Fellows Group

Christine Poff

Director of Government Relations and Political Action, National Association of Social Workers, Mass. Chapter

Christine Poff currently serves as director of government relations and political action for NASW-MA, the largest professional social work organization in Massachusetts.

Christine Poff served as executive director of the Franklin Park Coalition from 2002 through 2015 and was in this role when recognized as a Barr Fellow. Franklin Park is the largest and one of the most spectacular open spaces in Boston. The Coalition serves as the voice of this historic green space, located in the geographic heart of Boston and surrounded by some of the city’s most diverse neighborhoods. It works to engage all park users and community members through advocacy, programs, and restoration.

Christine is a member of the Roxbury Cultural Network, a founder of the Boston Park Advocates network, and an overseer of the Emerald Necklace Conservancy.