Board of Directors

Dr. Juli Parker –
Assistant Dean of Students/Director, Center for Women, Gender & Sexuality, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

Melissa Costa, LICSW –
Clinical Therapist, Social Worker

Kristina daFonseca, esq.
– Executive Director, SouthCoast Fair Housing

Assistant Treasurer
Jane Gonsalves Claims Examiner, Sedgwick CMS

Tanya Alves –
┬áCelia’s Boutique

  • Carmen Aguilar – Dean, Center for Workforce and Community Education, Bristol Community College
  • Rita Braga – Branch Manager, Bristol County Savings Bank
  • Julie Duggan Account Coordinator, Spherion Staffing
  • Leanne Fisher-Ross – Police Officer, City of New Bedford
  • Kristy Francis Student to Career Liason, Global Learning Charter Public School
  • Monica Furtado – Branch Manager, BayCoast Bank
  • Sharon Jones – President/CEO, Southcoast Health/SouthCoast Visiting Nurse Association
  • Rebecca Laliberte – Communications Manager, SouthCoast Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Lynne Mastera – Chief Financial Officer, Precix
  • Kelli Munroe – Tourism Coordinator, Southeastern MA Visitors Bureau
  • Julia Santos – Business Development Manager, Tufts Health Plan
  • Dr. Susan Sylvia – English Department Head, Greater New Bedford Regional Technical High School.