Staff

 

EoiPYZNJ

Daniella Torres, Executive Director

Daniella has lived in the Fenway since 2008.

She earned her Master’s degree from Simmons College in Secondary Education; she earned her Bachelor’s degree in Sociology from the University of Massachusetts, Boston. Formerly a teacher, Daniella primarily taught teenagers with moderate to severe emotional and behavioral disabilities.

Daniella was deeply involved in the planning process for almost three years prior to center opening its doors. She served as Co-Chair of the Fenway Community Center Ad Hoc Working Group, an unaffiliated working group formed to provide community input towards the new Fenway Community Center. Specific responsibilities included attending meetings with Abbey Group to relay community input, leading monthly meetings with Fenway residents to gather feedback, promoting monthly meetings, crafting agendas, and extensive email communication to coordinate the entire process.

When not working, she enjoys gardening and volunteering at the Fenway Victory Gardens, one of the nation’s oldest continually running victory gardens in the country.

She also enjoys knitting, 80s aerobics, and reading.