By All Means

Salem, MA



  • Mayor: Kim Driscoll
  • City Council President: Josh H. Turiel
  • Governor: Charlie Baker


  • School Governance Structure: The School Committee consists of 9 elected members. The Mayor serves as the Chair of the Committee.
  • Chief State School Officer: Mitchell D. Chester
  • Superintendent: Margarita Ruiz
  • Salem Teachers Union President: Beth Kontos


  • Board of Health Chairperson: Sharma Alam
  • SEIU United Healthcare East Vice President: Tyrek D. Lee, Sr.


Community Data: 

Crime Rate Data (according to Neighborhood Scout):

  • 3.64 annual violent crimes per 1,000 residents
  • 28.3 annual property crimes per 1,000 residents
  • Crime Index of 19 (safer than 19% of cities in the U.S.)

Primary Health Care Organizations:

  • North Shore Medical Center
  • North Shore Community Health Center


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