my 20 years of experience as a member of the Everett School Committee, I can help the council better understand the needs of our schools. I have always said “the city that takes care of their children ensures those children will come back and take care of their city”.
• Lifelong resident of Ward One, graduated Everett High School, Class of 1974.
• Currently the Clinical Leader Respiratory Therapist at Cambridge Health Alliance, Everett since 1979. For the past 18 months, I have been treating Covid-19 patients, working countless hours with the sick and dying from this horrible pandemic.
• Member of Teamsters Union Local 25.
• Retired Millwright Member of Local 1121 Millwrights Union for over 20 years. As a Millwright, I am proud to say I helped build the Everett power plant known as the Mystic Generating Station, installing turbines, motors and fans which are the heart of the power plant.
• Elected Everett School Committee Member, serving Ward One for the past 20 years. Serving as Chairman for 2 of those years.
• Served on the Everett School Building Commission for a total of 10 years under Mayor David Ragucci, Mayor John Hanlon and Mayor Carlo DeMaria. At the time, I acted as the liaison between the School Committee and the Everett School Building Commission working with City Hall to monitor budgets and construction oversight regarding the building of all our new schools.
• Served on the Everett Recreation Commission for 8 years, overseeing finances and other administrative activities and programs for both the Samuel Gentile Recreational Center and the Edward G. Connolly Center.
• Active for most of my life with the youth of this community. Coached the Everett Eagles Pop Warner Football team for 24 years and the Everett Youth Baseball Cal Ripken League for 8 years.
Married to Carol (Parisi) Panarese. Together we have two sons, both of whom attended Everett Public Schools and graduated Everett High School. Jonathan is currently employed at the North Shore Medical Center Salem Hospital as a Physician Assistant in the Emergency Department and Gregory is currently employed at the Cambridge Health Alliance, Everett as an Emergency Department RN.
Please consider me, Allen Panarese for City Councilor at-Large, voted citywide.”