Board of Directors 2021 

Board of Directors
Private Sector Co-Chair: Charles Dwyer, Middlesex Savings Bank
Public Sector Co-Chair: Kristen Las, Town of Shrewsbury
Private Sector Co-Vice Chair: Dan Feeney, Beals + Thomas
Public Sector Co-Vice Chair: Sarah Raposa, Town of Medfield
Clerk: Peter Martin, Bowditch and Dewey LLP
Treasurer: Gino Carlucci, Town of Sherborn

JJ Alberts, Dean College
Derek Brindisi, Town of Upton
Patrick Cahill, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Ellen Carlucci, UMass Memorial - Marlborough Hospital
Duncan Chapman, Devens Enterprise Commission (Harvard Representative)
Karen Chapman, Corridor 9/495 Regional Chamber of Commerce
George Coutros, Sanofi
Ashley Davies, Member, Northborough Open Space Committee
Marc Draisen, MAPC
Paige Duncan, Town of Foxborough
Matt Durand, Cumberland Farms
Chris Egan, Carruth Capital LLC
Alison Field-Juma, OARS
Paul Fitzgerald, Dell EMC
James Freas, Town of Natick
Betsey Frederick, Kleinfelder Northeast
Jim Giammarinaro, MetroWest Chamber of Commerce
Dr. Cora Gordon, MassBay Community College
Dale Hamel, Framingham State University
Meredith Harris, Marlborough Economic Development Corporation
Jamie Hellen, Town of Franklin
Michael Herbert, Town of Ashland
Craig Johnston, R.W. Holmes Realty
Norman Khumalo, Town of Hopkinton
Jim Kupfer, Town of Bellingham
Don Lowe, Town of Bolton
Peter Lowitt, Devens Enterprise Commission
John Mangiaratti, Town of Acton
Shelby Marshall, Town of Westborough
David McCay, Mirick O'Connell
Robert Nagi, VHB
Bill Nemser, Town of Maynard
Laura O'Callaghan, Milford Area Chamber of Commerce
Joseph O'Leary, Customers Bank
Jonathan Pezzoni, Avison Young
Beth Reynolds, Town of Ashland
Barbara Saint Andre, Town of Medway
Robert Schlacter, Marlborough Regional Chamber of Commerce
Trish Settles, Central Mass. Regional Planning Commission
Kevin Shea, City of Framingham
Estela Shingleton, Webster First Federal Credit Union
Lisa Vernegaard, Sudbury Valley Trustees
Eva Willens, MetroWest Regional Transit Authority

Ex-Officio Directors
Kelly Arvidson, MassDevelopment
Michele Brooks, TransAction Associates
Gregg Bunn, Masshire Metro Southwest Workforce Board
Dr. Michael Goodman, UMass Dartmouth Public Policy Center
Jonathan Gulliver, MassDOT Highway Administrator
Michael Kennealy, Secretary of Housing and Economic Development
Paul Loscocco, Riemer and Braunstein
Erin Lynch, MetroWest Visitors Bureau
David Magnani, Former State Senator
Joseph Nolan, City Point Partners
William Pezzoni, Former Private Sector Co-Chair
Karyn E. Polito, Lieutenant Governor
Stephanie Pollack, Secretary of Transportation
Kathleen Theoharides, Secretary of Energy and Environmental Affairs
Glenn Trindade, Former Public Sector Co-Chair

Advisory Council Members
Senate President Karen Spilka
Senator James Eldridge
Representative F. Jay Barrows
Representative Carolyn Dykema
Representative Kate Hogan
Representative Hannah Kane
Representative David Linsky  

Becoming a Board Member: Board members are elected to staggered three-year terms which begin with the start of a calendar year. Board membership is balanced among representatives of our various stakeholder communities, including representatives from businesses, municipal governments, planning agencies, environmental organizations, higher education institutions, chambers of commerce, and others. Our Nominating Committee works throughout the year to identify and meet with potential candidates, making recommendations to the Board at its December meeting. If you are interested in becoming a Board member, click here to download our 2022 Statement of Interest form