The Cutlers at Herring Run Park in Pembroke
About Josh Cutler
Josh Cutler is State Representative for the Sixth Plymouth District, which includes the towns of Pembroke, Duxbury and Hanson.
Josh, 42, is a Duxbury resident and South Shore native. He currently serves as a member of the following committees: Small Business and Community Development, Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure, Election Laws and House Post Audit and Oversight.
Prior to being elected to the legislature, Josh served as a newspaper editor and publisher for his third-generation family business. During his career Josh also work as an account executive for a high-tech public relations firm in Boston, working with clients such as Texas Instruments, Raytheon and Cisco Systems. Prior to that he served as Legislative Aide in the Mass. House of Representatives, where he worked on regional government, health care reform and land conservation issues.
Josh spent his formative years in Duxbury and Marshfield. He later graduated from Skidmore College with a B.A. in political science and put himself through law school at night at Suffolk University Law School. He is currently working toward a Master's Degree in Public Policy from UMass-Dartmouth.
Josh served as an elected member of the Duxbury Planning Board from 2009 to 2013, and prior to moving back to Duxbury was a Selectman in the town of Hull. He is currently a member of the Duxbury Democratic Town Committee, the Duxbury Alternative Energy Committee and co-chairs the Solar Energy Subcommittee.
An active volunteer, Josh serves on the Board of Directors for the Duxbury Free Library, Inc., the Duxbury Rural & Historical Society and Pembroke Chamber of Commerce. He is a Meal on Wheels driver and a member of the Duxbury 375th Committee and the War Memorial Committee.
Josh lives in West Duxbury with his wife, Leslie, a mental health counselor with a private practice in Pembroke; their son Charlie and daughter Delilah; and three rambunctious labs. In his spare time, Josh enjoys photography, fishing, coaching youth sports and writing mystery novels.
Cutler’s family has deep South Shore roots. His mother, Suzanne, a Pembroke resident, is a former head of South Shore NOW and development director for the National Consumer Law Center. His step-mother, Catherine, is the reverend at First Parish Church in Duxbury. His late father, David, was the founder of Mariner Newspapers and a passionate advocate of veteran's and conservation issues. The David S. Cutler Forest was dedicated to him by Duxbury voters in 2010.
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