Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced the appointment of Giselle Sterling of the North End as Commissioner of Veterans’ Services for the City of Boston. She will be the first Latina and first woman to hold this position. Sterling has served as interim Commissioner for the department since January 16, 2015.
“Giselle is an effective leader and I’m pleased to make permanent her appointment as Veterans’ Services Commissioner,” said Mayor Walsh. “Her commitment to advocacy and serving our veterans is invaluable to our community and our city, and I’m pleased she’ll continue serving with us in this capacity.”
“I am grateful to Mayor Walsh for this opportunity to serve Boston veterans,” said Sterling. “It is my honor to work for the men and women who have worn the uniform for our country.”