Since our inception, Neponset Strategies has been totally focused on building a strategic, quality legislative support practice.
At Neponset Strategies, our goal is to move you toward your goals. We work with you to make government more accessible and to help you navigate what can be complex relationships and processes.
With decades of experience in policy, regulatory, legislative, and operations aspects of government coupled with a keen understanding of the nonprofit and private sector worlds, our team is uniquely positioned to serve the needs of your organization.
How We Can Help
Our team has spent years working within the systems we now strive to help you navigate. We have the right relationships to get you to the doers within government agencies so that your time is well-spent as we work together to advance your priorities.
We provide a full menu of services ranging from monitoring to full-service advocacy, and tailor our approach to your specific needs.
Dianne began her career alongside former U.S. Labor Secretary Marty Walsh when he was a freshman state representative from Boston. From there, she led state public policy and intergovernmental relations for Massachusetts public safety and public health agencies. In those roles, she secured significant funding for operations and capital improvements, and policy changes to improve services to the Commonwealth's most vulnerable residents. Shortly after Walsh became Mayor in 2014, she helped him build out Boston’s first-ever Economic Development cabinet.
Dianne specializes in public safety, construction trades issues, and public health, an expertise cultivated over years in public policy, public administration, political campaigns, and consulting. She has worked extensively on Massachusetts cannabis concerns since decriminalization in 2008, through the introduction of medical marijuana in 2012, and the adult use industry currently underway.