Board of Directors

Board Members Dennis Galvam, Chris Hodgson, Beth Sylvia Caldwell, & Michele Pratt

 

 

 

United Way of Greater New Bedford is governed by a volunteer board of directors. Our board draws from area businesses, educational institutions, municipal departments and other organizations. Each member is part of the backbone of United Way, investing their time and talent to make sure that we remain a leader in providing positive solutions to the issues that affect our community.

 

Officers:

CHAIR
Christopher Hodgson
Coastal Financial

PAST CHAIR
Dennis Galvam
NSTAR

VICE CHAIR
Beth Sylvia Caldwell
Sylvia Group of Insurance Agencies

TREASURER
Michele M. Pratt, CPA, MBA
Hodgson, Pratt, Pratt, & Saunders PC

CLERKS
Robert Pielech, CPA
CliftonLarsonAllen LLP

OF COUNSEL
Atty. Jane Pineau

Board of Directors:

Ann Auger
BayCoast Bank

Chad D. Brubaker
GBT Realty Corporation

Atty. Christopher Cassara
Partridge, Snow & Hahn LLP

Pamela Cruz
MA Department of Children and Families

Deidre Fountain
BankFive

Roland Giroux
Acushnet Company

Arthur Kelly

Valarie Lacasse

Joseph Lopes
Massachusetts Growth Capital Corporation

Bob Manny
Meeting Street

Jenna McDonald
Precix

Nancy McFadden
Bridgewater State University

Atty. Michael J. Murray

Honorary Board Members:

Carolyn Burnham, Joel Burns, Norman Cartmill, John Day, John Farnham, Manuel Fernandes, David Fortin, Glen Johnson, John Linehan, R.F. MacDonald, James Mathes, John Moore, Norma Olivier, George Ripley, Orren Robbins, Mary Schwartz, Calvin Siegal, Richard B. Young