Board of Trustees, 2016-2017
Our Board of Trustees features an accomplished group of individuals with expertise within the fields of education, the arts, law and business, they bring an broad range of experience to the table.
Susan Gold, Chair, Williamstown
Ms. Gold is an active community volunteer who has worked with a number of organizations in Berkshire County, including Northern Berkshire Health Systems, MASS MoCA, and the MCLA Foundation.
Jondavid (JD) Chesloff, Vice Chair, Arlington
Mr. Chesloff is Executive Director of the Massachusetts Business Roundtable.
John Barrett III, North Adams
A former 13-term Mayor, Mr. Barrett is the first graduate of MCLA to serve as Mayor of North Adams. He is a longtime supporter of MCLA and has been a strong advocate for public higher education in Massachusetts.
Mohan Boodram, Quincy
Mr. Boodram is Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid at Harvard University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.
Lisa Chamberlain, Great Barrington
Ms. Chamberlain is Managing Partner of The Chamberlain Group.
Buffy Lord '98, Pittsfield
Ms. Lord is an attorney with Donovan & O'Connor in North Adams.
Denise Marshall '81, Pittsfield
Ms. Marshall is Executive Vice President with Adams Community Bank based in Adams, MA.
Dr. Robert Reilly, Lanesborough
Dr. Reilly is a retired educator, researcher, and author. His career encompassed MIT, MCLA, UMass Amherst, and elementary schools in Lanesborough and Springfield.
Kathleen Therrien '97, Williamstown
Ms. Therrien is the Director of Trust and Estate Administration at Williams College.
Student Trustee: Brianne O’Rourke ’18
Board of Trustees Minutes
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