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Governor Baker Announces a New Member to the MassBay Board of Trustees

Monday, July 29, 2019

Liliana Silva Liliana Silva
Photo courtesy of Nate Principato
MassBay Community College

WELLESLEY HILLS, Mass. (July 24, 2019) — MassBay Community College is pleased to announce that Governor Charlie Baker appointed Liliana Silva of Arlington, MA to the MassBay Board of Trustees.

Liliana Silva is the Vice President of Patient Access for the East Boston Neighborhood Health Center, a leading health care provider that provides care for more than 300,000 patients per year. She is the former Administrative Director for the Lynn Community Health Center’s School Based Health Center Program, Assistant Director for the Cambridge Community Services, Program Manager for the HoPE Alliance Program at East Boston Neighborhood Health Center, Coordinator of Career and Academic Services at Tufts/ New England Medical Center, Coordinator for Smoking Prevention and Cessation Program for Latino Health Institute, Coordinator of Young Latinas Program for East Boston Social Centers, and a Head Bilingual Teacher of a First Grade Class at The English Institute in Santiago, Chile. Silva received her Bachelor of Sciences degree in Elementary Education from University of Vermont in Burlington, VT and a Master’s degree in Management of Human Services from Brandeis University’s Florence Heller School of Social Work in Waltham, MA. She is a resident of Arlington, MA.

“I am delighted to have Lili Silva on the MassBay Board of Trustees, and I commend Governor Baker for her appointment,” said Thomas E. Peisch, Chair of MassBay's Board of Trustees. “Lili has considerable leadership and workforce development experience and will be an asset as the College moves forward.”

“I’m excited to join the MassBay Community College’s Board of Trustees,” said Silva. “It’s an honor to contribute to an organization that’s vital to the State’s workforce development engine.”

Silva’s appointment fills the vacant member position of Patty Andrade-Diaz. Silva’s first board meeting was in June 2019. Her term will expire in March 2021.

For more information on MassBay Community College www.MassBay.edu.

MassBay Community College is ranked by the Brookings Institution as one of the top schools for value added and earned salaries in the workforce. Ranked #1 for two-year colleges in Massachusetts, #2 in New England, and #16 nationally. The College’s facilities in Wellesley Hills, Framingham, and Ashland house day, evening and weekend classes that meet the needs of degree-seeking students and career minded life-long learners. Online options provide convenience and allow faculty to facilitate the learning process. Since its founding in 1961, MassBay has been accredited by several governing bodies and strives to meet the needs of the diverse local communities it serves.