Meet the Staff

Patrick Johnson, Chief of Staff - Pat has extensive experience in organizing, policy, and Cape politics. Prior to joining Senator Cyr’s staff, Pat worked for New Politics, advising Veterans and AmeriCorps alums on how to run for office. In the 2016 cycle, he served as a consultant on several successful Massachusetts races. He also worked tirelessly to elect Mr. Cyr. Previously he served as an aide to Governor Deval Patrick and Newton Mayor Setti Warren. He is a former Chairman of Governor Patrick’s Statewide Youth Council, as well as an Eagle Scout and an Americorps alum. A Brewster native, Pat cut his teeth in politics at Nauset Regional High School, where he was inspired by the 2006 campaign of Deval Patrick. He holds a degree from Suffolk University.

Pat can be reached at 617-722-1570 or

Jordan Velozo, Legislative Director and General Counsel - A recent graduate of Northeastern University School of Law, Jordan brings with her the skills and experience necessary to carry out Senator Cyr’s legislative priorities. Prior to joining Senator Cyr’s staff, Jordan worked in the office of the outgoing-Senator Dan Wolf. Jordan is a Buzzards Bay resident and grew up working in her parents’ small business. Her policy interests include mental health, substance abuse, and animal welfare.

Jordan can be reached at 617-722-1570 or 

Leslie Sandberg, District Director - Leslie’s twenty-five year career in the public sector has established her as an expert in strategic communications, public policy, and advocacy. She has advised labor unions, non-profits, political candidates and elected officials how to successfully handle public affairs issues, campaigns and manage crises. She holds a B.A from Tufts University and a M.A. in Public Policy and Journalism from American University in Washington, D.C. Leslie was a Communications Consultant to the Cyr campaign and currently resides in Provincetown.

Leslie can be reached at 508-237-7001 or 

Rachel Lake, Operations and Constituent Services Director - Rachel joins Senator Cyr's team after working as Deputy Campaign Manager for his campaign. While studying at Northeastern University she served as an aide to the Boston City Council, where she worked with both the City of Boston and the Boston Municipal Research Bureau. Rachel was born and raised in Orleans and graduated from Nauset Regional High School.

Rachel can be reached at 617-722-1570 or 

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