2019 Parade Marshal

Congratulations to the 2019 Parade Marshal Bo Sullivan!  

Bo is a member of Westfield School Committee.  Currently, he is the Executive Director of the Irish Cultural Center in West Springfield, Massachusetts, soon to be Chief of Advancement for the Westfield Boys and Girls Club.  Previously Bo was employed as a radio talk show host at WHYN for over 20 years.  He's also been a 17-year board member of the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Westfield, serving 9 years as President.  Included in that tenure was a $3 million expansion specifically for before and after school programs for the city youth.  Bo is a graduate of the Westfield Public School system, WHS ’85.  He graduated from the University of Hartford in 1989 with a degree in communications.  Bo is married to Kris Sullivan, also a graduate of Hartford, and they have two daughters, Leighanne and Shannon, both currently attending four-year colleges, having recently graduated from Westfield High School and the Westfield Public School System.

Bo has also, been involved with numerous other charities in raising money.  Including the Jimmy Fund, YMCA, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Make a Wish, plenty of local sports teams.  He coached both daughters in soccer, basketball, softball and was a 5-year member of the Westfield Youth Soccer Association and a Board member of Westfield Little League and has been a member of the Sons of Erin since his 21st birthday!

Bo is a past member of the Scholarship Committee where he helped put on plenty of Charity horse race nights!

Bo has hosted colleen ball for 27 years!  Bo has been involved with numerous political campaigns, "some winners and some losers…"