FALMOUTH, MA (February 21, 2023) – Falmouth Road Race, Inc., organizer of the ASICS Falmouth Road Race, one of America’s premier running events, is pleased to welcome Travis Watson and Jason Cullinane to its Board of Directors.
Travis Watson is the Director of Racial Equity and Community Engagement at Massachusetts Housing Investment Corporation (MHIC) where he is responsible for ensuring that MHIC-financed projects maximize the participation of Black and brown-owned businesses and Black and brown workers. Additionally, Travis serves as a commissioner on the Boston Employment Commission, which oversees Boston’s jobs policy for city-assisted construction projects.
Travis grew up in Falmouth, was a competitive sprinter at Falmouth High School, and spent many summers volunteering and working for the Falmouth Road Race. Travis graduated with high honors from Brandeis University with a B.A. in African and African-American studies.
Jason Cullinane served as an officer in the U.S. Army, where he deployed to Bosnia, Afghanistan, and Iraq. He achieved the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, attended the U.S. Army War College, worked at The Pentagon, and recently retired to Falmouth after over 20 years of service. Jason is an elected Town Meeting member in Falmouth, sits on the Falmouth Finance Committee, and is a board member of FalmouthNet.
Jason was a member of Falmouth High School’s 1985 Massachusetts All State Cross Country Championship team, and later served as captain of the team. Jason is a 1993 graduate of Fitchburg State University where he was a 4-time NCAA All-American in track & field. After graduating, Jason competed for the Army where he qualified for the 1996 Olympic Trials in Track & Field, and later placed 9th in the U.S. in 1998 for the 3000m Steeplechase.
“I could not be more pleased to welcome Travis and Jason to the Board of Directors,” said Scott Ghelfi, president of the Falmouth Road Race, Inc. board of directors. “Like all of us on the board, these new members bring a deep, personal understanding of the Falmouth Road Race while their professional experience will help to reinforce our connection with the community.”
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