Elected Officers

David Slutz, Chair

Michael Tavares, Vice Chair

Rick Kidder, Secretary

Lisa M. Lemieux, Assistant Secretary

Carl Taber, Treasurer

Current Board of Directors

Anne Broholm, CEO, Ahead USA

David A. Cabral, President, Five Star Manufacturing

Margarita E. Graham, VP & General Manager, Reliable Bus Lines, Inc.

Haskell Kennedy III, Certified General Appraiser, Kennedy Appraisers Inc.

David R. Maher, Project Engineering Manager, Lockheed Martin Mission Systems and Training

Jeff Glassman, President, Darn It!, Inc.

Rick Kidder, President & CEO, New Bedford Area Chamber of Commerce

Ron Melbourne, General Manager, Membrane Concepts

Dana B. Rasmussen, Building Performance and Sustainability Zone Sales Manager, Siemens

Christopher John Rezendes, Founder, Partner, INEX Advisors LLC

David N. Slutz, Managing Director, Potential Holdings, LLC

Carl W. Taber, Executive VP & Chief Lending Officer, BayCoast Bank

Michael Tavares, General Manager, Horacio’s

Allie Wainer, Senior Vice President, Sid Wainer

Rich Canastra, President, New Bedford Seafood Auction

Carol Holland, Director of Human Resources, South Coast Health

Deb Jenkins, Director of Human Resources, HTP

Bob Noonan, Senior Administrator, Royal of Fairhaven

Joseph Bahena, Senior Vice President, Joseph Abboud

John Fernandes, Executive Board Representative, The Greater Southeastern Massachusetts Labor Council

Lisa M. Lemieux, Organizer, 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East

James L. O’Brien, Superintendent-Director, GNB Vocational Technical High School

Derek Santos, Executive Director, New Bedford Economic Development Council (NBEDC)

Corinn Williams, Executive Director, Community Economic Development Center (CEDC)

Paul F. Correia, Sr. Vice President, LifeStream, Inc.

Helena DaSilva Hughes, Executive Director, Immigrants Assistance Center (IAC)

Laura Orleans, Executive Director, Fishing Heritage Center

Jeffrey Pelletier, CEO, Junior Achievement

Yvonne Tobey, Building Pathways South

Paula Shiner, Chief Executive Officer, Coastline Elderly Services, Inc.

Steven A. Beauregard, Executive Director, New Bedford Housing Authority (NBHA)

Anne-Marie Beck, Director, Department of Transitional Assistance (DTA)

Diane Hurley, Manager of Policy & Program Operations, Department of Career Services (DCS)

Lisa A. Jochim, Director, Workers’ Education Program

Mitch Zahn, Regional Director,  Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission

James Daniels, Career Center Manager, The WorkPlace, Greater New Bedford Career Center

Pam Kuechler, Executive Director, PACE

Victor Pereira, AFL-CIO Local

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