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The 190th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Representative Shawn Dooley Republican - 9th Norfolk

Shawn Dooley was sworn in to the Massachusetts Legislature by Governor Deval Patrick on January 29, 2014 after winning the Special Election on January 7th. Shawn represents the 9th Norfolk District which contains the towns of Medfield, Millis, Norfolk, Plainville, Walpole, and Wrentham.

Shawn serves as a full time legislator and as an on- call firefighter/EMT for the Town of Plainville. He has also served on the Norfolk Fire Department. He is married to Attorney CiCi Van Tine and has four children. Caroline (19) who will be attending the United States Naval Academy beginning on June 30th, Emma (11), Jack (10), and Will (8) who are all avid hockey players. In his swearing in speech Mr. Dooley quoted from President Kennedy’s “City Upon a Hill” speech and called upon his fellow legislators to put People Before Politics. In his closing he stated that, “Our Commonwealth should not only serve as a Beacon of Hope, but as the very definition of Liberty. Let us embrace our destiny and prove to the nation what greatness can be accomplished when we stand united.”

Personal Information


State Representative, On-Call Firefighter / EMT - Plainville Fire Department


CiCi Van Tine




2 Dogs, 2 Horses, 2 Cats, and 1 very nervous hamster

  • Triathlons, all Boston Sports, and coaching his kids various teams

Career Highlights

  • Elected in a Special Election on January 7, 2014 to replace Representative Dan Winslow
  • Served on the Presidential Transition Team for President George H. W. Bush (1989)
  • Owned and operated a small construction company with a focus on residential remodeling and additions
  • Served in a variety of different capacities in the financial services industry and held numerous licenses with the NASD

Education & Public Service

  • Auburn University, B.A.
  • Anna Maria College, M.P.A. (anticipated graduation Spring 2014)
  • CMC - Certified Municipal Clerk
  • CFP - Certified Financial Planner & ChFC - Chartered Financial Consultant
  • Chairman, Norfolk School Committee (2010-2014)
  • Town Clerk, Town of Norfolk (2011-2014)
  • Norfolk Zoning Board of Appeals (2007-2011)
  • Member - Norfolk Republican Town Committee