The Regis College Board of Trustees manages the affairs of the university. The authority of the Board of Trustees is affirmed through its general, academic, and financial policy-making functions and its responsibility for Regis' financial health and welfare.

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Gerald Algere, MS

A banking executive for three decades, Mr. Algere’s leadership helped provide schools, municipalities, non-profits, and healthcare institutions financial guidance and support by developing solutions to prosper and deliver on their mission. In his role at Brookline Bank, he is the institutional banking team leader in the commercial banking group. Previously at Century Bank, Mr. Algere helped build a national reputation for the bank’s non-profit group and oversaw a loan portfolio of $2.2 billion.

Mr. Algere’s passion is helping organizations that assist those with disabilities, transitional housing, and those that provide homes for low-income families and others with special needs. He has served on the boards of numerous organizations including The Sacred Heart School, Fontbonne Academy, Greater Boston Interfaith Organization, Youthbuild of Boston, Jackie Robinson Scholarship Committee, and DARE Family Services. Mr. Algere received a master’s degree from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and bachelor’s from St. Lawrence University in New York.

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Marian Batho, CSJ, '70

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.

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Rosemary Brennan, CSJ, '70, MEd, MDiv

Sister Rosemary, Regis College class of 1970, 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.

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Allison S. Cartwright, JD

With extensive litigation and jury trial experience, Cartwright serves as attorney-in-charge at CPCS Roxbury Defenders, a unit of the state public defender agency. She previously owned a general law practice in Jamaica Plain while simultaneously serving as a supervising attorney with Suffolk Lawyers for Justice, Inc. Cartwright also held the position of assistant corporation counsel for the City of Boston. With a law degree from Boston College, a Master of Arts in English and American studies from Michigan State University, and a Bachelor of Arts in English and psychology from the University of Michigan, Cartwright has held many appointments and board memberships including the Boston Police Reform Task Force, the Mass. Advisory Board on Probation, the Governor’s Restorative Justice Advisory Committee, faculty at the Harvard Law School Trial Advocacy Workshop, the Mass. Black Lawyers Assoc., and Mass. Black Women Attorneys.

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Kevin Conroy, JD

Kevin Conroy is a partner at Foley Hoag LLP in Boston where his primary focus is government investigations and regulatory matters. Conroy has considerable experience developing proactive strategies to guide clients through every aspect of the regulatory process, including consumer protection investigations, hospital closures and rate proceedings. Prior to this, Conroy served as the Massachusetts Deputy Attorney General under former Attorney General Martha Coakley where he supervised civil matters including employment, labor, non-profit, consumer enforcement, insurance, financial services, civil rights, health care and energy. Before this appointment, he served as the Chief of the Attorney General’s Business and Labor Bureau, overseeing business, technology and economic development, energy, fair labor, Medicaid fraud and non-profit/public charities divisions. He also served as chief of staff and general counsel of the New England Council. Conroy received his law degree from Boston College and bachelor’s degree from Tufts University.

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Kevin T. Conry, JD

Mr. Conry has spent his career serving in higher education and the nonprofit sector. As an adjunct professor of law for more than two decades, he has taught on issues related to nonprofit organizations. He most recently served as the vice president for development at the Center for Global Development, a nonprofit that aims to reduce global poverty and improve lives through innovative economic research and policy advocacy. Prior to this, he served in a variety of senior academic administrative roles at Georgetown University, including law vice president of strategic development and external affairs, and associate dean at Georgetown Law. He provided oversight for fundraising, alumni relations, communications, real estate planning, public safety and emergency planning, and continuing legal education. Married to Regis alumna MaryBeth Graham Conry ’74, he received his bachelor and juris doctor degrees from Georgetown University.

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Clyde Evans, PhD

Clyde Evans, PhD, has built an impressive career with expertise in many areas such as policy analysis, grant writing, and project-management. Dr. Evans is president of CE Consulting, which provides a range of career, professional, and organizational services to individuals and institutions in academic and health related fields. He formerly served as the vice president at Association of Academic Health Centers, director of American Network of Health Promoting Universities, and associate dean for clinical affairs and director of the office for academic careers at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Evans has been recognized with several awards and honors in the fields of science and teaching. He takes an active role in major advisory committees and has been called upon for numerous presentations and consultations.

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Joe-Ann Fergus, PhD, RN

Joe-Ann Fergus is director of the Division of Member Services at the Massachusetts Nurses Association (MNA), the largest union and professional association of registered nurses and health professionals in the state, representing more than 23,000 members working in 85 healthcare facilities. She earned her bachelor of science in biology from Stetson University, bachelor of science in nursing from Simmons College, master’s in dispute resolution, and a doctorate in nursing from the University of Massachusetts Boston. Dr. Fergus is a member of the Massachusetts Nurses Association, Sigma Theta Tau, and serves as a member of the Massachusetts Action Coalition’s Subcommittee, which focuses on faculty recruitment and development. She holds appointed seats on the Massachusetts Health Workforce Advisory Panel and the Industrial Accident Nominating Panel.

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John M. Gray, MBA, JD

John Gray is president and chief executive officer of Healthcare Distribution Alliance (HDA), a role he’s held since 2004, where he is responsible for overseeing all HDA operations and activities. In addition, Attorney Gray serves as president and CEO of the HDA Research Foundation. Prior to this, he served for ten years as CEO of the International Foodservice Distributors Association and as Food Distributor International’s (FDI) executive vice president and general counsel. Attorney Gray received his bachelor’s degree from The College of William and Mary, MBA from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, and a JD from the University of Virginia School of Law.

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Antoinette M. Hays, PhD, RN

Antoinette "Toni" 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 Regis. Dr. Hays worked with faculty to expand Regis 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. She 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 board of 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).

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Leila A. (Lee) Hogan, CSJ, '61, PhD

Sister Lee, Regis College class of 1961, is the president of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Boston. She received her master of arts degree in political science from Tufts University, doctor of philosophy degree in government and politics from the University of Maryland, and completed the Higher Education Resource Services (HERS) Management Institute certificate. Sister Lee has filled many roles at Regis from 1975-present, including associate professor and chairperson of the Political Science department and academic dean between 1985 and 2001.

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Kristin Hokanson, SNDdeN

Sister Kristin Hokanson is a Sister of Notre Dame de Namur. She has worked in education and administration for over 25 years in Catholic schools in Massachusetts and is certified as an instructional technology specialist. Sister Kristin is the founder and principal of the Notre Dame Virtual School which uses technology to network the schools and ministries of the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur on five continents. She is also a program supervisor at Emmanuel College and a supervisor in the Educational Leadership Program at Bridgewater State University. Sister Kristin serves on the Advisory Board of the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur at the United Nations and promotes the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals through the virtual school. In addition, she formerly served on the governing boards of Academy of Notre Dame in Tyngsboro and Notre Dame Academy in Worcester. Sister Kristin has a bachelor’s degree from Salem State University and advanced degrees from Boston University and University of Massachusetts.

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Wael Al-Husami, MD, FACC, FACP

Wael Al-Husami, MD, FACC, FACP, has more than 25 years of experience as a physician, executive, and teacher, and is a widely respected expert on international health and business development. Dr. Al-Husami serves as medical director of international health and a senior member of the executive health team at Lahey Hospital and Medical Center, a nonprofit, physician-led academic medical center in Burlington, Mass. He is also an assistant professor at Tufts University School of Medicine and a faculty member at BIDMC Disaster Medicine Fellowship, an affiliated fellowship of the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative and the National Preparedness Leadership Initiative.

Dr. Al-Husami is board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular medicine, and interventional cardiology. He holds a bachelor of medicine and surgery degree from the University of Jordan. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine through Cornell Weill Medical College affiliated hospital; and completed his fellowships in cardiovascular disease and interventional cardiology at Lahey Hospital and Medical Center, followed by vascular medicine and endovascular peripheral intervention fellowship at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Boston through Tufts University School of Medicine.

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Kathleen S. Jose '87, '94, MSN, RN

Kathleen Jose, Regis class of 1987 and 1994, is former chief nursing officer and senior vice president of Lahey Hospital and Medical Center in Burlington, MA. As a senior leader at Lahey, Ms. Jose oversaw the highest quality of patient care and created operational programs that ensured quality and improved patient satisfaction and managed an 80 million dollar budget with approximately 1,200 full-time positions. Ms. Jose led the cross functional team that successfully took Lahey to Magnet Status in 2009, an award given by the American Nurses' Credentialing Center (ANCC) to hospitals that satisfy a set of criteria designed to measure the strength and quality of their nursing. Ms. Jose is a member of the American Organization of Nurse Executives and Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society.

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Jacquelyn McCarthy, CSJ, MA, RN

Sister Jacquelyn is CEO and administrator of Bethany Health Care Center in Framingham, MA. She received her associate's degree in nursing from Laboure College, bachelor's degree from St. Joseph College, and a master’s degree in health care administration from Framingham State University. She is currently a member of the American College of Health Care Administrators, health care consultant for the National Religious Retirement Office in Washington, D.C., member of the Department of Public Health Informal Dispute Resolution Board, and board member of Elizabeth Seton/Marillac Residence in Wellesley, MA.

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Kathleen McCluskey, CSJ, '71, PhD

Sister Kathy, 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.

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Patrice Tegan McCloskey

Patrice McCloskey is chief information officer of Communications Technology Services, LLC, a firm providing wireless and network solutions for enterprises and mobile network operators based in Marlboro, Mass. A former director of software development at Workgroup Technology and software engineer at Digital Equipment Corporation, Ms. McCloskey’s extensive technology and business process expertise spans more than three decades. Ms. McCloskey volunteers on many boards including serving as treasurer of the Neighborhood Outreach Connection in her hometown of Hilton Head, South Carolina, and member of the Plantation Garden Club. She received a bachelor’s degree in computer science and mathematics from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a master’s degree in computer sciences from Brown University.

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Glenn Morris

Glenn Morris has extensive architecture and design experience and is founder and chairman of Morris Architects. An accomplished author, Mr. Morris has also taught architecture and design for more than 25 years at University of Rome (Sapienza), Iowa State University, Vanderbilt University, and Suffolk University. He was the founder and Chair of the College of Interior Design at the Boston Architectural College and served as president of the Business Facilities Foundation Inc., Newton Needham Chamber of Commerce, and Newton Corner Community Development Corporation, and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Charles River Consortium, Inc. Mr. Morris graduated from the University of Massachusetts Boston and Boston Architectural College. In addition to Regis, Mr. Morris serves on the Board of St. Mary's High School in Lynn, Mass.

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Jeffrey Navin

Jeff Navin is the Vice President of Project Management and Procurement for Consigli Construction Co., Inc. He brings over 23 years of experience to his role, providing strategic direction and corporate leadership across all regions and markets.

As a member of Consigli’s leadership team and Board of Directors, Jeff has contributed to scaling the company from a local, Massachusetts-based contractor to one of the largest General Contractors in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic with nine regional offices and over $2 billion in annual revenue. Over the course of Jeff’s tenure at Consigli, he has played a significant role in leading business operations including acquisitions, implementing integrated project management systems, and developing the next generation of leaders.

In addition, Jeff oversees some of Consigli’s most complex, high-profile projects in the academic, life science, and developer markets, ranging in size up to $300 Million. Notable projects include Biogen’s world headquarters, Sanofi’s global research headquarters; MIT’s innovation incubator at The Engine; Attleboro and Winchester’s high schools; Boston College and Northeastern University, among others.

Jeff helped to transition Consigli from a fourth-generation family business to a 100% employee-owned company, and now serves as a member of Consigli’s Board of Directors. He empowers employees to have an owner’s mindset and is committed to providing the best experience for Consigli’s people and clients. He is also active in the community and a member of several organizations including the Associated General Contractors of Massachusetts Board of Directors and the Worcester Polytechnic Institute Civil and Environmental Engineering Board of Advisors.

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Jigisha B. Patel, JD

Ms. Patel has spent the majority of her career serving as a global advisor in higher education at Northeastern University. Her work focuses on global initiatives, international students and programs, international hiring and contracts, global compliance and regulatory affairs, U.S. sanctions/embargoes, and general higher education matters. As chief advisor for international and immigration services, Patel strategically guides a university with more than 16,000 international students and scholars. Prior to Northeastern, she served as associate attorney at Costa and Riccio, LLP in Boston, and Zavala Law Offices in Phoenix, Arizona. She is actively engaged in the legal community, serving on the Boston Bar Association In-House Forum Advisory Committee and is a member of NAFSA: Association of International Educators, National Association of College and University Attorneys (NACUA), American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), and South Asian Bar Association (SABA). Patel received her juris doctor from New England Law and bachelor of arts in political science from Arizona State University.

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Lisa Thompson, MBA

Partner with Axiom Consulting which acquired her management consulting firm Sturbridge Growth Partners, Thompson is an expert in commercial strategy and strategic planning. Her experience spans multiple industries including manufacturing, software, hardware, medical products, distribution, and B2B services. A Regis College class of 1991 alumna, Thompson received her MBA from Babson College. She previously served at Strategic Pricing Group (SPG) where she founded and led the firm’s Chicago office growing revenues more than 40 percent during her tenure. After 10 years at SPG and rising to the role of vice president and managing director, the firm was sold to Monitor Group where she served as a senior partner for eight years. She became a partner at Deloitte Consulting when they acquired Monitor Group. During her time with Deloitte she served as a leader of their award-winning Women’s Initiative, and led the manufacturing strategy practice. Thompson serves on corporate boards including Consigli Construction and Twin Valley, and nonprofit boards including the College Advisory Board at Babson College and as chair for Metrowest Chamber of Commerce.

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Maylin S. Truesdell '05, '06, MS

Maylin Truesdell, Regis College class of 2005 and 2006, has spent over a decade in the health care industry managing relationships with governmental regulators to bring lifesaving products to physicians and patients around the world. She is currently the regulatory lead at Capsule Technologies, a global provider of medical device integration for hospitals and healthcare organizations. In this role, she develops the regulatory strategy and oversees international registration activities to expand Capsule Technologies’ global business. Prior to this, she worked in regulatory affairs at Cardinal Health, Boston Scientific Corporation, Life Technologies and Anika Therapeutics, Inc.

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Satish Vankayalapati, MBA

Vankayalapati is the founder and chairman of MedicaMetrix, a medical device company leading the development of a new paradigm that transforms prostate health management. He is also the CEO of UrbanX Global, which invests in technologies and supporting infrastructure focusing on technology-enhanced healthcare and medical devices, platforms for enhancing and securing the online environment, and real estate. Vankayalapati recently served as the president of the multi-billion-dollar real estate asset management firm Capri Capital Partners and partner at McKinsey and Company, where he advised clients in strategic mergers and acquisitions in excess of $100 billion and helped clients conceptualize and execute green-field development projects over $1 billion. He holds an MBA degree from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and an undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering.

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