Becky grew up in Fairfield, Connecticut and enlisted in the United States Marine Corps Reserves at the age of 19 while she was attending Keene State College in Keene, New Hampshire. She left for Parris Island after her sophomore year and completed boot camp and diesel mechanic school in the Marines. She returned to New Hampshire to finish her degree in economics and moved to Hawaii after marrying her husband, James, whom she met in the service.
Upon moving to Hawaii, she served on active duty at MCBH Kaneohe Bay while she awaited acceptance into Officer Candidate School for the United States Navy. Upon graduating from OCS, she relocated to the Seattle area to serve.
Becky moved back to James' hometown of Boston in 2005 and adjusted to civilian life. They welcomed their first son, Ben in 2006 and second son, Tom in 2007. When Tom was two months old, they found and fell in love with their home in North Weymouth and have lived there ever since. Ben & Tom attend Weymouth Public Schools and have been active in many town sports and activities.
After moving to Weymouth, Becky quickly got engaged in her new community and town. She joined the North Weymouth Civic Association and became President of NWCA in 2012. In 2013, she ran for District 1 Town Councilor and assumed the seat in January 2014. She successfully ran for Councilor At-Large in 2019 and was sworn in as one of 5 At-Large Councilors in January 2020.
Some of Becky's accomplishments since serving on the Town Council include co-authoring the town's Blight Ordinance with Councilor TJ Lacey and getting it passed unanimously by the Town Council, worked effectively with the Town of Weymouth and MassDOT with the Fore River Bridge project to ensure residents were aware of construction and traffic updates, was instrumental in the legislative changes involving the air base in 2014 which enabled tax revenue to come directly to Weymouth, involved as an individual in numerous appeals in regards to the proposed Compressor Station with FRRACS's help which enables her to continue to fight and have legal standing whether she's a councilor or not, served on the Ordinance Review Committee in 2016 and was recently appointed to the Charter Review Committee.
She also served on the Superintendent Search Committee, was active with the Vote Yes on Chapman campaign, worked with the Mayor's office on numerous projects to include the removal of the Panda Rug abandoned billboard and updated 3A signage, and worked as Senator O'Connor's campaign manager and Communications Director which enabled Becky to learn more about how local government can work effectively with our state representation for the betterment of Weymouth.
Becky is employed as the Executive Secretary at Pilgrim Area Collaborative (PAC) in Plymouth, MA. PAC is a public school that provides an alternate learning environment & resources for students that cannot otherwise be educated in their home district. Her husband, James is a crane operator in IUOE Local 4 and currently serves in the Massachusetts National Guard.
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Becky spent numerous years coaching Weymouth Youth Soccer.
Becky joined the NWCA in 2009 and has been an active board member ever since.
Becky has been at the forefront of fighting the Compressor Station since 2015. She works collaboratively with Fore River Residents Against the Compressor Station (FRRACS), other elected officials and state groups to ensure everyone is informed about each step of the permitting process and works to find ways to prevent further pollution in the Fore River Basin.
Raised over $11,000 for cancer research and patient care as a member of the 2019 South Shore Health Foundation Boston Marathon Team.
Speaking at the Wessagusset School Memorial Day Ceremony in 2015.
Beach Cleanup in 2010.