Kaprielian in 2011
|Massachusetts Secretary of Labor and Worforce Development|
January 17, 2014 – January 8, 2015
|Preceded by||Joanne F. Goldstein|
|Succeeded by||Ronald L. Walker II|
|Massachusetts Registrar of Motor Vehicles|
|Preceded by||Anne L. Collins|
|Succeeded by||Celia Blue|
|Member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives|
|Preceded by||Warren Tolman|
|Succeeded by||Jon Hecht|
|Born||June 24, 1968|
Rachel Kaprielian (born June 24, 1968) is an American politician who served as a member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives, Massachusetts Registrar of Motor Vehicles, and Massachusetts Secretary of Labor and Workforce Development.
Kaprielian was born in 1968 in Boston, Massachusetts. From 1995 to 2008 Kaprielian represented portions of Cambridge and Watertown in the Massachusetts House of Representatives. She finished her law studies at Suffolk University in 2000 and received a Masters of Public Service from Harvard University in 2003. In May 2008 she accepted an appointment as the Massachusetts Registrar of Motor Vehicles from Governor Deval Patrick. She was named Secretary of Labor and Workforce Development on January 17, 2014.
In 2015 she was appointed Regional Director (MA, RI, CT, VT, ME, NH) for the United States Department of Health and Human Services.
- "History of Women in the Massachusetts Legisature (1923 to date)" (PDF). Archives.lib.state.ma.us. Retrieved 16 July 2018.
- Fennimore, Jillian. "Kaprielian tapped to run Registry of Motor Vehicles". Archived from the original on 2011-05-20. Retrieved 2008-05-22.
- "Local Politics". Boston Herald. Retrieved 2017-05-10.
- "Governor Patrick Appoints New Secretary of EOLWD". Archived from the original on 2014-02-01. Retrieved 2014-01-30.
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