We Are ECCo

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Our network of 39 congregations and the North Shore Labor Council brings many hands to the work and is the heart of ECCO. By working and learning together, we are able to bring about vital changes on the local, county, and state levels.


  • Dr. Alexandra Piñeros-Shields, Executive Director

  • Rabbi Margie Klein Ronkin, Director of Clergy and Leadership Development

  • Rev. Annie Belmer, Operations Manager

  • Rev. Bernadette Hickman-Maynard, Racial Justice Organizer

  • Aviva Herr-Welber, Community Organizer

  • Isabel Lopez, Immigrant Organizer


  • Angela Arce, Immaculate Conception, Salem, President

  • Tracy Best, Bethel AME, Lynn, Vice President

  • Sam Silverman, Temple Ahavat Achim, Gloucester, Secretary

  • Dulany Alexander - St. Andrew’s, Marblehead, Treasurer

  • Debbie Boggs, UU Church of Greater Lynn, Swampscott

  • Arthur Akers, Zion Baptist, Lynn

  • Debbie Frontierrro, UU Essex

  • Ellen Reis

  • Oliviero Diaz

  • Rev. Dr. Ian Holland, First Church Swampscott

  • Rev. Dr. André Bennett, Zion Baptist, Lynn

  • Bob Reynolds, North Shore Labor Council, Lynn