Members

Henry M. Thomas III, J.D., Chair

President and CEO
Urban League of Springfield, Inc (Springfield)
Hometown: Springfield, MA
Exp. 2017

Ruben J. King-Shaw, Jr., Vice Chair

Chair, Governance Committee
Managing Partner and Chief Investment Officer
Mansa Capital Management, LLC (Boston)
Hometown: Carlisle, MA
Exp. 2015

Maria D. Furman, C.F.A., Vice Chair

Chair, Audit Committee
Retired Managing Director and Bond Portfolio Manager
Standish Ayer and Wood (Boston)
Hometown:  Wellesley, MA
Exp. 2019

James R. Buonomo

Vice Chair, Committee on Administration and Finance
Former Chief Financial Officer and Chief Strategy Officer
Nypro Inc.
Hometown:  Shrewsbury, MA
Exp. 2018

Lawrence M. Carpman

President
Carpman Communications, LLC (Boston)
Hometown:  Marshfield, MA
Exp. 2016

Sarah Freudson

Student – Legal Studies and Journalism
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Hometown: Simsbury, CT
Exp. 2015

Phillip J. Geoffroy

Voting Student – Political Science
University of Massachusetts Lowell
Hometown:  Chelmsford, MA
Exp. 2015

Philip W. Johnston

Chair, University of Massachusetts Building Authority
Vice Chair, Governance Committee
President and CEO
Philip W. Johnston Associates (Quincy)
Hometown:  Marshfield, MA
Exp. 2017

Patrick Lowe

Voting Student – MD/PhD
University of Massachusetts Medical School
Hometown:  Worcester, MA
Exp. 2015

Jacob D. Miller

Student – Political Science and English
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
Hometown:  Fairhaven, MA
Exp. 2015

Nolan M. O’Brien

Student - Political Science
University of Massachusetts Boston
Hometown:  Quincy, MA
Exp. 2015

R. Norman Peters, J.D.

Chair, Advancement Committee
Founding Partner
Peters & Sowyrda (Worcester)
Hometown:  Paxton, MA
Exp. 2019 

Margaret D. Xifaras, J.D.

Chair, Task Force on Online Education
Senior named Partner
Lang, Xifaras & Bullard (New Bedford)
Hometown:  Marion, MA
Exp. 2016

Zunilka M. Barrett

Secretary to the Board of Trustees

Richard P. Campbell, J.D.

Vice Chair, Advancement Committee
Founder and Shareholder
Campbell Campbell Edwards & Conroy, PC (Boston)
Hometown:  Cohasset, MA
Exp. 2016

Edward W. Collins, Jr.

Vice Chair, Audit Committee
International Representative, IBEW (Shelton, CT)
Hometown:  Springfield, MA
Exp. 2017 

David G. Fubini

Director Emeritus McKinsey, Senior Lecturer at Harvard Business School
McKinsey & Company and Harvard Business School (Boston)
Hometown:  Brookline, MA
Exp. 2018

Zoila M. Gomez, J.D.

Founder
Law Offices of Zoila Gomez (Lawrence)
Hometown:  Lawrence, MA
Exp. 2016

Alyce J. Lee

Chair, Committee on Academic and Student Affairs
Founding Trustee Emeritus of the BMC Board of Trustees
Boston Medical Center (BMC)
Hometown:  Milton, MA
Exp. 2016

Matthew H. Malone, Ph.D.

Secretary of Education
Executive Office of Education, Commonwealth of Massachusetts (Boston)
Hometown:  Roslindale, MA

Jeffrey B. Mullan, J.D.

Chair, Compensation Committee
Partner
Foley Hoag LLP (Boston)
Hometown:  Milton, MA
Exp. 2016

Kerri E. Osterhaus-Houle, M.D.

Vice Chair, Committee on Academic and Student Affairs
Partner
Women’s Health of Central Mass, PC (Worcester)
Hometown:  Hudson, MA
Exp. 2018

Victor Woolridge

Chair, Committee on Administration and Finance
Vice President
Cornerstone Real Estate Advisers, LLC (Hartford, CT)
Hometown:  Springfield, MA
Exp. 2019