Charles Glick, Principal and Founder:
Charles brings twenty years of experience in lobbying, policy analysis, political and media campaigns, and coalition and relationship building. He has successfully negotiated and lobbied on some of the most complex and controversial issues facing Massachusetts. During his time at CGC, Charles has spearheaded a number of successful legislative campaigns, some of which include comprehensive reform of bilingual education; passage of the state’s first genetic privacy law; preservation of the prohibition on for-profit adoption; passage of a requirement that employees receive treble damages for wage violations; a change in law recognizing physician assistants as primary care providers; a change in law granting dental hygienists the right to practice in public health settings without the supervision of a dentist; protection of housing co-ops in Massachusetts; procurement of professional licensures for both genetic counselors and behavioral analysts in Massachusetts; and passage of legislation requiring Massachusetts to divest from foreign companies doing business with Iran, while also successfully securing millions in state funding for various clients.
Prior to forming Charles Group Consulting in October 2001, Charles served as the founding Director of Government Affairs for the Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) in Boston. During his seven years with the JCRC, he successfully represented the government affairs needs of eight regional communities in Massachusetts and a dozen social and human service agencies. He helped secure thousands of dollars in government funding and guided passage of numerous pieces of legislation, including the state’s genetic privacy law. Charles continues to represent the interests of the Jewish community by serving JCRC as a current client.
In the fall of 2004, Charles served as the Director of Jewish Outreach in South Florida for John Kerry’s presidential campaign. He also served as coordinator of the out-of-state volunteers involved in Jewish outreach for the 2008 Obama campaign in Florida. In 2006, he and a colleague formed the Jewish Political Action Committee of Massachusetts, the only political action committee in the country to focus on and support the domestic policy agenda of the Jewish community.
B.A., University of California-Los Angeles
M.P.P., Harvard University
M.C.S., Brandeis University
Kate Saville Worrall, Vice President of Government Affairs:
Kate Saville Worrall serves as Charles Group Consulting’s Vice President of Government Affairs. She joined the CGC team in 2012, and brought to the position a diverse background in grassroots and direct lobbying at the state and federal level, law, public policy, and public relations. At CGC, Kate works to lobby the Massachusetts Legislature and Executive branch on behalf of CGC’s clients in a range of policy areas, including, but not limited to housing, education, healthcare, public assistance, and mental health. Together, she and Charles provide strategic, government affairs advice to clients and organize fundraising events to promote the valuable services that they provide to underserved populations. Finally, Kate assists with all aspects of running a small business, including developing new business prospects, managing budgets, maintaining social media, and organizing marketing efforts.
Before joining CGC, Kate served as Legislative Assistant and Membership Coordinator for the American Council on International Personnel (ACIP), a federal trade association focusing on education and advocacy around business immigration issues. While at ACIP, Kate advocated at the federal level, lobbying for the group’s member organizations as well as pro-immigration interests in general. In her role with this influential national organization, Kate worked closely with a number of coalitions, moderated monthly webinars and teleconferences, and served as the primary author of a weekly electronic digest read by over 800 members.
Prior to working at ACIP, Kate spent three years as a Paralegal at Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen, & Loewy, LLP, the nation’s largest business immigration law firm. In this role, she managed client relations, supervised workload, and served as the primary author of a number of key immigration cases.
B.A., Tufts University
M.P.P./M.P.A., George Washington University
Kathryn Jason, Legislative Associate:
Kathryn Jason serves as Charles Group Consulting’s Legislative Associate and office assistant. She joined the CGC team in May of 2019. Previously, Kathryn had worked as an intern in multiple State House offices and for the Department of Energy and Environmental Administration. In addition, she took an active role in College Democrats of Massachusetts throughout her years as an undergraduate, lobbying for CDM’s legislative agenda and mobilizing college students across the state to participate in campaigns and advocacy as the organization’s Vice President.
B.A., Tufts University