Board of Directors


Trish Bonica, MSW, MBA, President
Director of Member Services, Chartered Alternative Investors Association

Sarah Carlan, MSW, Vice-President
Social Worker, School Counselor, Montessori School of Northampton

Denise M. Hurst, MSW, LICSW, Executive Member at-large
Vice-President, Springfield School Committee Member
Director of Quality Improvement, MA Department of Mental Health, Child/Adolescent Services

Caitlyn Rock, Esq, Executive Member at-large
Assistant District Attorney, Northwestern Massachusetts District Attorney's Office

Jennifer Shiao Page, BA, Social Media Chair
Instructional Designer, UMass,

LaKisha Coppedge, BA, Policy & Advocacy Co-Chair
Executive Director/Owner, Memas's II Family Childcare

Eileen Spira, MSM, Policy & Advocacy Co-Chair 
Senior Associate, StakeHolders Capital

Laura Sylvester, BA, Member at-large
Director of Outreach, Student Legal Services, UMass

Desiree Lalbeharie-Josias, Ed.D, MEd, Member at-large
Director, Early Childhood Department, Collaborative for Educational Services

Kerry Labounty, LICSW, Member at-large
Medicad Program Manager, Health New England