Julian will maintain LGBTQ representation of the Cape & Islands District in Massachusetts.
Julian Cyr serves in the Massachusetts Senate representing Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard, and Nantucket. Elected to the State Senate in 2016, Julian is the youngest senator in the 40-member body and is one of two LGBTQ-identified senators. He is Chair of the Joint Committee on Community Development and Small Business, Vice Chair of the Joint Committee on Elder Affairs, Vice Chair of the Joint Committee on Tourism, Arts, and Cultural Development, and serves on committees with oversight of public health, housing, municipalities and regional government, environment and agriculture, and social welfare. Prior to his election, he served as director of policy and regulatory affairs for environmental health at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. Previously, under Massachusetts Governor Deval L. Patrick, he worked closely with members of the Legislature as deputy director for government affairs. From 2011-2017, Julian also served on the Massachusetts Commission on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Questioning (LGBTQ) Youth, including a highly productive tenure as chair in 2013 and 2014. Julian graduated with a degree in public policy and community health from New York University. He participated in the Victory Institute’s Bohnett Leaders Fellowship at Harvard Kennedy School’s Senior Executives in State and Local Government.
Importance of Candidacy:
- Julian will maintain LGBTQ representation of the Cape & Islands District in Massachusetts.