FRAMINGHAM – Several leaders in Massachusetts have endorsed a Framingham District 2 City Councilor candidate.
“As leaders in our communities, we are excited about the prospect of Jake on the City Council in Framingham because with him on the Council, we know that our communities have a partner in Framingham,” wrote the UMass Amherst graduates.
All attended UMass Amherst with Jake Binnall, a former Framingham High class president and UMass Amherst graduate, who is now running for Framingham City Council.
“Having worked with Jake while at UMass Amherst, we can attest that Jake knows how to collaborate, how to work well with others, and can think creatively to get things done. We know first-hand what it takes to effectively serve your community and know that Jake has what it takes and will be a thoughtful advocate for District 2. That is why we wholeheartedly support Jake Binnall for District 2 City Council in Framingham,” the quartet wrote.
“As a mayor in the Commonwealth, I’ve seen first hand how young ideas, backed by experience, can truly help a community grow and adapt for a stronger tomorrow. A fresh perspective that utilizes the City’s strong past as a foundation for new innovation can only help bring the City fully into a modern, vibrant community. Jake brings a unique perspective that gives him the skills, integrity, enthusiasm, and knowledge to make a positive impact on the City from Day 1,” wrote Michael J. Nicholson, Mayor of the City of Gardner, UMass BA(s)- 2016, MPP – 2017
“In my time knowing Jake both during and after our time at UMass Amherst I’ve always known him to be a tireless advocate and thoughtful leader who is seriously committed to service. As a City Councilor myself I know Jake has what it takes to be an effective Councilor and that he will serve the people of Framingham well,” wrote Jack Eccles, Melrose City Councilor, UMass BBA – 2019
“I’ve had the pleasure of working with Jake during my time as an elected official and as a student at UMass Amherst. It is critical that communities recognize the vibrant contributions that young, educated elected officials can bring to the table. The City of Framingham will be lucky to have Jake as a leader with his ability to organize and pursue forward thinking goals,” wrote Jessica Sizer, Palmer Town Council; UMass Amherst, BA ‘19; MPP ‘20
“In my short time as a Town Councilor, I have seen the immense power of instilling both new energy and new perspective in local government. I have always found Jake to be a collaborative leader and am confident he has the mindset, enthusiasm, and experience to positively contribute to the future of Framingham,” wrote Cobi Frongillo, Franklin Town Councilor, UMass BAs – 2018, MPP – 2019
“If you care about civil, productive, and thoughtful leadership, look no further than Jake,” wrote the young leaders in Massachusetts. “The election is on November 2, and we ask that you join us in supporting Jake Binnall for District 2 Framingham City Council.”