Chairpersons

CHAIR OF THE BOARD

Cynthia A. Lyons
Community Leader
Western Mass Community Org.

VICE CHAIR

Kathleen M. Kane
Wealth Management Advisor
Northwestern Mutual

Trustees

Beth E. Anderson
Founder and CEO
Phoenix Charter Academy Network

Jean R. Bostley ’70, SSJ
Former Librarian
St. Joseph High School

Anthony Cignoli
President
A.L. Cignoli Company

Rev. John E. Connors
Diocesan Representative
Diocese of Springfield, MA

Pascale Desir
Chief Legal Officer
Way Finders

Elizabeth G. Dineen ’77
Executive Director
YWCA of Western Massachusetts

Dr. Jose R. Fernandez
Co-Owner
Sunrise Behavioral Health Clinic

Mark M. Fulco
Former President
Mercy Medical Center

Melissa R. Gillis ꞌ96
Attorney
Bacon Wilson, P.C.

Steven P. Gobel
First Vice President
Morgan Stanley

Fawwaz Habbal
Executive Dean for Education and Research
Harvard University

Kristin Ferriter Hagan ’96
Alumna
Elms College

Mark G. Hambley
Trustee
Next Century Foundation

Peter J. Harrington
Senior Legal Counsel
University of Rhode Island

Regina Noonan Hitchery ’71
Former VP of Human Resources
Alcoa, Inc.

Carolyn Jacobs, M.S.W., Ph.D.
Dean Emerita
Smith College School for Social Work

Joan B. Kagan
President and Chief Executive Officer
Square One

Francis P. Kirley
President and Chief Executive Officer
Nexion Health

Nancy D. MacPherson ꞌ81
Retired
LEGO Systems, Inc.

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

Paul Marchese, MBA ChFC
Senior Vice President
St. Germain Investment Management

Richard Meelia
Principal
Meelia Ventures, LLC

John B. Quinn
Former Assistant Superintendent
City School District of New Rochelle, NY

Martha R. Ross ’87
Independent Cabi Stylist
Cabi

Joan Ryzewicz ’71, SSJ
President
Sisters of St. Joseph

Eleanor M. Spring ’63, SSJ
Retired
Sisters of St. Joseph

Theresa Stec ’78
President, Alumni Association
Elms College

Paul M. Stelzer
Owner and President
Appleton Corporation

Eileen O’Leary Sullivan
Partner
Development Associates

Richard K. Sullivan Jr.
President and Chief Executive Officer
Western Mass Economic Development Council (EDC)

Jane Thomas ’72, SSJ
Head of Tech Team
Sisters of St. Joseph

Kathy L. Tobin
Director of Annual Giving & Events
Baystate Health Foundation

Michael Vann
President
The Vann Group, LLC