Claire M. Freda

 

Councillor Claire M. Freda

117 Debbie Drive
(978) 537-5032

cfreda@leominster-ma.gov



 
 
  • Presently the longest serving elected official in the City of Leominster (Thirteenth Term)
  • Beginning in 2010 to present Leominster City Councillor at Large
  • 1987-1994: Leominster School Committee
  • 1994 - 2009: Leominster City Council Ward 3
  • Chaired every Council committee including Finance Committee; only female councilor to serve two consecutive years as President, 1997-1998
  • Harvard University Fellow – JFK School of Government
  • Platinum Level of Leadership in Municipal Government - National League of Cities
  • Local Government Advisory Council - meets with the Governor or Lt. Governor monthly to discuss pending legislation and issues affecting cities and towns
  • Massachusetts Municipal Association, advocating for cities and towns, over 25 years on the Board of Directors: 10 year member of the Executive Board; First City Councillor to serve as MMA President - 2000 
  • Massachusetts Municipal Councilors Association- serving as a member for over 25 years; served on Executive Board 16 years; served as President multiple times.
  • Womens elected Municipal Officials Chair - nearly 20 years
  • Trustee of Mount Wachusett Community College
  • 40+ year member of the National, Massachusetts and North Worcester County Boards of Realtors
  • Baker-Polito Transition Team - 2015
  • Leominster Police Station Building Committee - 1994 - Present
  • Leominster High School Renovation Building Committee & Samoset Middle School Building Committee
  • Licensed Real Estate Appraiser & Real Estate Broker Frigoletto & Associates - over 40 years
  • Leominster Rotary Club - over 25 years; Seved as President Multiple Times - Paul Harris Fellow
  • Chair of Diocesan Review Board - Diocese of Worcester; Past President of the Corporate Board of Catholic Charities Worcester - Board Member 20 years. 
  • Gold Star Wife – widow of Ron Freda/Vietnam War Combat Veteran & DAV Auxilliary 
  • Leominster Citizen of the Year - 2016
  • St Bernard's CCHS Bernardian Hall of Fame - 2018
  • St Anna's School Award - 2019
  • Massachusetts Association of School Committees Life Time Achievement Award - 2019
  • Notary Public for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts
  • Two children, Kelley and Anthony; One grandchild, Patrick United Sates Coast Guard