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Board of Trustees
The Regis College Board of Trustees manages the affairs of the Corporation. The authority of the Board of Trustees is affirmed through its general, academic and financial policy-making functions and its responsibility for the financial health and welfare of the Corporation. The Board of Trustees consists of between 16 and 36 members. Current members are:
Joan Shea, MBA – Chair
Lee Hogan, CSJ, PhD – Vice Chair
Maureen Doherty, CSJ – Secretary
Michael Halloran, MBA – Treasurer
Carole F. Barrett, JD
Ernest Bartell, c.s.c. (Trustee Emeritus)
Marian Batho, CSJ
Rosemary Brennan, CSJ
Meyer J. Chambers, MLM
Hans Christensen, MBA
Mary Anne Doyle, CSJ. PhD
Antoinette Hays, PhD, RN
Sabina T. Herlihy, JD
Ruth Sanderson Kingsbury
Peter Langenus, JD
Mary Ann Walsh Lewis
Kathleen McCluskey, CSJ, PhD
Peter Minihane, CPA
Glenn Morris, AIA, IIDA
Thomas P. O'Neill, III, MPA
Joseph H. Petrowski
Jane Tedder, EdD
John J. Tegan, Jr., MEd
Richard W. Young, PhD (Trustee Emeritus)
Ms. Barrett, Regis class of 1963, is a graduate of St. John’s University School of Law and is admitted to practice in New York and California. She specializes in brand selection and development, advertising law, copyrights, and licensing and is currently the principal at Barrett IP Law. Ms. Barrett led the Trademark Counseling & Transactions Group at Howard Rice in San Francisco and was a member of the firm’s diversity committee. Ms. Barrett has also served as in-house counsel at two international corporations. Ms. Barrett was a member of the Executive Committee of the Intellectual Property Section of the California State Bar for four years and currently serves as the vice chair of the Trademark Interest Group.
Fr. Ernest Bartell received a doctorate in economics from Princeton University, a master’s in theology from Holy Cross College in Washington, D.C., a master’s in economics from the University of Chicago, and a bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of Notre Dame. A former president of Stonehill College, he has been associate director of the Holy Cross Mission Center and Overseas Mission coordinator for the Priests of the Holy Cross. Previously, he was executive director of the Kellogg Institute, director of the Center for the Study of Man in Contemporary Society, and chair of the Economics Department at Notre Dame.
Sister Marian, Regis College class of 1970, is currently delegate for Religious in the Archdiocese of Boston. She was the president of the former Aquinas College in Newton, MA, where she was responsible for fundraising and the development of new programs.
Anita, from Guaynabo, Puerto Rico, is senior vice president at UBS Financial Services of Puerto Rico, Inc., and a member of its President’s Council. Prior to this position, Anita specialized in investments at Salomon Smith Barney, E.F. Hutton, and Paine Webber. Having majored in political science and history at Regis, Bigles brings a multicultural financial outlook and a commitment to community service to her career. She currently serves on the board of directors of United Way of Puerto Rico. Since 1978 Bigles has been a member of the New York Stock Exchange, NASDAQ, FINRA, AMEX, CBOE, and the Philadelphia Stock Exchange and ARCA. She is bilingual.
S. Rosemary, Regis College class of 1970, is the president of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Boston. She received her master’s of divinity degree in theology from Weston Jesuit School of Theology and her master’s of education degree in reading and language arts from Boston University. She was adjunct faculty at Boston College’s Institute of Religious Education and Pastoral Ministry and continues to teach in the post-master’s certificate program in spiritual formation at Boston College School of Theology and Ministry. She has served on boards of many of the CSJ sponsored ministries and is also a seasoned spiritual director and retreat presenter.
Meyer J. Chambers is the director of liturgical music at St. Katharine Drexel Roman Catholic Church in Boston and campus minister for Liturgical Arts at Boston College. He is founder of the Archdiocese of Boston's Black Choir and recipient of the archdiocese's Bishop Cheverus Medal and Bishop Augustine Healy Award for his work fostering educational opportunities and demonstrating faith and compassion. A native of New Orleans, Mr. Chambers is an accomplished musician and soloist and has traveled the world on the Archdiocese of Boston Black Catholic Choir Tour.
Hans Christensen is chief executive officer of MJX Asset management, LLC, a company he co-founded in 2003. Prior to this, he was chief investment officer for Barclays U.S. Collateralized Debt Obligation asset management business and he helped pioneer Citibank’s portfolio management effort. He is a co-founder of “A New Beginning,” a charity that runs an elementary school and a vocational school in Pakistan. In addition to being a member of the Regis College Board, he is a trustee at Christ Church United Methodist in New York City. Christensen received his bachelor’s degree in finance from Indiana University and his master’s in finance from DePaul University in Chicago. He lives in Westport, Connecticut.
Ms. Dawley, Regis class of 1979, serves as executive vice president at FolderWave. A widely-respected higher education strategist, researcher, innovator, and thought leader in enrollment management, Kathy has long provided service to boards of trustees, presidents, leadership councils, enrollment management teams, and academic departments to plan and achieve strategic and operational goals. She is the former president of Maguire Associates and also serves as a member of the Board of Trustees Bellarmine University. Kathy’s work has focused primarily on higher education trends, policies, and events, and her articles have been regularly published in University Business, The Boston Business Journal, and The Journal of College Admission. She has been quoted as a thought leader in Bloomberg BusinessWeek, CBS MoneyWatch, The Chronicle of Higher Education, The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Boston Globe, The San Francisco Chronicle, and USA Today.
Sister Maureen, Regis College class of 1968, received a master’s degree in education from Boston College. For 23 years, she served as a teacher or a principal in various schools in the Archdiocese of Boston. From 1984 to 1994, she was principal of St. Raphael School, West Medford, MA and was president of the Archdiocesan Principals’ Association. S. Maureen currently serves as a trustee for Bethany Hill School, a sponsored ministry of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Boston and as chair of the Executive Board of CORT 1 (Conference of Regional Treasurers). She is also the secretary of the Regis College Corporation.
Sister Mary Anne, Regis College class of 1967, earned her doctorate from Ohio State University. She has taught at Regis College and directed its research center. Besides many roles teaching mathematics and physics, Sister helped the planning effort in the Catholic Schools Office of the Archdiocese of Boston. She currently is business manager at St. Julia’s Parish, Weston, and continues to teach college physics part-time.
Mrs. Ferazzi, Regis College class of 1969, of Boston and Falmouth is very active in the Boston commercial real estate market. She is tenant relations manager at New City Corporation in Boston where she is responsible for service needs of commercial tenants in various holdings throughout Suffolk County. She is also property manager at 125 Broad Street in Boston. Additionally, she is owner and manager of The Studio & The Studio Marina in Falmouth, MA.
Mrs. Ferazzi’s philanthropic experience stems from her many years as philanthropic coordinator at The Rack in Boston. She was also founding member of the University of Miami’s Parents Council where she was successful in meeting the goal to bring its US News and World Report Ranking from 84 to the top 40 during her tenure. Prior to this she was a French, Spanish and Latin teacher for the Arlington Public Schools.
In addition to her other roles, Ferazzi is owner and manager of Cassie’s Place in Falmouth – a Sober House for Women. She is passionate about animals and serves on the Humane Society of Broward County in Florida. She served on the Regis College Class of 1969 Reunion Committee and, since 2012, on the Regis Institutional Advancement Committee.
Mr. Halloran earned his MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business in Palo Alto, CA and bachelor’s in economics and american studies from Princeton University. He began his career in finance at Salomon Brothers, Inc. in 1984. He later joined the Mergers and Acquisitions Group at Alex. Brown & Sons in Baltimore. Mr. Halloran opened the European investment banking division for Alex. Brown as managing director, European head, based in London. He moved to Boston in 1998 and worked as global head of technology investment banking at Deutsche Bank Alex Brown. Currently, he is on the board of trustees and treasurer at Parmenter Health Care, a non-profit in Wayland that provides visiting nurses services, rehabilitation care, palliative care, hospice care and community services for the metrowest area.
Dr. Hays received a doctorate from the Heller School at Brandeis University, a master’s degree from Boston University, and a bachelor’s degree from Boston College. Dr. Hays started her career at Regis College in 1985 as an adjunct professor. She has risen through the ranks to the dean of the School of Nursing, Science and Health Professions and is now president of the College. Dr. Hays worked with faculty to expand the College by envisioning and providing myriad nursing and health profession programs including the dual track health and fitness program in nutrition or sport management, the public health major, several different master’s programs in nursing, the master’s in health administration, the doctorate of nursing practice and, most recently, the master’s in biomedical science and applied behavioral analysis. Dr. Hays is a member of many professional organizations, including Massachusetts Colleges of Nursing (MACN), Eastern Nurse Research Society; American Association for Colleges of Nursing (AACN) Program Committee, and serves on the boards of the Gifford School, Weston, MA; Parmenter Health VNA and Community Care, Wayland, MA; and Partners in Health. As Regis president, she is also a member of the Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of Massachusetts (AICUM), the Association of Colleges of the Sisters of St. Joseph (ACSSJ), the Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities (ACCU), and the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC).
Judge Herlihy was appointed an administrative judge by Governor Deval Patrick to the Department of Industrial Accidents in 2013. Prior to taking the bench, Judge Herlihy represented both employers and employees. She was named a Massachusetts super lawyer in the area of employment law in 2007 and 2009 through 2013 and received the highest professional excellence rating from Martindale Hubbell (AV). Judge Herlihy has served as a director and general counsel of the Neponset Valley Chamber of Commerce and in 2013 as chairman of the board. She also served as a corporator of Dedham Savings Bank and a past council member of the Norfolk Bar Association. Judge Herlihy received her bachelor of arts degree in Spanish and economics from Regis in 1981 and her juris doctor from Suffolk University Law School in 1988. She was admitted to the Massachusetts Bar in 1988 and the United States District Court for the First Circuit in 1989.
S. Lee, Regis College class of 1961, received her master of arts degree in political science from Tufts and doctor of philosophy degree in government and politics from the University of Maryland. S. Lee completed the Higher Education Resource Services (HERS) Management Institute certificate in 1991-92. She has filled many roles at Regis College from 1975-present, including associate professor and chairperson of the Political Science Department and was academic dean at Regis between 1985 and 2001.
Mrs. Kingsbury, Regis College class of 1957, has had a long and very rewarding career in volunteer work, mainly at Emerson Hospital in Concord, MA, the Veterans Hospital in Bedford, MA, and the Pine Street Inn. While a student at Regis, Mrs. Kingsbury, affectionately known as “Spud,” was a member of the basketball team and the Glee Club. Since graduating, she continues her role as class fund agent and sponsors one Sharing Opportunities student at Regis.
Kate Korzendorfer is vice president of technology commercial delivery at RBS Citizens Bank in Cranston, RI, where she manages programs and projects in commercial banking and asset finance. Prior to this, she was program manager at Norman Technologies in Charlotte, NC, a global consulting firm providing management and technology consulting services. She received a bachelor’s degree in management information systems from Babson College.
Spouse of Eileen McCormick, Regis class of 1978, Mr. Langenus is a practicing lawyer at Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP in New York. His focus is on litigation arising out of all aspects of the manufacture and sale of goods. He serves as national coordinating counsel for domestic and off-shore manufacturers. A former U.S. Army Reserve Colonel, Mr. Langenus is also a trustee of the U.S. Army War College Foundation and Commander, Post 653 Veterans of Foreign Wars in New Canaan, CT. Mr. Langenus has a degree in English literature from the University of Notre Dame and a law degree from New York University School of Law.
Mary Ann Walsh Lewis, Regis class of 1974, in-coming president and the government liaison of SAVE International, the professional society for Value Enhancing Methodologies, spent her career promoting value-improving practices and construction management. Prior to retiring in 2014, she managed Black & Veatch’s Water Program & Construction Management Practice. Mary Ann co-founded Lewis & Zimmerman Associates (1982), the Construction Dynamics Group (1983), and CDG International (1991-UK), which were sold in 2004 to ARCADIS. She worked for two U.S. Congressmen early in her career. She is a trustee and former chair and director of the nonprofit Lawrence D. Miles Value Foundation.
S. Kathleen, Regis class of 1971, received her PhD in English and American Literature from Brandeis. She is a facilitator and consultant for religious communities of women religious throughout the United States. She served a 10-year term as executive director of the US Federation of the Sisters of St. Joseph and formerly served as president of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Boston. She has served on corporations and boards of many CSJ sponsored ministries.
Mr. Minihane received a bachelor’s and master’s degree from Bentley University. He has over 45 years of executive experience building and leading high-growth technology companies. He is currently a private investor. Mr. Minihane's previous positions include CFO at Actifio, a copy data storage company, CFO and treasurer of Acme Packet, the worldwide leader in Session Border Controllers, and COO of Colubris Networks. He has also held leadership positions as StarBak Communications, Visual Networks, Microcom and Data General Corporation.
Mr. Morris is chairman of Morris Architects. He has served as a business leader in local, state, and national venues and has been a Chamber of Commerce president. He has served political campaigns from local to national in scope and was a member of the national finance committee for a former presidential candidate. He was the founder of the School of Interior Design at the Boston Architectural Center and currently serves on the boards at St. Mary’s High School in Lynn, Grub Street Inc. and Newton at Home.
Ms. O’Hare, Regis College class of 1969, was a principal in the Enterprise Risk Services Group of Deloitte & Touche, LLP prior to her retirement in 2011. She was responsible for the delivery of risk management services to clients nationally – including technology risk and controls assessments. She has over 25 years of audit, technology, and operations experience. She returned to the firm after eight years in industry where she was a senior vice-president of a major New York bank. There she served in a number of capacities including internal IT audit director; division head in IT operations managing the technical and control groups of the data processing centers, and finally in charge of the international and corporate trust systems. In this last position she had responsibility for global technology deployment, as well as large domestic business applications such as stock transfer and letters of credit. Ms. O’Hare has had a broad range of experience in assessing internal control structures within operations and technology.
Tom O’Neill is founder and chief executive officer of O’Neill and Associates, a leading public relations and government affairs consulting firm in Boston. A former state legislator and lieutenant governor of Massachusetts from 1975-1983, O’Neill’s expertise spans public and private sectors in transportation, healthcare, higher education, financial services and nonprofit development. O’Neill is the oldest son of the late U.S. Speaker Tip O’Neill. He serves on many boards including Tufts Health Plan, Mt. Auburn Hospital, Massachusetts Hospital Schools Foundation, the Women’s Lunch Place, and Boston College. He received a bachelor’s degree from Boston College and a master’s degree in public administration from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government.
Joseph Petrowski is currently the founder and managing director of Mercantor Partners, a 20-person private equity group focused on downstream energy distribution and retail convenience. From 2008 to 2014 he was the CEO of the combined Cumberland Farms-Gulf Oil Group. The company is a $13 billion annual revenue enterprise employing over 8,000 people in 29 states. The Cumberland Farms-Gulf Oil Group is the 34th largest private company on the Forbes 500 list. Cumberland Farms is the nation’s 8th largest convenience retailer. During his time as CEO, the company achieved record earnings and increased the Cumberland Farms retail store count to 700 and Gulf-branded locations to 3,500. Petrowski is a member of the Board of South Jersey Industries, a publicly traded natural gas utility and national energy merchant (NYSE ticker symbol: SJI). He is also a member of the Henry Kravis Institute for Leadership Development and a trustee of Boston College High School. He was past chairman of New England Power Pool Board of Review as well as a former board member of the Financial Economic Institute of Claremont McKenna College. From 1991 to 1999 Petrowski was CEO of Louis Dreyfus Energy that owned and operated the 76 Brand as well as 40 refined oil product terminals that were part of the national network he helped assemble. Petrowski is active in many industry trade associations including the Society of Independent Gasoline Marketers of America (SIGMA) where he is a board member and vice chairman. He has written numerous articles on energy and public policy, regulation and market development and is a frequent guest (65 plus appearances) on MSNBC, CNBC, Fox Business News and Bloomberg Radio. He has been a contributing editor to the Wall Street Journal and has testified before Congress and several regulatory agencies on energy and international trade issues. Petrowski graduated with honors from Harvard University with a degree in economics and government.
Mrs. Shea received a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Chicago. She is the former president of Shea Solutions, Inc., a professional services firm providing strategic and managerial consulting to public and non-profit industries. Mrs. Shea brings to Regis a wealth of knowledge of financial, management and human resources systems having worked in both the private and public sectors throughout her career. She is a deputy comptroller for the state of Massachusetts and an adjunct professor at Suffolk University.
Dr. Tedder, Regis College class of 1966, received her master’s degree from the University of Wisconsin and a doctorate in education from the University of Massachusetts. In 2006 she retired as education program officer for the CT Center for School Change where she inaugurated leadership development programs and education policy planning and research units. From 1989 to 2001 she served as executive director of Education Connection, a regional educational service center in western CT. She currently consults with educational and not-for-profit organizations in areas of leadership development, organizational improvement, and planning. She is active as an executive coach to non-profit CEOs. Additionally, she leads training sessions on board development, staff and board relations, and leadership in the non-profit sector. She served on the Regis Alumni Fund Executive Board and the strategic planning committee and received the Alumnae Loyalty Award in 2006.
Mr. Tegan received his master's in education from Salem State College and bachelor of arts in English at Suffolk University. He is founder and chairman of Communications Technology Services, LLC, a company that designs and installs voice and data systems in the commercial, government and education markets. Prior to this, he was in sales management at Digital Equipment Corporation. He also taught and was director of the reading program for the Revere, MA public schools. Mr. Tegan is a pastoral visitor at Brigham & Women’s Hospital in Boston and a member of the Finance Committee at the Paulist Center in Boston.
Dr. Young received a bachelor’s and master’s degree from Dartmouth College and a master’s and doctorate from Columbia University. He became affiliated with Regis in 1968 with his appointment to the Associate Board of Trustees. When the College became an independent corporation in 1972, he became a trustee. He was elected to the Regis Corporation in 1983 and served as chair of the board for several years. Regis awarded Dr. Young a doctor of science degree, Honoris Causa in 2002.
While at Polaroid Corporation between 1962-1982, he served in several executive positions including senior vice president for research and development, executive vice president and president of the international division. He was president of Houghton-Mifflin Company in Boston; chairman and CEO of Mentor Ophthalmics, Inc. in Rockland, MA; and held director positions at Bay State Milling Company in Quincy, MA, Mentor Corporation in Santa Barbara, CA, and Instron Corporation in Canton, MA. He holds more than fifty patents of photographic and pharmaceutical products, and is the inventor of Neptazane, the first drug designed for treatment of glaucoma. Dr. Young has been a trustee of Trinitas Foundation; the International Chamber of Commerce; the Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole, MA; and the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary. He chaired the Advisory Council of the International Business Center of New England and was a past member of the Presidential Commission on Executive, Legislative and Judicial Salaries, and Northeastern University Corporation.