Board and Staff

Office Team

It’s the small stuff that keeps us going. We are lucky to have an awesome team of volunteers from Meredith Management who help us out with administrative support! Thank you Maureen, Henia and Jon. Plus, their dogs – like Jack here – bring lots of happiness to our day! #dogsintheoffice #officedogsrock


Kate Dominguez

Meet Kate, social media whiz for SHV. What is your most memorable Stop Handgun Violence event? The GVP Student Summit. It was an absolute privilege to get to know exceptional students, and member of the Massachusetts GVP community who attended the two day event. The leadership we are seeing by young people today will change the

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Vikiana Petit-Homme

Meet Vikiana, our first student board member. Why did you choose to serve on the Stop Handgun Violence Board? We need more young people to be at tables like this to hold everyone accountable. I’m glad to represent March For Our Lives on the board as SHV becomes the fiscal sponsor for the Massachusetts chapters.

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Kevin Boyle

Meet Kevin, a Board Member since 2003. Why did you choose to serve on the Stop Handgun Violence Board? Concern regarding gun violence in our country. In 2003, gun violence in various Boston neighborhoods was very troubling. I was aware of SHV through John Rosenthal who I knew through a business relationship and asked to

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Zoe Grover

Meet Zoe, SHV Executive Director since 2013. Why did you join Stop Handgun Violence? During law school, I volunteered for Stop Handgun Violence. When a position came open I was thrilled to apply and receive it. I have been with SHV for six years and love getting to be a part of the solution to

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Jerry Belair

Meet Jerry, one of our founding Board Members! Why did you choose to serve on the Stop Handgun Violence Board? I had worked in gun violence prevention in California in the late 1970’s and early 1980’s. When John Rosenthal began SHV in 1994 it was an easy transition. Having hunted in New Hampshire and Canada

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Oedipus

Meet Oedipus, a founding Board Member. How many years have you served on the Stop Handgun Violence Board? Since its inception [1994]. Why did you choose to serve on the Stop Handgun Violence Board? Common sense to curb gun violence, a national health emergency. What is your most memorable Stop Handgun Violence campaign? Creating a CD

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Kyle Kennedy Kerr

Meet Kyle, she joined the Board in 2015. Why did you choose to serve on the Stop Handgun Violence Board? My father, Michael Kennedy, and John Rosenthal started SHV 25 years ago with the pioneering goal of changing Massachusetts gun laws and culture so that real change could begin. My involvement with SHV and the movement

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Steve Sheinkopf

Meet Steve, a senior board member for 15 years. Why did you choose to serve on the Stop Handgun Violence Board? Because John has led the fight for common sense gun reform. What is your most memorable Stop Handgun Violence event? [At the billboard unveiling] Seeing the Parkland parents immigrating from Columbia to give their son

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Matt O’Neil

Meet Matt, a Board Member for over 10 years. Why did you choose to serve on the Stop Handgun Violence Board? John asked –  I also grew up in a poor tough blue collar neighborhood and understand the importance of addressing this issue. What is your most memorable Stop Handgun Violence event? Concerts Across America

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