Bio: Roberta McCulloch-Dews currently serves as Director of Administrative Services within the Office of the Mayor and serves as the Public Information Officer for the City of Pittsfield. A communications professional with more than 20 years of experience, Roberta began her career as a newspaper journalist in 2000, and later transitioned to marketing communications and public relations. In the Berkshires, her roles included that of communications liaison for the CEO of Berkshire Health Systems, as well as, several positions at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (MCLA). Roberta serves as a Trustee on the board for the Norman Rockwell Museum, and is also on the board for the Elizabeth Freeman Center. She is an active member of the Equity and Diversity Committee for the Central Berkshire Regional School District and a youth mentor with the Rites of Passage Empowerment Program (R.O.P.E). She is a former Commissioner on the Berkshire County Commission on the Status of Women.
In 2015, Roberta was selected as a finalist for the Berkshire Trendsetters Changemaker under 40 award, and in 2016, Roberta was part of the inaugural class of 40 Under Forty, selected by Berkshire Community College. In 2012, Roberta participated in a year-long program, the Leadership Institute for Public Policy and Impact, through the Women’s Fund of Western Massachusetts. Roberta graduated from New York University (NYU) with a bachelor’s degree in Print Journalism. In 2019, she earned her master’s degree in Social and Public Policy and an Advanced Certificate in Project Management from SUNY Empire. Roberta and her husband, Warren Dews, Jr., have three children, Warren III, West, and Kennedy.
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BBPW Committees: Board, Communications co-chair
BBPW Member since: 2021