Since our inception, Neponset Strategies has been totally focused on building a strategic, quality legislative support practice.
At Neponset Strategies, our goal is to move you toward your goals. We work with you to make government more accessible and to help you navigate what can be complex relationships and processes.
With decades of experience in policy, regulatory, legislative, and operations aspects of government coupled with a keen understanding of the nonprofit and private sector worlds, our team is uniquely positioned to serve the needs of your organization.
How We Can Help
Our team has spent years working within the systems we now strive to help you navigate. We have the right relationships to get you to the doers within government agencies so that your time is well-spent as we work together to advance your priorities.
We provide a full menu of services ranging from monitoring to full-service advocacy, and tailor our approach to your specific needs.
Our Founding Partners
Before establishing Neponset Strategies, Dianne began her career as the first legislative aide to Boston Mayor Marty Walsh when he was state representative. Shortly after he became Mayor in 2014, she worked to help him build out Boston’s first-ever Economic Development cabinet.
Her experience includes policy development for legislative, executive, and independent state agencies, municipal government relations, and private consulting. Dianne specializes in public safety, construction trades issues, and public health. She has worked extensively on Massachusetts cannabis concerns since decriminalization in 2008, through the introduction of medical marijuana in 2012 and the adult use industry currently in formation.
Daniel J. Delaney
Harvard-trained with more than fifteen years of experience in legislative and regulatory affairs, and advocacy. Dan brings a rare combination of elite policy expertise, hands-on experience, and a facility for effective communication to his work.
Specializing in public health, health care, economic development, and grass-roots/grass-tips advocacy and strategic community and municipal engagement, Neponset Strategies is uniquely poised to serve your governmental affairs and policy development needs.