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Dean's Advisory Board

The Dean's Advisory Board is comprised of alumni, community, and industry leaders who provide strategic insights and vision to the Dean and the Elaine Marieb College of Nursing. Meetings take place a few times a year and can all be accessed virtually. If you would like to learn more about joining our Dean's Advisory Board, please contact Olivia Frazier, Director of Development, at olivia.frazier@umass.edu.

  • Janet Secatore (2006) - BS 1969 College of Nursing - Chair
  • Mary K. Alexander (2005) - MS 1974 College of Nursing, Ed.D. 1985 College of Education
  • Shelly Autor (2019) - BS 1984 College of Nursing
  • David A. Ball (2012) - BA 1986 Social & Behavioral Sciences

  • Barbara Blakeney (2005) - BS 1976 Arts & Sciences

  • Sean T. Collins (2014) - BS 1990 College of Nursing

  • Carol Collord (2018) - BS Fitchburg State College, MBA Simmons College

  • Helene Forte (2018) - BS 1983 College of Nursing

  • Sharon A. George (2020) - PhD 2000 College of Nursing

  • Susan Hagedorn (2005) - BS 1977 College of Nursing

  • Karen Moore (2005) - MS 1989 School of Nursing

  • John Nunnelly (2005) - MBA 1982 Isenberg School of Management

  • Patricia Reid Ponte (2021) - BS 1976 College of Nursing

  • Maureen A. Sroczynski (2009) - BS 1968 College of Nursing

  • Rachel E. Tierney (2009) - BS 1962, MS 1974 College of Nursing, PhD 1990 School of Public Health and Health Sciences

  • Kathleen Traynor (2018) - BS 1979 College of Nursing

Board Members as of October 2021

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