Joe Grochmal is a sophomore in Leverett House who grew up in Great Barrington, MA. His current role in the IOP is Director of Special Projects. Last summer he interned on Capitol Hill with Congressman Richard Neal (MA-01) and traveled to Beijing to teach a seminar for HSYLC. Joe has also worked extensively with the Massachusetts Governor’s Office and with legislators from around the Commonwealth. This fall, Joe interned with Union Square Main Streets, a non-profit based in Somerville, where he led social media operations and helped coordinate community events, such as the Fluff Festival. At the IOP, Joe has been a proud member and Chair in the Policy Program and served as a MAL. He is a Government concentrator who is pursuing a secondary in History and a citation in French. On Tuesday and Thursday nights you can find Joe playing broomball on the ice over at Bright-Landry.