December 28 2018,  Revere




In an article “First female City Council President and Vice President “dynamic duo” adorned with flowers published on Dec. 21, a list was published named past female councillors who served as council presidents. However, the list was in fact only of women who served as councillors, regardless of whether they served as council president. The Revere Advocate apologizes for the error.

According to City Clerk Ashley Melnik, the following women served on the City Council:


1976:  Elvira Curcio, Rita Singer

1977:  Elvira Curcio, Rita Singer

1978:  Elvira Curcio, Rita Singer

1979:  Elvira Curcio, Rita Singer

1980:  Elvira Curcio, Catherine Penn, Rita Singer (Vice President)

1981:  Elvira Curcio, Catherine Penn, Rita Singer

1982:  Catherine Penn, Rita Singer

1983:  Catherine Penn (President), Rita Singer

1984:  Catherine Penn, Rita Singer

1985:  Catherine Penn, Rita Singer

1986:  Catherine Penn, Rita Singer

1987:  Rita Singer

1988:  Linda Rosa, Rita Singer

1989:  Linda Rosa, Rita Singer

1990:  Linda Rosa (Vice President), Rita Singer

1991:  Linda Rosa, Rita Singer

1992:  Linda Rosa, Rita Singer

1993:  Linda Rosa (Vice President), Rita Singer

1996:  Denise Salemi

1997:  Denise Salemi

1998:  Denise Salemi

1999:  Denise Salemi

2012:  Jessica Giannino

2013:  Jessica Giannino (Vice President)

2014:  Jessica Giannino

2015:  Jessica Giannino

2016:  Jessica Giannino (President), Joanne McKenna

2017:  Jessica Giannino, Joanne McKenna

2018:  Jessica Giannino (President), Joanne McKenna

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