Boston City Councilor Rob Consalvo, a life-long Hyde Park resident, is 33 years old and resides in his hometown with his wife Michelle and daughter Amanda Mary.
Councilor Consalvo is a 1987 graduate of Catholic Memorial High School in West Roxbury, Massachusetts. He matriculated to Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio and graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science in 1991.
After graduation he went to work in Washington, D.C. for Senator Edward M. Kennedy. He spent over 4 years working in Washington. First Rob served in Senator Kennedy’s office and then became a press aide on the United States Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources, chaired by Senator Kennedy.
During the 9 years prior to his election on June 4, 2002, Councilor Consalvo served as an aide and the director of constituent services for State Representative Angelo M. Scaccia. While at the State House, Councilor Consalvo researched and worked on nine state budgets, writing language and drafting budget amendments.
His community involvement includes coaching and serving as a board member of the Hyde Park Jr. A.A., Vice-Chairman of the board of the Hyde Park YMCA, board member of the Greater Roslindale Health Center, Corporator at the Hyde Park Savings Bank and member of the Board of Directors of the Hyde Park Board of Trade. He is also a member of the Hyde Park Lions Club, the Roslindale Sons of Italy, the Holy Name Society of Most Precious Blood and is a Friend of the Hyde Park and West Roxbury Branch Libraries.
Councilor Consalvo serves as the Boston City Council’s Chairman of the Public Safety Committee, Chairman of the City & Neighborhood Services Committee, Vice-Chair of the Committee on Housing and Vice-Chairman of the Health and Human Services Committee. Councilor Consalvo also serves as a member of numerous other committees including, Boston 2004, Education, Intergovernmental Relations, Labor, New Bostonians, Planning & Economic Development, and Ways & Means.