Board Members

Victor Woolridge, Chair

Vice President
Cornerstone Real Estate Advisers, LLC (Hartford, CT)
Hometown: Springfield, MA
UMass Amherst '80 BA
Exp. 2019

Maria D. Furman, CFA, Vice Chair

Chair, Audit Committee
Retired Managing Director and Bond Portfolio Manager
Standish Ayer and Wood (Boston)
Hometown:  Wellesley, MA
UMass Dartmouth '76 BA
Exp. 2019

Pantea Fatemi Ardestani

Student – Biology and Political Science Minor: Chinese
University of Massachusetts Boston
Hometown:  Mission Viejo, CA
Exp. 2017


James R. Buonomo

Chair, Committee on Administration and Finance
Former Chief Financial Officer and Chief Strategy Officer
Nypro Inc.
Hometown:  Shrewsbury, MA
UMass Amherst '74 BS, '76 MBA 
Exp. 2018

Richard P. Campbell, JD

Vice Chair, Advancement Committee
Founder and Shareholder
Campbell Campbell Edwards & Conroy, PC (Boston)
Hometown:  Cohasset, MA
UMass Boston '70 BA
Exp. 2016

Lawrence M. Carpman

Northwind Strategies (Boston)
Hometown:  Marshfield, MA
UMass Amherst '75 BS
Exp. 2016


Edward W. Collins, Jr.

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

Kevin Delaney

Voting Student - Political Science and Economics Minor: International Business
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
Hometown:  Walpole, MA
Exp. 2017

Robert Epstein

Vice Chair, Administration and Finance
President & CEO
Horizon Beverage Group (Norton)
Hometown: Boston, MA
UMass Amherst '67 BA
Exp. 2020

Philip A. Feinberg

Student – MD/PhD program
University of Massachusetts Medical School
Hometown:  Ardsley, NY
Exp. 2017

David G. Fubini, MBA

Senior Lecturer, Harvard Business School
Director Emeritus, McKinsey & Company
Hometown:  Brookline, MA
UMass Amherst '76 BBA
Exp. 2018

Philip W. Johnston

Chair, University of Massachusetts Building Authority
Vice Chair, Governance Committee
President and CEO
Philip W. Johnston Associates (Quincy)
Hometown:  Marshfield, MA
UMass Amherst '68 BA
Exp. 2017

Alyce J. Lee

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

Robert J. Manning

MFS Investment Management (Boston)
Hometown: Swampscott, MA
UMass Lowell '84 BS
UMass Lowell '11 (Honorary)
Exp. 2016

Jeffrey B. Mullan, JD

Chair, Compensation Committee
Foley Hoag LLP (Boston)
Hometown:  Milton, MA
UMass Amherst '83 BS
Exp. 2016

Joshua Odam

Student – Political Science and Legal Studies
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Hometown:  Brooklyn, NY
Exp. 2017


Kerri E. Osterhaus-Houle, MD

Vice Chair, Committee on Academic and Student Affairs
Women’s Health of Central Mass, PC (Worcester)
Hometown:  Hudson, MA
UMass Medical School '99
Exp. 2018

R. Norman Peters, JD

Chair, Advancement Committee
Founding Partner
Peters & Sowyrda (Worcester)
Hometown:  Paxton, MA
UMass Medical School '04 (Honorary)
Exp. 2019 

 James A. Peyser

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

Malinda Reed

 Voting Student - English Literature and History
 University of Massachusetts Lowell
 Hometown: Lowell, MA
 Exp. 2017

Henry M. Thomas III, JD

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

Margaret D. Xifaras, JD

Senior named Partner
Lang, Xifaras & Bullard (New Bedford)
Hometown:  Marion, MA
UMass Dartmouth '78 MBA 
Exp. 2016

Zunilka M. Barrett

Secretary to the Board of Trustees