Meet Our Great Board Members

Our Passionate Board Members


Joan Lesser, Chair –PhD, LICSW, Adjunct Associate Professor and Director of Clinical Training, PhD Program, Smith College; Psychotherapist, Private Practice

Isadore Jermyn, Treasurer -Retired, Mass Mutual Actuary

Cindy Schneider, Secretary -Retired CEO, 3BL Media, Northampton, MA, Community Volunteer

Jonna Gaberman, Immediate Past Chair -Physician, Baystate Medical Center

Daniel Plotkin, Past Chair -Northeast Retail Leasing & Management Co., LLC


Martin Broder –Retired Cardiologist, Baystate Medical Center

Ellen Freyman Esq. -Attorney, Shatz, Schwartz, & Fentin, P.C.

Susan Goldman LICSW –Psychotherapist, private practice

Rhae A. Kennedy –Retired, Mass Mutual Investments

Lorraine McNulty-Strassler RN -Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, Community Volunteer

Barbara Perman -President & CEO, Moving Mentor, Inc.

Anita Sarro, Vice Chair -Retired Attorney, Baystate Medical Center

Marsha Shapiro –Retired paralegal, Weiner Law Firm Springfield, Ma

Jon Shrair -Design Consultant, Yankee Home Improvement, Chicopee, Ma

Last updated December 31, 2019.


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