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Edward C. Sullivan is a lifelong resident of West Springfield and a distinguished member of the West Springfield Community. He served as Mayor of West Springfield and is credited with advancing key economic development initiatives within the community. A business man for more than 30 years, Sullivan is Executive Vice President of Sullivan Paper Company, Inc. His responsibilities include oversight of facilities, personnel, environmental compliance and capital purchases.
Active in the community, Sullivan has been a school committee member, a town meeting member and with the change in government from a town to a city in 2000, he became the first President of the West Springfield City Council, serving for nearly six years.
He serves on national boards related to the paper industry and is an active member of the Associated Industries of Massachusetts. Additionally, he has volunteered on numerous boards within the West Springfield community serving as Director of the West Springfield Credit Union, Past President of the West Springfield Rotary Club, and Marshall of the West Springfield St. Patrick’s Committee among others. Sullivan also coached Girls Varsity Track & Field and Cross Country for six seasons at West Springfield High School.
Sullivan received his Bachelor of Science degree from Springfield College.