Values Statement


We envision a future in which all Massachusetts residents have the resources they need to thrive and to live happy, healthy lives.  


The mission of the Office of State Representative Tami L. Gouveia is to lead and represent Massachusetts residents with dignity, honesty, and honor. Our aim is to engage residents of the 14th Middlesex District in the policy-making process of the Commonwealth and enable public access to information on legislative decision-making; to bring diverse perspectives together to address the complexity of the problems that families face in their everyday lives; to support the continuous development of a sustainable, thriving Commonwealth; to appreciate and understand our history and shared investment in our future, and; to advance social justice, economic opportunity, and equity for all.


We value:

  • Inherent worth and dignity of all

  • Equity and justice for all

  • Public access to democracy and transparent governance

  • Environmental sustainability and conservation of our precious resources

Our Strategy

  • Maintain open forms of communication, including web, in-person, office hours, and other outreach efforts so that residents of the 14th Middlesex District have the opportunity to learn about our mission and work.

  • Provide empathetic, solutions-oriented support to constituents who are in need of assistance.

  • Provide timely information on legislative proceedings, including committee hearings, meetings, and other events of interest to constituents.

  • Collaborate with colleagues, residents, and advocates to advance legislation that supports the health and well-being of residents and our environment.