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Women's Leadership Connection Featuring Mayor of Fitchburg Sam Squailia
Samantha 'Sam' Squailia is currently serving her first term as Mayor of the City of Fitchburg. She was elected on November 7th, 2023 as the 46th Mayor and the 3rd female mayor in the City of Fitchburg. She is a lifelong resident of Fitchburg, attending Kindergarten through Middle School in Fitchburg Public Schools. Mayor Sam Squailia is an alumnus of Leominster Center for Technical Education & High School. She then completed her A.S. & B.S. in Architectural Building Engineering from New England Institute of Technology in Warwick, Rhode Island.
She obtained her Master's Certificate in Sustainable Building Design from Boston Architectural College, Master’s Certificate in Regulatory Affairs in Cannabis Control from Clark University, and a Resident Leadership Institute Certificate Cohort 6 from Fitchburg State University.
Mayor Sam Squailia is a Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design Accredited Professional in Building Design & Construction, LEED AP BD&C, with 25 years of experience in Architectural Building Engineering & Project Management.
Mayor Sam Squailia has served in a volunteer capacity on numerous boards throughout the City and State, including the MassDOT Massachusetts Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Board MABPAB, Board of Directors of the Massachusetts Municipal Association, Keep Massachusetts Beautiful, Keep Fitchburg Beautiful, Fitchburg Pride, Fitchburg Greenway Committee, Stratton Players, Fitchburg Cultural Alliance, Friends of Fitchburg Abolitionist Park, Friends of Fitchburg DOGS, Inc, Voter Choice MA State Advisory Board, Fitchburg Farmer’s Market, & Longsjo Middle School PTO.
Prior to being elected Mayor, Mayor Sam Squailia served 6 years on the Fitchburg City Council as Councilor at Large, first elected in 2017. She has a daughter Nicolette, and is married to her spouse Nicholas.
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