Who We Are
We are Milton residents committed to advocating for increasing the supply of affordable housing in Town and diversifying the Town’s population.
Robert has lived with his family in Milton for over 30 years, is a public health information systems consultant, is a co-founder of AIM, has been active with various election campaigns, and is a member of Milton For Peace.
Linda is the assistant general counsel for the Massachusetts Department of Industrial Accidents and serves on several appointed advisory boards, including the Community Advisory Board for GBH public television and radio in Boston and the Milton Equity and Justice For All Advisory Committee.
She is the daughter of an African-American war veteran and a Korean immigrant mother.
Geoff is a professor at Boston University School of Social Work, where he teaches community organizing and advocacy. For over 20 years before joining the BU faculty, he led statewide non-profits working on housing and health issues and served as a senior manager at the Mass. Dept. of Public Health. He is a co-founder of AIM, served in Milton Town Meeting for 20 years, and has been active in town affairs since moving to Milton in 1988.
Danya Raphael, a resident of Milton for almost two decades, is a Corporate Marketing Director for Merchants Fleet where she oversees PR, Brand and Corporate Communications. For the past few years, she has continued to serve on the DEI Committee at work. In 2020, she was appointed by the Select Board to serve on Milton’s Housing Committee. This year she moved on to the town’s Affordable Housing Trust. Through this advocacy group, she will continue to help promote and drive awareness towards affordable and equitable housing for all who want to call Milton home.
Julie has been a resident of Milton since 2001 and is currently serving as the Chair of Milton’s Affordable Housing Trust. She is a real estate development professional working for Preservation of Affordable Housing (POAH), a regional developer, owner and manager of mixed-income communities. She focuses on project acquisition and redevelopment, including predevelopment assessment and budgeting, preconstruction analysis and programming, financial and project oversight. Julie is a graduate of Case Western Reserve University with a degree in mechanical engineering, and earned a Masters of Science degree in Real Estate Finance and Development from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Tom is the executive director of the Massachusetts Community & Banking Council. For thirty years, he served as executive director of the Massachusetts Affordable Housing Alliance in Dorchester. Tom is a member of the Milton Community Preservation Committee and Milton Affordable Housing Trust Fund and an elected town meeting member since 2000. He serves on the board of the Massachusetts Property Insurance Underwriting Association (Fair Plan) and also is the chairperson of the steering committee of the statewide Community Preservation Coalition. Tom lives with his wife, Eileen, in precinct 4.