Board of Trustees

2021-2022 Board of Trustees

Christopher Borges, Ph.D. ’10
Senior Principal Scientist, Lab Head, Cell and Genome Engineering, Sanofi

Mary K. Boyd, Ph.D.
President, Emmanuel College

John F. Burke
Former Senior Vice President, Chief Culture Officer, Staples (retired)

Jack Connors, Jr.
Founding Partner and Chairman Emeritus of Hill, Holliday, Connors, Cosmopulos, Inc. 

Sister Maria Delaney, SNDdeN '69, '76 
Co-director, U.S. Office of Sponsored Ministries, Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur 

Sister Anne Mary Donovan, SNDdeN '62
Treasurer, Emmanuel College 

Elaine El-Khawas, Ph.D.
Professor Emerita of Education Policy, The George Washington University 

Sister Mary M. Farren, SNDdeN '69
Provincial Leadership Team, Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur – U.S. East-West Province

Sister Kathleen Gallivan, SNDdeN '69
Director of Spiritual Care Services, Brigham and Women's Hospital 

Theresa Harrison ’92
Global Director, Environmental Social Governance Services, Supply Chain Service, Ernst & Young LLP

Mary Herlihy-Gearan '78
Community Volunteer 

Robert Higgins, MD, MSHA
President, Brigham and Women’s Hospital; Executive Vice President, Mass General Brigham

Sheilah Shaw Horton, Ph.D. '81
Vice President and Dean of Students, Wellesley College

Thomas J. Hynes, Jr. 
Co-Chairman, Colliers International 

William F. Kennedy, Jr., Esq.
Partner, Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP 

Nancy Kleniewski, Ph.D. '70
President, State University of New York at Oneonta (retired)

John H. MacKinnon
Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (retired) 

Leslie F. McCafferty '76
Community Volunteer 

Margaret L. McKenna '83 Chair of the Board
Senior Consultant, Fidelity Investments

Keith Metters
Global Head of Workplace Investing, Fidelity Investments

Joanne DiGeronimo Migliaro '88
Community Volunteer 

Robert F. Muse, Esq.
Partner, Levy Firestone Muse LLP

Alexandra Oliver-Dávila '92
Executive Director, Sociedad Latina 

Mary Jo Skayhan Rogers '77
Board of Directors, Melanoma Research Alliance

M. Andrea Ryan, Esq. '66
Former Vice President and Associate General Counsel, Intellectual Property at Warner Lambert Company (retired)

Marian Ryan '76
District Attorney of Middlesex County, Massachusetts

Richard Syron
Former Chairman and CEO, Freddie Mac (retired)


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