Cynthia Stone Creem

Majority Leader

Senator Cynthia Stone Creem was elected to the Senate in 1999 to represent her hometown of Newton as well as Brookline and parts of Wellesley. She is the Majority Leader of the Senate as well as Chair of the Senate Committee on Global Warming and Climate Change and Vice Chair of the Senate Committee on Ethics.

Senator Creem has led in the Senate on many of its top issue areas, including education, the environment and climate change, health care, civil rights, civil liberties, economic equality and criminal justice reform. Prior to her election to the Senate, she served on the Governor’s Council and, before that, Newton Board of Aldermen.

She earned a B.S. from Boston University and a J.D. from Boston University School of Law. She and her husband now live in Newton Centre near her son and his family.