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Board of Directors 2013-2014

Executive Committee:

Kendall M. Wallace
Council Co-chair
Lowell Sun Publishing Company
491 Dutton Street
P. O. Box 1477
Lowell, MA 01853
978-970-4801
FAX: 978-970-4800

Vincent C. Manzi, Jr., Esq.
Council Co-chair
Manzi, Bonanno & Bowers
280 Merrimack Street
Methuen, MA 01844
978-686-5664, x13

Pedro L. Arce
Treasurer
Vice President, Business Banking Group
Eastern Bank
486 Essex Street
Lawrence, MA 01840

Karen Andreas
Regional Publisher
North of Boston Media Group
100 Turnpike Street
North Andover, MA 01845
978-946-2110

Robert D. Ansin
Founder & CEO
MassInnovation LLC
250 Merrimack Street
Lawrence, MA 01843
978-683-2906

Gary Campbell
Chief Operating Officer
Gilbert S. Campbell
176 Church Street
Lowell, MA 01852
978-452-8989
FAX: 978-459-9511

Jack P. Clancy
Chief Executive Officer
Enterprise Bank
222 Merrimack Street
Lowell, MA 01852
978-459-9000

Dr. Carole A. Cowan
President
Middlesex Community College
33 Kearney Square
Lowell, MA 01852-1987
978-656-3100
FAX: 978-452-5545

Normand E. Deschene
President
Lowell General Hospital
295 Varnum Avenue
Lowell, MA 01854
978-937-6000
978-453-1831

The Honorable Diana DiZoglio
Massachusetts House of Representatives
State House Boston, MA 02133
617-722-2060

The Honorable Eileen Donoghue
Massachusetts State Senate
State House
Boston, MA 02133
617-722-1630

The Honorable Rodney M. Elliott
Mayor of Lowell
375 Merrimack St.
Lowell, MA 01852
978-970-4040

The Honorable Barry R. Finegold
Massachusetts State Senate
State House
Boston, MA 02133
617-722-1612
FAX: 617-722-2837

The Honorable James J. Fiorentini
Mayor of Haverhill
4 Summer Street
Haverhill, MA 01830
978-374-2300
FAX: 978-373-7544

John S. Fouhy
Senior Director, Video Productions & Services
Comcast
92 Glenn Street
Lawrence, MA 01843
978-692-1906 x2006

Orit Goldstein
President
Ozzy Properties, Inc.
Osgood Landing
1600 Osgood Street
North Andover, MA 01845
978-681-5004 ext 115

Dr. Lane Glenn
President
Northern Essex Community College
Elliott Way
Haverhill, MA 01830-2339
978-556-3855
FAX: 978-556-3665

The Honorable Kathleen O’Connor Ives
Massachusetts Senate State House
Boston, MA 02133
617-722-1604

Eliot Klein
Vice President, Commercial Banking
TD Bank 61 Main Street, 2d floor
Andover MA 01810
(978) 684-6583

Robert A. LaRochelle
President
Andover Strategic Alliances, Inc
65 Glenn Street
Lawrence, MA 01843
978-470-0066
FAX: 978-470-3474

Martin T. Meehan
Chancellor
University of Massachusetts/Lowell
One University Avenue
Lowell, MA 01854
978-934-2201
FAX: 978-934-3000

Kevin J. Murphy
City Manager
City of Lowell
375 Merrimack Street
Lowell, MA 01852
978-970-4000
FAX: 978-970-4007

The Honorable Daniel Rivera
Mayor of Lawrence
200 Common Street
Lawrence, MA 01840
(978) 620-3010

Shaw Rosen
Chief Operating Officer
MassInnovation, LLC
250 Merrimack Street
Lawrence, MA 01843
978-683-4116
FAX: 978-683-2837

The Honorable John F. Tierney
Member of Congress
17 Peabody Square
Peabody, MA 01960
978-531-1669
FAX: 978-531-1996

The Honorable Niki Tsongas
Member of Congress
11 Kearney Square
Lowell, MA 01852
978-459-0101

The Honorable Steve Zanni
Mayor of Methuen
41 Pleasant Street
Methuen, MA 01844
978-794-3210
FAX: 978-794-3269

Board Members

The Honorable Michael Barrett
Massachusetts State Senate
Boston, MA 02133
617-722-1572

The Honorable Kenneth J. Donnelly
Massachusetts State Senate
Boston, MA 02133
617-722-1432

The Honorable Kathleen O'Connor Ives
Massachusetts State Senate
Boston, MA 02133
617-722-1604

The Honorable Bruce E. Tarr
Massachusettts State Senate
State House
Boston, MA 02133
617-722-1600

The Honorable James Arciero
Massachusetts House of Representatives
State House
Boston, MA 02133
617-722-2425

The Honorable Cory Atkins
Massachusetts House of Representatives
State House
Boston, MA 02133
617-722-2013

The Honorable Linda Dean Campbell
Massachusetts House of Representatives
State House
Boston, MA 02133
617-722-2425

The Honorable Michael A. Costello
Massachusetts House of Representatives
State House
Boston, MA 02133
617-722-2575

The Honorable Brian S. Dempsey
Massachusetts House of Representatives
State House
Boston, MA 02133
617-722-2370
FAX: 617-722-2837

The Honorable Marcos A. Devers
Massachusetts House of Representatives
State House
Boston, MA 02133

The Honorable Colleen M. Garry
Massachusetts House of Representatives
Boston, MA 02133
617-722-2380

The Honorable Thomas A. Golden, Jr.
Massachusetts House of Representatives
State House
Boston, MA 02133
617-722-2575
FAX: 617-722-2238

The Honorable Sheila Harrington
Massachusetts House of Representatives
State House
Boston, MA 02133

The Honorable Bradford Hill
Massachusetts House of Representatives
State House
Boston, MA 02133
617-722-2489

The Honorable Marc Lombardo
Massachusetts House of Representatives
State House
Boston, MA 02133

The Honorable James J. Lyons, Jr.
Massachusetts House of Representatives
State House
Boston, MA 02133

The Honorable James R. Miceli
Massachusetts House of Representatives
State House
Boston, MA 02133
617-722-2582

The Honorable Leonard Mirra
Massachusetts House of Representatives
State House
Boston, MA 02133
617-722-2130

The Honorable Frank A. Moran
Massachusetts House of Representatives
State House
Boston, MA 02133
617-722-2425

The Honorable David M. Nangle
Massachusetts House of Representatives
State House
Boston, MA 02133
617-722-2020

The Honorable Donna Holaday
Mayor of Newburyport
60 Pleasant Street
Newburyport, MA 01950
978-465-4413
FAX: 978-465-4402

The Honorable Kenneth Gray
Mayor of Amesbury
Municipal Building
62 Friend St.
Amesbury, MA 01913
978-388-8121
FAX: 978-388-6727

Reginald Stapczynski
Town Manager
Town of Andover
36 Bartlett St.
Andover, MA 01810
978-623-8225

John C. Curran
Town Manager
Town of Billerica
365 Boston Road
Billerica, MA 01821
978-671-0942
FAX: 978-671-0947

Paul Cohen
Town Manager
Town of Chelmsford
50 Billerica Road
Chelmsford, MA 01824
978-250-5201
FAX: 978-250-5252

James A. Duggan
Town Manager
Town of Dracut
62 Arlington Street
Dracut, MA 01826
978-452-1227
FAX: 978-452-79244

Michael Farrell
Town Administrator
Town of Georgetown
1 Library Street
Georgetown, MA 01833
978-352-5755

Tracy Blais
Town Administrator
Town of Newbury
Town Hall
25 High Road
Newbury, MA 01951
978) 465-5316

Andrew Maylor
Town Manager
Town of North Andover
120 Main Street
North Andover, MA 01845
978-688-9510
FAX: 978-688-9556

John Moak
Town Administrator
Town of Pepperell
Pepperell Town Hall
One Main Street
Pepperell, MA 01463
978-433-0333

Neil Harrington
Town Administrator
Town of Salisbury
P.O. Box 5072
Salisbury, MA 01952
978-465-2310
FAX: 978-462-4176

Richard Montuori
Town Manager
Town of Tewksbury
1009 Main Street
Tewksbury, MA 01876
978-640-4310
FAX: 978-640-4302

Michael Gilleberto
Town Administrator
Town of Tyngsborough
10 Kendall Road
Tyngsborough, MA 01879
978-649-2300 x100
FAX: 978-649-2301

Jody Ross
Town Manager
Town of Westford
Westford, MA 01886
55 Main Street
978-692-5500
FAX: 978-692-9607

Caroline Catlender
Executive Director
Billerica Community Alliance
978-667-4174
www.billerica-alliance.org

Greater Haverhill Chamber of Commerce.
80 Merrimack Street
Haverhill MA 01830
978-373-5663
Fax 978-373-8060
www.haverhillchamber.com

James J. Cook
President
The Lowell Plan, Inc.
660 Suffolk Street - Suite 120
Lowell, MA 01854
PH: (978) 459-9899
FAX: (978) 454-7637
www.lowellplan.org

Danielle McFadden
President and CEO
Greater Lowell Chamber of Commerce
131 Merrimack Street
Lowell, MA 01852
978-459-8154
FAX: 978-452-4145
http://greaterlowellcc.org

Joseph J. Bevilacqua
President/CEO
Merrimack Valley Chamber of Commerce
264 Essex Street
Lawrence, MA 01841
978-686-0900
FAX: 978-794-9953
www.merrimackvalleychamber.com

Susanne Ferrara
Executive Director
Merrimack Valley Venture Forum
Enterprise Bank building
1168 Lakeview Avenue
Dracut, MA 01826-4763
(978) 251-8278
http://mvvf.org

Ann Ormond
President
Greater Newburyport Chamber of Commerce
& Industry
38R Merrimac Street
Newburyport, MA 01950
978-462-6680
FAX: 978-465-4145
http://newburyportchamber.org

Maria Miles
President
Salisbury Chamber of Commerce
P. O. Box 1000
Salisbury, MA 01952
978-465-3581
www.salisburychamber.com

Rafael Abislaiman
Executive Director
Merrimack Valley Workforce Investment Board
Heritage Place, 439 South Union Street
Lawrence, MA 01843
978-682-7099
FAX: 978-794-1901

Gail Brown
Director
Greater Lowell Workforce Investment Board
107 Merrimack Street
Lowell, MA 01852
978-459-2336
FAX: 978-459-2111

Deborah Belanger
Executive Director
Greater Merrimack Valley Convention & Visitors Bureau
9 Central Street, Suite 201
Lowell, MA 01852
(978) 459-6150

Ann Marie Casey
Executive Director
North of Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau
Maria Miles Visitor Center
P.O. Box 5193
I-95 Southbound, Exit 60
Salisbury, MA 01952
(978) 465-6555

Dennis DiZoglio
Executive Director
Merrimack Valley Planning Commission
160 Main Street
Haverhill, MA 01830
978-374-0519
FAX: 978-372-4890
Website: www.billerica-alliance.org

Barbara O’Neil
Director
Career Center of Lowell
107 Merrimack St.
Lowell, MA 01852
(978) 970-3340

Beverly Woods
Executive Director
Northern Middlesex Council of Governments
Gallagher Terminal, Floor 3B
115 Thorndike Street
Lowell, MA 01852-3308
978-454-8021

Joseph W. Fahey
Director
Economic and Community Development
Amesbury Municipal Building
62 Friend Street
Amesbury, MA 01913
978-388-8110
FAX: 978-388-6727

Chris Kluchman
Director of Land Use Management
Town of Westford
Town Hall
55 Main Street
Westford, MA 01886
978-692-5524

Paul T. Materazzo
Director of Planning
Town of Andover
36 Bartlett Street E-mail
Andover, MA 01810
978-623-2310

Stephanie Cronin
Economic Development Director
Town of Billerica
65 Boston Road
Billerica, MA 01821

Richard Scanlon
Principal Assessor & Chairman
Board of Assessors
Town of Billerica
65 Boston Road
Billerica, MA 01821
978-671-0971

Evan Belansky
Community Development Director
Town of Chelmsford
50 Billerica Road,
Chelmsford MA 01824
978-250-5247

William Pillsbury
Director of Economic Development
4 Summer Street
Haverhill City Hall, Room 201
Haverhill, MA 01830
978-374-2330
FAX: 978-374-2315

Theresa Park
Director of Planning
City of Lawrence
225 Essex Street, 3rd floor
Lawrence, Massachusetts 01840
978-620-3501

William Buckley
Economic & Community Development Director
City of Methuen
41 Pleasant Street
Methuen, MA 01844
978-983-8565

Andrew Port
Planning Director
City of Newburyport
60 Pleasant Street, 1st Floor
Newburyport, MA 01950
978-465-4400

Curt T. Bellavance
Director of Community Development
Town of North Andover
400 Osgood Street
North Andover, MA 01845
978-688-9533
Fax: 978-688-9542

Donna Abdullah
Joe’s Playland
15 Broadway
Salisbury, MA 01952
978-465-8311I

Sam Ambra, Jr.
Sales/Marketing Director
Simply Elegant Catering, Inc.
P. O. Box 1802
Haverhill, MA 01831
978-372-7329

Peter Aucella
Asst. Superintendent for Development
Lowell National Historical Park
67 Kirk Street
Lowell, MA 01852
978-275-1722
FAX: 978-275-1762

Ronald Contrado
Chief Executive Officer
Homisco Inc.
99 Washington Street
Melrose, MA 02176
781-665-1997

Robert A. Caruso
Chairman
Lowell Five Cent Savings Bank
34 John Street
Lowell, MA 01852
978-441-6402

Tim Coco
President and Chief Executive Officer
COCO+CO., Inc.
189 Ward Hill Avenue
Ward Hill, MA 01835
978-374-1900, x 111
FAX: 978-521-4636
Website: www.cocoboston.com

Dalia Diaz
Publisher
Rumbo News
315 Mt. Vernon St
Lawrence Mass, 01843
978-794-5360

Mark S. DiSalvo
Chief Executive Officer
Semaphore USA
248 Pleasant Street
Methuen, MA 01845
978-794-3366 x322
FAX: 978-794-3427

David Earl
Vice President, Business Development
Venture Technologies, Inc.
85 Rangeway Road, Building 1
North Billerica, MA 01862
978-667-9890

Fred Faust
President
The Edge Group, Inc.
151 Warren Street, Suite 215
Lowell, MA 01852
978-458-8822
FAX: 978-458-7711

Daniel C. Field
Vice President
Eastern Bank
123 Haven St.
Reading, MA 01867
(617) 905-8061

Elaine Finbury
Principal
Overlook Associates
14 Lynde Street
Salem, MA 01970
978-774-0311

Robert J. Halpin
MVEDC President Emeritus
943 Lowell Rd.
Concord, MA 01742

Dr. Christopher Hopey
President
Merrimack College
Room 119, Austin Hall
315 Turnpike Street
North Andover, MA 01845
978-837-5000, x5111

Steven Larochelle
Executive Vice President
Enterprise Bank and Trust Company
222 Merrimack Street
Lowell, MA 01852
978-656-5583
FAX: 978-934-9726

Robert W. Lavoie, Esq.
Johnson & Borenstein, LLC
12 Chestnut Street
Andover, MA 01810
978-475-4488, x229

Hank Petrillo
Senior VP/ Region Manager–Commercial Banking
People’s United Bank
30 Massachusetts Avenue, 3rd floor
North Andover, MA 01845
978-725-7777

Glenn Prezzano
Publisher
Merrimack Valley Magazine
360 Merrimack Street, Building 9
978-685-3690
Lawrence, MA 01843

Irving E. Rogers, III
MVEDC Co-founder

Joel Rosen, Esq.
Joel Rosen Law Office
204 Andover St.
Andover, MA 01810
978-474-0100
Website: www.rosenlawoffice.com

John R. Schneider
Director, Gateway Strategic Initiatives
Mass. Charter Public School Association
11 Beacon Street, Suite 340
Boston, MA 02108
617-620-0881

Chet Sidell
KGR Realty
56 Island Street
Lawrence, MA 01840

David A. Tibbetts, Esq.
Smith & Ruddock
50 Congress Street, Suite 500
Boston, MA 021091

William Traynor
Executive Director
Lawrence CommunityWorks, Inc.
166 Newbury Street
Lawrence, MA 01841
978-722-2600
Website: www.lcworks.org

Eva Valentine
President
Aegis Financial Strategies, Inc.
57 Wingate Street
Haverhill, MA 01830
978-374-1182
Website: www.aegisfin.com

David J. Wahr
President
C.W. Companies/ Tewksbury Mills
600 Unicorn Park E-mail
Woburn, MA 01801
781-932-3075

Dennis Warren
Warren Business Media; Dennis Warren