Board of Trustees

Chairpersons

Chair of the Board

Cynthia A. Lyons
Community Leader
Western Mass Community Org.

Vice Chair

Paul Stelzer
Owner and President
Appleton Corporation

Trustees

Jean R. Bostley, SSJ ꞌ70
Librarian
St. Joseph Central High School

Richard Bourgeois
Senior VP/Finance
MassMutual Financial Group

Anthony Cignoli
President
A.L. Cignoli Company

Kathi Donahue
Senior VP/Commercial Lending
Chicopee Savings Bank

John D. Flynn
Chief Operating Officer
Hampden Engineering Corp.

William Frain  
Former Senior VP
UBS – Painewebber

Ellen Freyman
Attorney/Partner
Shatz, Schwartz and Fentin, P.C.

Mark G. Hambley
Trustee
Next Century Foundation

Regina Noonan Hitchery
Retired

Catherine Homrok, SSJ '70
Dir. of Pastoral Ministries
Diocese of Springfield, MA

Carolyn Jacobs
Dean Emerita and Elizabeth Marting Treuhaft Professor
Smith College School of Social Work 

Joan Kagan
President/CEO
Square One 

Francis Kirley
President/CEO
Nexion Health 

Gina Kos
Executive Director
Sunshine Village

Nancy MacPherson ꞌ81
Dir., Governmental Affairs
LEGO Systems, Inc. 

Virginia Maitland, SSJ ’72
Leadership Team
Sisters of St. Joseph

Wayne McCary
Diocesan Representative
Diocese of Springfield

David O’Brien
Professor Emeritus
College of the Holy Cross

John B Quinn
Former Asst. Superintendent (Business)
City School District of New Rochelle

Kathleen Riordan '67
Former Language Educator
Springfield Public Schools 

Maxyne Schneider SSJ ꞌ65
President
Sisters of St. Joseph 

Kathy Tobin
Director of Development and Marketing
The Food Bank of Western MA

Jane Thomas SSJ ꞌ72
Retired
Shriners Hospital

Judith Zeh ’77
President of Alumni Association
Elms College

Contact

Office of the President
Sandra Talbot
Assistant to the President

413-265-2293
talbots@elms.edu