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Nichols College

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Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees is the governing body of Nichols, responsible for all academic, administrative, and financial affairs within the College.


  • John H. Davis ’72

    Chairman of the Board
    John H. Davis ’72

    Chairman & CEO, Ventry Industries, LLC

  • Thomas J. Hall ’69

    Vice Chairman
    Thomas J. Hall ’69

    Managing Director - Investments, Tower Point Wealth Management, LLC

  • Thomas S. Lodge ’79

    Thomas S. Lodge ’79

    Former Partner, PricewaterhouseCooper

  • Constantine Alexander

    Constantine Alexander

    Senior Counsel, Nutter, McClennen & Fish, LLP

Board Members

  • Joseph Bartulis

    Joseph Bartulis

    Officer, Fletcher Tilton, PC

  • Randall V. Becker ’83 MBA ’96

    Randall V. Becker ’83 MBA ’96

    Retired Executive Vice President & CFO, MAPFRE USA Corp.

  • David G. Bedard ’86

    David G. Bedard ’86

    Senior Vice President, Finance Services Organization, New York Life Investments Group

  • Alice C. Belden '85 MBA '92

    Alice C. Belden '85 MBA '92

    Retired Customer Service & Systems Manager, Rogers Corporation

  • Jane T. Birckhead

    Jane T. Birckhead

    Agent, Assured Partners NL

  • Jonathan M. Birtwell '06

    Jonathan M. Birtwell '06

    Trader / Portfolio Manager, Panagora Asset Management

  • Photo of Trustee James Brown

    James C. Brown '87

    Executive VP & Chief Lending Officer, Boston Private Bank & Trust

  • Carolyn Burke MBA ’92

    Carolyn Burke MBA ’92

    AVP, Talent Acquisition, MAPFRE USA Corp.

  • Jennie L. Caissie MBA ’00

    Jennie L. Caissie MBA ’00

    Attorney, Michael V. Caplette Law Office

  • Photo of Trustee Gail Carberry

    Gail E. Carberry, Ed.D.

    President Emeritus, Quinsigamond Community College

  • James W. Coghlin, Sr. ’67

    James W. Coghlin, Sr. ’67

    Chairman & Coach, Coghlin Companies, Inc.

  • Stephen A. Davis ’80

    Stephen A. Davis ’80

    Partner, Ventry Industries, LLC

  • Edwin B. Donahue ’72

    Edwin B. Donahue ’72

    Former Sr. Vice President/CFO, Vitruvian Exploration, LLC

  • Photo of Anna Dyakiv

    Anna Dyakiv '14

    VIP Member Experience Executive, Boston Celtics

  • Photo of President Susan West Engelkemeyer

    Susan West Engelkemeyer, Ph.D.


  • Asuman Göksel

    Asuman Göksel

    Vice President, IBEC Consultancy Education

  • Samuel R. Haines ’73

    Samuel R. Haines ’73

    Chairman & CEO, Gear Motions, Inc.

  • David G. Hale ’75

    David G. Hale ’75

    Retired Senior Vice President of the Americas, Polaroid Corporation

  • Robert B. Kuppenheimer ’69

    Robert B. Kuppenheimer ’69

    Retired Vice President & Managing Director, Distribution Development, Nuveen Investments, LLC

  • Peter L. Lynch ’74

    Peter L. Lynch ’74

    Retired President, CEO & Chairman of the Board, Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc.

  • John H. McClutchy, Jr. ’72

    John H. McClutchy, Jr. ’72

    President, JHM Financial Group, LLC

  • Photo of Stefany C. Mendez

    Stefany C. Mendez '13 MBA '16

    Procurement Category Lead, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care

  • Senator Richard T. Moore

    Richard T. Moore

    Former Member, Massachusetts State Senate

  • Thomas H. Niles ’63

    Thomas H. Niles ’63

    Senior Advisor, Boston Residential Group, LLC

  • Alan S. Peppel MBA ’98

    Alan S. Peppel MBA ’98

    Chairman/CEO, Affinity Group

  • Martin J. Power ’78

    Martin J. Power ’78

    Director - Co-Founder, Houston SaberCats Rugby

  • Photo of Alvah Rock

    Alvah O. Rock '63

    Retired Director of Facilities and Services, The McGraw-Hill Co.

  • Photo of Tammy Wolf

    Tammy A. Wolf ’94

    Services Account Manager, Hewlett Packard

Trustee Emeriti

  • Howard K.O. Chong, Jr. ’64

    Howard K.O. Chong, Jr. ’64

    President & CEO, Healani Land Company, Inc.

  • John B. Dirlam

    John B. Dirlam

    President, J.I. Morris Company

  • Gerald Fels ’66

    Gerald Fels ’66

    Retired Director & Chief Executive Officer, The Commerce Group, Inc.

  • Richard B. Hardy

    Richard B. Hardy

    Chairman Emeritus, Affinity Group

  • David F. Lombard ’65

    David F. Lombard ’65

    Retired Publications Consultant, Jostens, Inc.

  • Robert J. Vaudreuil ’77

    Robert J. Vaudreuil ’77

    Retired President & CEO, The Protector Group Insurance Agency, Inc.