“I am honored to lead the Committee and continue my work in the education arena where Massachusetts continues to lead,” said Roy. “I am grateful to Speaker DeLeo for this opportunity and look forward to working with my colleagues to address affordability, student success, workforce development, student loans, and other ways to increase opportunities for advancement for our students.”
The Joint Committee on Higher Education is assigned bills on a wide variety of issues relating to public and private higher education institutions in the state, including bills directed at strengthening the state’s economy and the well-being of all its residents by increasing affordable, high quality higher education opportunities for all those who want to pursue them.
The House Committee on Personnel and Administration oversees the operations of the House of Representatives, institutes proper procedures and protocols in the House and its offices, and facilitates training for House members and staff.
Additionally, to work with the House Business Office to develop, implement and make future changes in a plan providing for the allocation of office space for members and staffs of the various committees under the jurisdiction of the House. The Committee will establish a plan containing staffing levels for committees under the jurisdiction of the House together with a classification plan for employees.
Roy was first elected to represent Franklin and Medway in November 2012, and then reelected in 2014, 2016 and 2018.
|Rep Roy with Town Councilor Melanie Hamblen on the recognition of the Agricultural Commission|