Andrea Pessolano – Chief of Staff

As Chief of Staff, Andrea Pessolano manages the operations of Senator Keenan’s office and serves as the main liaison for the district’s municipal officials and MBTA matters, in addition to being involved in legislation. She began her career in the State House 5 years ago working in the House of Representatives, and later joined Senator Keenan’s office as Legislative Director before becoming Chief of Staff. Andrea is a proud graduate of Boston College with a degree in Political Science.

Doreen Bargoot – Director of Constituent Services/ Scheduler

Doreen Bargoot is the staff member who generally answers calls and greets visitors to Senator Keenan’s office. A resident of the Wollaston section of Quincy, Doreen commutes to the State House on the Red Line every day. She is a self-professed people person with a degree in Journalism from Suffolk University. She is happy to be back on Beacon Hill, this time as Constituent Services Director and Scheduler.

Morgan Simko – Legislative Director

Morgan Simko is the Legislative Director in the office, where she oversees Senator Keenan’s policy priorities and work relative to the Joint Committee on Housing. Prior to this role, she served as the Communications Director in the office. She holds a Master’s in Public Health from Boston University School of Public Health, with a concentration in health policy and law, and has a background in relationship building, academic writing, and grassroots organizing.