2016 Board Members

Trish Bonica, MSW, MBA


Director of Member Services, Chartered Alternative Investors Association

Denise Hurst, MSW, LICSW

Policy and Advocacy Chair, Board Recruitment Co-Chair

Regional Director of Quality Improvement, Massachusetts Department of Mental Health Child/Adolescent Services

Lakisha Coppedge, BA

Policy & Advocacy Co-Chair

Executive Director/Owner, Mema's II Family Childcare

Eileen Spira, MSM

Policy & Advocacy Co-Chair, Business Development Chair

Director of Client Services/Operations, StakeHolders Capital

Desiree Lalbeharie-Josias, EdD, Med

Board Recruitment Co-Chair

Director, Early Childhood Department, Collaborative for Educational Services

Kerry LaBounty, LICSW

Fundraising Chair

Medicaid Program Manager, Health New England

Keleigh Pereira

Member at-large

Family Self-Sufficiency Director, Greenfield Housing Authority

Jamie Daniels, MSW

Member at-large

Clinician, Springfield

Amie Miarecki, MS

Member at-large

Communications and Development Officer, Porchlight

Gwen Shook

Member at-large

Nora Grais-Clements, Esq.

Member at-large

Child Welfare Attorney, CPCS, Children & Family Law Division

Emily Breon, JD, LCSW

Member at-large

CASA Volunteer Coordinator, Friends of Children, Inc.