Title: Retired State Agency Administrator
Company: Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission
Location: Lithia, Florida, United States
Nancy T. Mason Richmond, BA, Retired Director of Contracts at Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Executives for dedication, achievements, and leadership in service to the deaf community.
At the age of 19, Ms. Richmond became a member of the Episcopal Church in which the head priest stressed the importance of civic responsibility. From her faith, Ms. Richmond chose to dedicate her career to serving others, and she has since excelled in her more than 30-year career working with the hearing impaired and utilizing sign language. In 1977, she earned a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Massachusetts, Boston. She pursued additional study at the Institute of Governmental Services and The Auditor’s Institute. Most recently in her career, Ms. Richmond was the director of contracts to the Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission from 1986 until her retirement in 1998. Prior, she was an assistant director of the Massachusetts Office of Deafness, now called the Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, from 1978 to 1986 and a management consultant for the East Boston Community Development Association from 1973 to 1978.
In the earlier years of her career, Ms. Richmond served as a community liaison for Action for Boston Community Development from 1968 to 1973 and as an assistant to the chief justice at the Massachusetts Superior Court from 1964 to 1968. For her unmatched success in her work, Ms. Richmond received a Governor’s Citation for Outstanding Performance in 1993 and a Community Service Award from Northeastern University in 1986. A prolific writer in addition to her socially broad capabilities, she has authored “Bromley-Heath Security Patrols,” “Reorganization of East Boston Community Development Corporation,” and “How to Start Your Own Small Business.” Ms. Richmond holds membership with the National Organization of Women, the Massachusetts State Association of the Deaf, the Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission Statewide Central Office Directors, and the Red Hat Society. To attest to her career accomplishments, Ms. Richmond can also be found in numerous editions of Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in American Politics, and Who’s Who of American Women.
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