BOSTON—In the aftermath of the second audit critical of some of the operations and policies of the Boston Redevelopment Authority, Boston Mayor Martin Walsh has proposed to replace two long-standing board directors.

On Monday, the mayor nominated Priscilla Rojas, an executive with John Hancock Financial, and Carol Downs, co-owner and general manager of Bella Luna & The Milky Way in Jamaica Plain, to the Boston Redevelopment Authority and Economic Development Industrial Corporation board of directors. If the nominations are confirmed by the City Council, they would take the place of directors Consuelo Gonzales-Thornell and Paul Foster whose terms have expired. Gonzales-Thornell is the longest serving member currently on the BRA/EDIC board, having served since 1989. Foster has served on the board since 2006. The five-member board of directors is comprised of four mayoral appointees and one appointee by the governor. Downs will become treasurer of the board, the position formerly filled by Gonzales-Thornell

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