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Board of Trustees

Meetings of the Board of Trustees are open to the public.

Please consult the schedule. Note that this schedule is subject to change.

Contact the Board of Trustees: board@massbay.edu

Thomas E. Peisch, Esq.

Board of Trustees
2012 to 2022
Chair

Mr. Peisch has lived in Wellesley for 25 years and was an elected Town Meeting member from 1997-2011. He isa founder of and partner at Conn Kavanaugh Rosenthal Peisch & Ford, LLP, a Boston law firm.

Mr. Peisch earned his bachelor’s degree from Dartmouth College, later serving as President of the Dartmouth College Alumni Council. He earned his J.D. from Boston College.

His spouse is former Wellesley School Committee Chair and current Massachusetts Representative Alice Hanlon Peisch.

Patty Diaz-Andrade, Ph.D.

Board of Trustees
2018 to 2021
Trustee

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Timothy T. Clifford

Board of Trustees
2017 to 2021
Trustee

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Tim Clifford is the Chief Executive Officer of Frontline Technologies, an award-winning, cloud-based K-12 education software provider. He received his B.S. in Liberal Arts from Northeastern University. Clifford is a resident of Holliston.

Jonathan Evans

Board of Trustees
2017 to 2021
Trustee

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Jonathan Evans has served as the Superintendent for the South Middlesex Regional Vocational Technical School District since 2014. Previously, he served as Keefe Tech’s Principal from 2011 to 2014. Evans earned his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Providence College, his Master of Education in Counseling Psychology and his CAGS in Education from the University of Massachusetts Boston. He is a resident of Sudbury, MA.

Jamie D. Hoag, Esq.

Board of Trustees
2018 to 2019
Trustee

Jamie Hoag is a Trustee from the town of Brookline.

Daniel B. Juliani

Board of Trustees
2018 to 2019
Elected Alumni Trustee

A distinguished MassBay alumnus, Mr. Juliani has previously served as Chairman of the MassBayFoundation Board of Directors and was also a member of the MassBay Alumni Association. In addition to his service to MassBay Community College, Mr. Juliani is a lifelong Wellesley resident who is very active in the community serving currently as a member and former President of the Wellesley Rotary Club, elected as Town Meeting member of the Town of Wellesley, and a former Wellesley Soccer League coach. He is also a trustee and treasurer at Senior Living Inc., an affordable housing agency for seniors and a past treasurer of the Bay State Jaguars, an Amateur Athletic Union basketball organization. He also has earned an Associate of Science degree from Northeastern University.

Matthew Kahn

Board of Trustees
2018 to 2022
Trustee

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Patricia (Pam) Lassiter

Board of Trustees
2018 to 2019
Trustee

Pam Lassiter, a Trustee, is a resident of Boston.

Sandy Lish

Board of Trustees
2018 to 2022
Trustee

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Diane Schmalensee, MBA

Board of Trustees
2018 to 2020
Trustee

Diane Schmalensee, MBA, is a Trustee who resides in Boston, Massachusetts.

Michael Gallagher

Board of Trustees
2017 to 2018
Student Trustee

Massachusetts Bay Community College is pleased to announce Michael Gallagher, of Allston, has been named MassBay’s new Student Trustee.

Gallagher is a U.S. Navy Veteran currently studying Liberal Arts and he has served as a member of the veterans club and as Student Government Association Student Senator. During Gallagher’s time in the Navy he was stationed on a destroyer in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii and was deployed to Southeast Asia and South America. He returned from active duty in January 2017 and a fellow veteran convinced him to enroll at MassBay. In his spare time Gallagher enjoys spear fishing and he’s an avid downhill skier. His future goals include graduating with an Associate Degree in May 2018 and transferring to a 4-year college or university to study Economics.

Katherine Tonelli, RN

Board of Trustees
2018 to 2019
Appointed Alumni Trustee

Katherine Tonelli is a Registered Nurse who lives in Medway. She is an alumna of MassBay.