Bridget Ray-Canada was elected from Ward 1 in 2017. Bridget is engaged in the schools and the broader Boston community. She is active on the Newton North PTSO and participates in GBIO's criminal justice reform advocacy. She has over 20 years of professional experience in supply chain management, project management and engages in youth mentoring. Bridget is currently a Global Product Manager at Cabot Corporation. She is a graduate of Spelman College and Georgia Tech where she holds a dual degree in Industrial Engineering and Physics and a MBA from Georgia State University. Bridget and her husband (Boston native) moved to Newton four years ago and has two children, NNHS class of 2019 and an adult daughter.