Plymouth County, Massachusetts
Plymouth County, Massachusetts

Commissioners

Daniel A. Pallotta

Daniel A. Pallotta

Daniel A. Pallotta

Daniel Pallotta is a graduate of Catholic University of America in Washington DC, with a degree in Architecture and Urban Planning. Mr. Pallotta began his public service in 1992, leading a group of residents against a proposed landfill that would have decimated an entire section of Hanover.

In 1994, Mr. Pallotta served the town of Hanover as a member of the Planning Board, and Chairing the Planning Board in Hanover's greatest growth since the early 1960s. Mr. Pallotta wrote the South Shores first "Telecommunication By-Law," regulating the placement of cellular towers, and helped write the towns successful "Over-55" regulations.

Mr. Pallotta went on to chair the Building Committee that built expansions to two elementary schools and a science wing of the Towns Middle School. Mr. Pallotta served as Town Moderator for four years before joining the Board of Selectmen for 6 years. During the 6 years, he chaired the legislative body of Plymouth County for his last 4 years.

After his last day as a Selectman, he chose to run for the County Commission and was elected in November of 2012. Mr. Pallotta is Owner and President of Project Planning Professionals (P-3), a firm specializing in Municipal Project procurement, permitting, and construction.

Sandra M. Wright

Sandra M. Wright

Sandra M. Wright

Mrs. Wright was born and raised in Brockton and later moved to Bridgewater where she and her husband Noel raised their three children. Commissioner Wright has a long history of civic and municipal experience and both she and her husband are active members of the community.

She served as an elected member of the Bridgewater Board of Health from 2003 until she was elected to serve on the Bridgewater Town Council in 2012. Her term on the Council expires in 2014. She was elected as Plymouth County Commissioner in 2010.

In addition, Commissioner Wright has a long and diversified history in the private sector. Sandra Wright has over 20 years experience in the medical field in program and service coordination and senior office management with oversight over policies, procedures and staff training. She also counts 18 years of service in the ER at Good Samaritan Hospital and 15 years as a Fire Fighter EMT instructor at Mass Maritime Academy and as an instructor for the National Safety Council in water survival and rescue. She is also an independent businesswoman in the energy services arena.

Commissioner Wright has also served as an elected member of the Plymouth County Charter Commission.

Gregory M. Hanley

Gregory M. Hanley

Gregory M. Hanley

With over 20 years of experience in local and state government, Plymouth County Commissioner Gregory M. Hanley was elected November 7, 2012, and comes to the County of Plymouth with a diversified background in business and charitable public service.

A former Quincy City Councilor, Commissioner Hanley is employed as an Account Executive at P.V. Sullivan Supply Company of Quincy, MA. He has served the residents of the town of Pembroke in an appointed capacity, chairing the Zoning Board of Appeals, The Recreation Commission, and Wage and Personnel Board from 2003 - 2007, and in elected capacity from 2010 - 2013 as Chairman of the Board of Selectmen for the town of Pembroke, and as Commissioner on the Pembroke Housing Authority.

Commissioner Hanley serves regionally as Chairman of the Financial Oversight Committee for the South Shore Work Investment Board, and statewide on the Massachusetts Board of Examiners for Plumbers and Gas Fitters. A 1987 graduate of Norwich University, Mr. Hanley resides in the town of Pembroke with his wife, Ann Marie and their four children.