Academic Catalog

Board of Trustees, 2020-2021

MOHAN BOODRAM, CHAIR, QUINCY

Mr. Boodram is Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid at Harvard University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.

BRENDA BURDICK, VICE CHAIR, ADAMS

Ms. Burdick is Senior Manager of Marketing and Public Relations for General Dynamics Mission Systems.

JOHN BARRETT III, NORTH ADAMS

Mr. Barrett is the state representative for the 1st Berkshire district. As a former 13-term Mayor, he 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.

JONDAVID (JD) CHESLOFF, ARLINGTON

Mr. Chesloff is Executive Director of the Massachusetts Business Roundtable.

SUSAN GOLD, 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.

FREDERICK J. KEATOR, LENOX

Mr. Keator is Managing Partner of the Keator Group, LLC. A nationally recognized wealth management firm.

KAREN KOWALCYZK, DALTON

Ms. Kowalcyzk is a Certified Public Accountant with over thirty years experience in private practice.

DENISE MARSHALL '81, PITTSFIELD

Ms. Marshall is a former Executive Vice President of 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.