Emergency Management Team

Fire Chief John Sullivan is the Chair of the Brookline Emergency Management Team (EMT) and also serves as the town's Emergency Management Director.  

The Brookline EMT integrates Fire, Police, Emergency Medical Services (EMS), Public Health, Public Works, Buildings, Schools, Recreation and other departments into unified command to respond to emergency situations within the town.


John F. Sullivan, Fire Chief, Emergency Management Director        

Cheryl Anne Snyder, Emergency Management Coordinator, Office of Emergency Management          

Melvin Kleckner, Town Administrator      

Melissa Goff, Deputy Town Administrator             

Devon Williams, Director, Administrative Services, Public Information Officer       

Keith Flaherty, Chief of Operations, Fire Department        

Supt. Mark Morgan, Interim Chief, Police Department

Lt. Jennifer Paster, Public Information Officer, Police Department              

Sgt. Casey Hatchett, Emergency Preparedness / CERT Coordinator, Police Department      

Nick Goon, Police Officer / CERT Coordinator, Police Department               

Kevin Mont, EMS Operations & Emergency Preparedness Director, Fallon Ambulance Service

Dr. Swannie Jett, Director, Department of Public Health

Dai Nguyen, Public Health Sanitarian, Department of Public Health

William McGroarty Director, Veterans Services   

Erin Gallentine, Commissioner, Public Works

Kevin Johnson, Director, Highway & Sanitation Division, Department of Public Works

Frederick Russell, Director, Water & Sewer Division, Department of Public Works

Leigh Jackson, Director, Recreation Department

Mary Ellen Normen, Deputy Superintendent, Public Schools of Brookline               

Tricia Laham, Coordinator of School Health Services, Public Schools of Brookline

Daniel Bennett, Commissioner, Building Department       

Feng Yang, Acting Chief Information Officer, Information Technology Department    

Dr. Lloyd Gellineau, Chief Diversity Officer, Office of Diversity, Inclusion and Community Relations