Egleston Square Main Street gets interim director

December 20, 2013
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Giovanna Tapia has been chosen to be the interim executive director of Egleston Square Main Street (ESMS), a nonprofit business promotion and historic preservation organization.

Tapia will head the organization while a permanent replacement is found for former Executive Director Betsy Cowan, who announced last month she is taking a job at the City’s Office of Business Development.

Tapia said in an interview with the Gazette she is “very familiar with the area,” as she teaches a computer class in Spanish at the Egleston Square Branch of the Boston Public Library. Tapia, who runs a Spanish immersion program in Jamaica Plain and Brookline, will work part-time at ESMS. Her previous work includes a stint at the Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Development Corporation.

Tapia said she expects to be in the position for two to three months and will assist in the process to find a new executive director.

For more information, visit eglestonsquare.org.

Giovanna Tapia, interim executive director of Egleston Square Main Street. (Courtesy Photo)

Giovanna Tapia, interim executive director of Egleston Square Main Street. (Courtesy Photo)

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