Board and Staff

MB Jarosik

Meet MB, an active Board Member for 4 years. Why did you choose to serve on the Stop Handgun Violence Board? “Mom do you think that I could get shot at my school?” Grace Jarosik, 5th grade, 2015. I joined Stop Hand Gun Violence to volunteer in every way possible to promote gun safety and

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Jordan Warshaw

Meet Jordan, a senior Board Member for 22 years. Why did you choose to serve on the Stop Handgun Violence Board? I was a graduate student at the time of the Stockton, CA schoolyard shooting, which prompted me to do a year-long study of American gun violence and gun laws. My study convinced me that

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Melissa Nazar

Meet Melissa, a Board Member for 3 years. Why did you choose to serve on the Stop Handgun Violence Board? Because gun violence is a pervasive issue in communities across our country… and thoughts and prayers are no longer enough. What is your most memorable Stop Handgun Violence event? 50 Miles More Massachusetts–it was incredibly

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Matt Lindley

Meet Matt, a veteran Board Member since 1995. Why did you choose to serve on the Stop Handgun Violence Board? Without a focused, organized group of citizens offering a platform, it seems common sense was in danger of being lost. What is your most memorable Stop Handgun Violence campaign? Meeting the mothers of the kids

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Gail Erdos

Meet Gail, our newest Board Member who joined in July 2019. Why did you choose to serve on the Stop Handgun Violence Board? I have been volunteering with SHV for a year, and the mission aligns with my beliefs. Having become so involved in the activist side I realized I’d also like to take part

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Dominic Slowey

Meet Dominic, a contributing Board Member for 2 years. Why did you choose to serve on the Stop Handgun Violence Board? We support the work this organization has done over the past 25 years to make Massachusetts a model of how a state can have sensible gun laws and still support the Second Amendment. What

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Anne Callahan

Meet Anne, an active Board Member since 2015. Why did you choose to serve on the Stop Handgun Violence Board? It’s so disturbing that the number of deaths due to gun violence continues to rise daily. I felt compelled to use my design talent to bring awareness to this epidemic and volunteer my time to advocate for stronger gun

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