Boston Mayor-elect Expands Transition Team

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    Marty Walsh has added 3 new co-chairs to his team to advise him on issues such as economic development, transportation, and public safety

    (NECN) - Boston mayor-elect Marty Walsh is expanding his transition team as he prepares to take office.

    Walsh has named three more co-chairs to his transition committee, in addition to adding nearly two-dozen civic and community leaders to advise him on a wide range of issues.

    These issues include economic development, transportation, and public safety.

    The new co-chairs include Dr. James Mandell, a pediatric surgeon and former chief executive of Boston Children's Hospital; Paul Watanabe, chairman of political science at UMass Boston; and Beth Williams, chief executive of Roxbury Technology Corporation.