Attorney Joseph C. Ferreira has been appointed as a member of the Bristol Community College Board of Trustees.

Joseph C. Ferreira earned a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice degree from Bryant University, graduated from the Southeast Massachusetts Regional Police Academy and earned a Juris Doctor degree from the Southern New England School of Law.

Ferreira is a member of the Massachusetts Governor’s Council, representing District 1. He is an Attorney with the Keches Law Group, a licensed Real Estate Broker and previously served with the Somerset Police Department for 30 years, working his way through the ranks of Sergeant, Lieutenant, Detective Lieutenant and Chief of Police. Ferreira was also selected for a Massachusetts Superior Court Judicial Clerkship where he served more than 20 Justices in both civil and criminal sessions of the Superior Court. In addition to these roles, he volunteers extensively in his community, including previously as a Special Assistant Prosecutor for the Bristol County District Attorney's Office.

Ferreira resides in Somerset and is the proud father of three daughters.

Bristol Community College’s Board of Trustees is made up of regional business and community leaders who work tirelessly to ensure the college’s institutional initiatives remain at the highest level of quality.