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Board of Directors

The Research Bureau is governed by a 90-member Board of Directors, whose members are civic leaders in business, academia, and government. The Board of Directors elects a thirteen-member Executive Committee which meets monthly and sets policy for the organization. The Executive Committee, in collaboration with the Executive Director, sets research priorities and organizational initiatives. Citizens and public officials are encouraged to call, write, or email The Research Bureau with suggestions for topics to be studied.

WRRB Officers, Executive Committee, Staff, and Board of Directors – October 2015

Officers

Chairman of the Board
John J. Spillane, Esq.
Spillane & Spillane, LLP

Vice Chairman
Brian Thompson
Commerce Bank

Treasurer
George W. Tetler III, Esq.
Bowditch & Dewey Attorneys

Clerk
Demitrios M. Moschos, Esq.
Mirick O’Connell Attorneys

Executive Committee Members

Karen E. Duffy
Worcester Credit Union

Sandra L. Dunn
DCU Center

Abraham W. Haddad, D.M.D.

Robert E. Johnson, Ph.D.
Becker College

Michael Mulrain
Polar Beverages

Deborah Penta
PENTA Communications, Inc.

Richard F. Powell, CPA
Greenberg, Rosenblatt, Kull & Bitsoli, P.C.

Gayle Flanders Weiss, Esq.
Unum

Janice B. Yost, Ed.D.
The Health Foundation of Central Mass, Inc.

Board of Directors

Peter Alden
BayState Savings Bank

David Angel, Ph.D.
Clark University

Michael P. Angelini, Esq.
Bowditch & Dewey Attorneys

Lauren Baker, Ph.D.
Boston Biomedical Associates

Craig L. Blais
Worcester Business Development Corporation

Philip L. Boroughs, S.J.
College of the Holy Cross

Brian J. Buckley, Esq.
Fletcher Tilton PC

Gail Carberry, Ed.D.
Quinsigamond Community College

Francesco C. Cesareo, Ph.D.
Assumption College

J. Christopher Collins, Esq.
Mirick O’Connell

Anthony Consigli
Consigli Construction

P. Scott Conti
Providence & Worcester Railroad

Michael Crawford
Commerce Bank

Ellen Cummings
Verizon Government Affairs

James Curran
Berkshire Bank

Jill Dagilis
Worcester Community Action Council

Andrew Davis
Massachusetts Port Authority

Peter J. Dawson, Esq.
Mirick O’Connell Attorneys

Christine Dominick
MCPHS University

Ellen S. Dunlap
American Antiquarian Society

Charles J. Faris
Spectrum Health Systems

Aleta Fazzone
National Grid

Mitchell Feldman
Santander Bank N.A.

Allen W. Fletcher

David Forsberg
YOU Inc.

Michael J. Garand
US Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management

Tim Garvin
United Way of Central Massachusetts

Lisa Kirby Gibbs
WorkCentral

J. Michael Grenon
Grimes & Company

Lloyd L. Hamm, Jr.
Homefield Credit Union

Will Kelleher
Kelleher & Sadowsky Associates, Inc.

Richard B. Kennedy
Benefit Development Group

Ralph Lambalot, Ph.D.
AbbVie Bioresearch Center

James B. Leary, Esq.
UMass Medical School

Laurie A. Leshin, Ph.D.
Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Robert G. Lian, Esq.
Lian, Zarrow, Eynon & Shea

Karen E. Ludington, Esq.
Children’s Friend

Jennifer Luisa
The Hanover Insurance Group

Steven MacLauchlan
Saint Vincent Hospital

Susan Mailman
Coghlin Electrical Contractors

Francis Madigan, III
F.W. Madigan Company, Inc.

Barry Maloney
Worcester State University

Peter McDonald, Ed.D.
Eagle Hill School

Kate McEvoy-Zdonczyk
Harvard-Pilgrim Health Care

Thomas McGregor
United Bank

Joseph McManus
Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University

Martin D. McNamara

Philip R. Morgan

Patrick Muldoon
UMass Memorial Medical Center

Frederic Mulligan
Cutler Associates, Inc.

Timothy Murray, Esq.
Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce

James D. O’Brien, Jr., Esq.
Mountain, Dearborn & Whiting, LLP

Michael V. O’Brien
WinnCompanies

Andrew B. O’Donnell, Esq.
Mirick O’Connell

JoAnne O’Leary
Eversource

Ivette Olmeda

Kevin O’Sullivan
Massachusetts Biomedical Initiatives

Deborah Packard
Preservation Worcester

Anthony Pasquale
TD Bank

James F. Paulhus
UniBank

David Perez
BayState Savings Bank

John Pranckevicius
Massachusetts Port Authority

William J. Ritter, Esq.
Pojani, Hurley, & Ritter LLP

Todd Rodman, Esq.
Seder & Chandler LLP

R. Joseph Salois
Atlas Distributing, Inc.

Troy Siebels
The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts

Nicholas Smith
Rand-Whitney Container

Eric H. Schultz
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care

J. Robert Seder, Esq.
Seder & Chandler

Philip O. Shwachman
First American Realty, Inc.

Peter R. Stanton
Worcester Business Journal

John C. Stowe
Lutco, Inc.

Joseph P. Sullivan, Esq.
Saint-Gobain Corporation

Russell Vanderbaan

Mark Waxler
Waxler Hospitality

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