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Robert Orthman joined the RVMS board in 2016. Rob is an active Roslindale resident involved in numerous civic initiatives including WalkUP Roslindale, the Ward 20 Democratic Committee, New Leaders Council, and the Big Brother Association as a "big brother" for over a decade. Rob is a practicing attorney and former aide on the Boston City Council. He is a graduate of Boston Latin School, Boston College, and Suffolk University Law School. Rob is a member of the RVMS Finance Committee and previously served as vice-president of the board and former co-chair of the Economic Development Committee (EDC). As a board member, Rob has particularly focused on advising small business owners on local permitting processes and advocating for advancements to the Roslindale Village public realm and spaces.