Board of Trustees

The Lasell College Board of Trustees is the elected governing body responsible for the proper legal, managerial and financial stewardship of the College. The Board is responsible for preserving the College’s mission, approving and reviewing long-range plans, financial operations, educational programs, physical plant and ensuring adequate resources for the preservation and advancement of the institution.

Richard BlanksteinRichard K. Blankstein
Newton, MA
Affiliation: Immediate Past Chair of the Board; Chair/Governance & Audit Committee; Attorney (retired), Posternak, Blankstein & Lund LLP, Boston, MA

Rena ClarkRena Clark
Jamaica Plain, MA
Affiliation: Former Partner, Gennx 360 Capital Partners, Cambridge, MA; Former Vice President of Corporate Philanthropy, The Kraft Group

Michael T. ConnerMichael T. Conner '03
Middletown, CT
Affiliation: Superintendent for the Middletown Public Schools in Middletown, CT

Erik CostinErik Costin '02
Viera, FL
Affiliation: Owner, W&J Construction Corporation, Rockledge, FL

Gerry DeRocheGerry DeRoche
Concord, MA
Affiliation: Vice-Chair of the Board; Chair/Innovation Committee; Chief Executive Officer, NEADS (Dogs for Deaf and Disabled Americans), Princeton, MA

John DoranJohn Doran P'14
Wellesley, MA
Affiliation: President, Doran Enterprises LLC, Wellesley, MA

Susan Rinklin DunneSusan Rinklin Dunne '82
New York, NY
Affiliation: Former headhunter for Quantum Management Services, New York, NY; Supporter of Student Sponsor Partners; former Lasell College Overseer

Deborah HealeyDeborah Estabrook P'16
Shelburne, VT
Affiliation: Chair/Investment Committee; Retired, Founding Partner and Head Trader/Head of Technology at Champlain Investment Partners, LLC, Burlington, VT

Irwin GruvermanIrwin (Irv) Gruverman
Lasell Village, Auburndale, MA
Affiliation: Retired engineer; founder and former CEO and Chairman of Microfluidics Corporation and North American Scientific, Inc.

David Hill P'17David Hill P'17
Orleans, MA
Affiliation: Founder and Managing Partner at Cape Asset Management, Charlotte, NC

Lori HindleLori Hindle
Weymouth, MA
Affiliation: Clerk of the Board; Senior Managing Consultant, PFM Financial Advisors LLC; current Vice Chair of the Massachusetts State College Building Authority; serves on Board of Directors of Women in Public Finance, Boston Chapter

Keon HolmesKeon Holmes
Needham, MA
Affiliation: Chair of the Board; Managing Director, Cambridge Associates LLC, Boston, MA

Brad KatesBrad Kates
Wayland, MA
Affiliation: Chair/Marketing Committee; Partner and CEO of Opinion Dynamics

Joe MaraiaJoe Maraia
Cohasset, MA
Affiliation: Partner, Burns Levinson LLP; Boston, MA

David McInnisDavid McInnis '03
Greenwich, CT
Affiliation: Founder, Willard Powell, Inc.; Greenwich, CT

Laurie Samuels PascalLaurie Samuels Pascal
Newton, MA
Affiliation: Chair/Student Learning Committee; Lecturer, Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health; President, Pascal Consulting; Senior Lecturer, Simmons College; Co-founder, Greater Boston Health Care System Salon

Heidi RaffoneHeidi Hanson Raffone '83
Medfield, MA
Affiliation: Former special events coordinator for Seven Up Bottling Corporation; former sales representative for New England Coin-Op

Deborah Kimerling Schneider '70
Debbie Kimerling Schneider '70
Atlanta, GA
Affiliation: Former Policy Advisor to the District 2 Commissioner at DeKalb County Government, Atlanta, GA

Peter SchultePeter Schulte
New York, NY
Affiliation: Treasurer of the Board; Chair/Finance Committee; Managing Partner, CM Equity Partners, New York, NY

Karl VasiloffKarl Vasiloff
Waban, MA
Affiliation: Attorney specializing in complex litigation, a particular focus on losses arising out of man-made and natural disasters

Trustees Emeriti

Sally Andrews
Kissimmee, FL

Nancy Lawson Donahue '49/P'78/H'98
Lowell, MA

RoseMary B. Fuss
Wellesley, MA

Nancy Grellier '49
Sudbury, MA

John (Jack) Leonard
Weymouth, MA

Erik Stapper
Lasell Village, Auburndale, MA and New York, NY

Eric Turner H'13
Newton, MA

Ex Officio Members

Michael B. Alexander
Sherborn, MA
Affiliation: President of Lasell College

Brittany Baker '07
Roslindale, MA
Affiliation: President, Board of Management (Lasell Alumni, Inc.)

Mitchell Phillips '04, G'06
Swampscott, MA
Affiliation: Chair, Board of Overseers

Margery Silver
Lasell Village, Auburndale, MA
Affiliation: Chair, Lasell Village Board of Trustees