Office of State Rep. Tom Sannicandro
State Representative Tom Sannicandro represents the 7th Middlesex District, which consists of South Framingham and Ashland.
Sannicandro grew up in Framingham and attended both Framingham South High School and Marian High School. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in English from the College of the Holy Cross, received his JD from Suffolk Law School, earned a Masters of Public Administration at Harvard, and is currently pursuing a PhD at the Lurie Institute for Disability Policy at Brandeis University.
Sannicandro opened his law practice in Framingham and Ashland in 1983. His practice focuses on special education and legal issues that surround transition to adulthood for people with intellectual disabilities and their families.
Sannicandro has served as Chair of the Committee of Higher Education since January 2011. He was elected State Representative in 2004. Prior to serving in the legislature, Sannicandro was chair of the Ashland School Committee. Throughout his public service career Sannicandro has been a strong advocate for disability rights in our K-12 schools, colleges, and beyond.