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The Clark University Board of Trustees comprises 26 members, including six alumni-elected Trustees. Each elected member serves a six-year term; officers are elected each year, and new terms begin June 1. The full Board typically meets in October, February, and May each year. Specific committees may meet throughout the year as necessary.

The responsibilities of the Board are met through the action and recommendation of the standing committees. These include the Executive Committee and Executive Compensation Committee, as well as Academic Affairs; Advancement; Audit; Community Affairs and Social Responsibility; Finance and Facilities; Governance; Investment; Strategic Marketing; and Student Affairs.

2018-2019 Board of Trustees

Officers

steve swain

Steven Swain

Chairman
B.A., Clark University, 1989; J.D., Villanova Law School, 1992; MBA, George Washington University, 1994
New York, N.Y.
Founder and Managing Partner, Centana Growth Partners, New York, N.Y.

Richard freeland

Richard Freeland

Vice Chair
B.A., Amherst College, 1963; Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, 1968
Boston, Mass.
Professor and President Emeritus, Northeastern University

Vickie riccardo

Vickie H. Riccardo

Vice Chair
B.A., College of William & Mary, 1976; J.D., Rutgers Law School, 1986
Westport, Conn.
Retired attorney, former member of the Darien representative town meeting committee, Darien, Conn.

robert stevenish

Robert Stevenish

Vice Chair
Norwalk, Conn.
Retired President and Chief Operating Officer, Modell’s Sporting Goods

andrew brandman

Andrew T. Brandman

Secretary
B.A., Clark University, 1991
New York, N.Y.
Senior Vice President, Financial Services at Salesforce

 

Julie Dolan

Julie L. Dolan

Treasurer
B.A., Stanford University, 1981; MBA, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, 1989
Worcester, Mass.
Executive Vice President and Treasurer, Clark University

Jack foley

John L. Foley

Assistant Secretary
B.A., Dartmouth College, 1975
Worcester, Mass.
Vice President of Government and Community Affairs, Clark University

Katherine Cannon

Katherine A. Cannon

Assistant Treasurer
B.A., Fitchburg State University, 1998; M.A., Clark University, 2008
Worcester, Mass.
Controller, Clark University

Life Members

Tony Tilton

Sumner B. Tilton, Jr.

B.A., Williams College, 1960; J.D., Boston University Law School, 1963
Worcester, Mass.
Director and Attorney, Fletcher Tilton, P.C., Worcester, Mass.

Term Members

image of barnett

Jason Barnett

B.A., Clark University, 1990; J.D., Emory University, 1994
Irvington, N.Y.
Vice Chairman and General Counsel, RXR Realty, New York, N.Y.

andrew brandman

Andrew T. Brandman

B.A., Clark University, 1991
Senior Vice President, Financial Services at Salesforces, New York, N.Y.

Ingrid bussson hall

Ingrid Busson-Hall

B.A., Clark University, 1996; M.S., J.D., Vermont Law School, 1999
Brooklyn Heights, N.Y.
Senior Director, Financial Regulations, PayPal

rebecca Colin

Rebecca Colin

B.A., Clark University, 1989; Ph.D., The New School for Social Research, 2000
Greenwich, Conn.
Partner, Colin Development, LLC

Roy Dinicola

Roy DiNicola

B.A., Clark University, 1990; M.S., MBA, Babson College, 2000
Hopkinton, Mass.
Director of Business Development, Granthan Mayo Van Otterloo

Eric Epstein

Eric P. Epstein

B.A., Clark University, 1989; M.S., New York University Schack Institute of Real Estate, 1990
Saddle River, N.J.
Managing Member, Davidson Kempner Capital Management, New York, N.Y.

Richard Freeland

Richard M. Freeland

B.A., Amherst College, 1963; Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, 1969
Boston, Mass.
Professor and President Emeritus, Northeastern University

Ross Gillman

Ross Gillman

B.A., Clark University, 1981; J.D., Cornell University, 1985
New York, N.Y.
Partner, Goodwin Procter LLP

Daniel Hirsch

Daniel O. Hirsch

B.A., Clark University, 1977; J.D., Harvard Law School, 1981
Chevy Chase, Md.
Managing Director, West Halbert Capital, LLC, Washington, D.C.

Nancy Julian

Nancie M. Julian

B.A., Clark University, 1986; MBA, University of Westminster, London, 2002
Greenwich, Conn.

Gary Labovich

Gary Labovich

B.A., Clark University, 1981; M.S., Carnegie Mellon University, 1986
Alexandria, Va.
Executive Vice President, Booz Allen Hamilton, McLean, Va.

John Obrien

John G. O’Brien

B.A., Harvard College, 1972; MBA, Boston University, 1976
Sutton, Mass.
Former Jane and William Mosakowski Distinguished Professor of Higher Education, Clark University

Larry Landry

Lawrence Landry

B.S./B.A., 1971, MBA, 1975, Clark University
Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.
Chairman and CEO, Masterpiece Living, LLC

Vickie riccardo

Vickie H. Riccardo

B.A., College of William & Mary, 1976; J.D., Rutgers Law School, 1986
Westport, Conn.
Retired attorney, former member of the Darien representative town meeting committee, Darien, Conn.

Paul saltzman

Paul Saltzman

B.A., Clark University, 1982
Partner, White and Case LLP,
New York, N.Y.

Ron Shaich

Ron Shaich

B.A., Clark University, 1976; MBA, Harvard Business School, 1978
Brookline, Mass.
Founder, Chairman, and CEO, Panera Bread, Needham, Mass.

Robert Stevenish

Robert Stevenish

Norwalk, Conn.
Retired President and Chief Operating Officer, Modell’s Sporting Goods

Savid Strassler

David H. Strassler

B.A., Harvard College, 1955; MBA, Clark University, 2011
Great Barrington, Mass.
Vice President, Riverside Capital Management, Great Barrington, Mass.

Steve Swain

Steven Swain

B.A., Clark University, 1989; J.D., Villanova Law School, 1992; MBA, George Washington University, 1994
New York, N.Y.
Founder and Managing Partner, Centana Growth Partners, New York, N.Y.

Wendi Trilling

Wendi G. Trilling

B.A., Clark University, 1986
Los Angeles, Calif.
Founder, Trill TV

Alumni Members

Kevin Cherry

Kevin Cherry

B.A., Clark University, 1981
Chief Financial Officer, St. Mary’s High School,
Lynn, Mass.

Mona Domosh

Mona Domosh

B.A., 1979, M.A., 1983, Ph.D., 1985, Clark University
Lebanon, N.H.
Joan P. and Edward J. Foley, Jr. Professor, Department of Geography at Dartmouth College, Hanover, N.H.

Ellen hughes cromwick

Ellen Hughes-Cromwick

B.A., University of Notre Dame, 1977; M.A., 1988, Ph.D., 1986, Clark University
Ann Arbor, Mich.
Associate Director, Social Science and Policy Senior Economist, University of Michigan Energy Institute

Cindy Michael Wolpert

Cynthia Michael-Wolpert

B.A., Clark University, 1990
Westborough, Mass.
Vice President of Coaching and Assessments, Fidelity Investments

Lee Plave

Lee Plave

B.A., Clark University, 1980; J.D., New York Law School, 1983
Rockville, Md.
Co-Founding Partner of Plave Koch PLC, Reston, Va.

Jospeh Poko

Joseph Poku

B.A., Clark University, 1991; M.D., Tufts University, 1996
Macon, Ga.
Cardiologist, Georgia Arrhythmia Consultants, Macon, Ga.

Contact Information

President’s Office

Location
  • Geography Building, Room 202
    Clark University
    950 Main Street
    Worcester, MA 01610
  • 508-793-7320
  • 508-793-8831 Fax
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