Staff and Board of Directors


Brooke Hopkins
Director of Marketing and Family Engagement
413-732-8428 Ext: 104
Jahna Karapysh
413-732-8428 Ext: 110
Eileen McCaffery
Executive Director
413-732-8428 Ext: 106
Tye Melendez
Director of First Impressions
413-732-8428 Ext: 101
Mary Ellen Miller
Faculty Chair
Steve Moser
Robyn Newhouse Hall and Facilities Manager
Lima Robles
Administrative Coordinator
413-732-8428 Ext: 101
Sierra Simmons
Development, Grants and Human Resources Manager
413-732-8428 Ext: 103
Rachel Rivard
Enrollment Coordinator and Faculty Support
413-732-8428 Ext: 102
Rebecca Storozuk
Prelude Preschool Director
413-732-8428 Ext: 114

Board of Directors

Joel Vengco

Vice President & Chief Information Officer, Baystate Health

Shelly-Ann Sankar

Vice President
Assistant Clerk-Magistrate, Trial Court of Massachusetts

Janine Idelson

Assistant General Council, Fixed Income, Massachusetts Financial Services

Vera Baker

Retired Music/Arts Director, Springfield Public Schools

George Arwady

Publisher & CEO, The Republican Newspapers

Jean Deliso

Financial Advisor, Deliso Financial & Insurance Services

Ellen W. Freyman

Attorney, Shatz, Schwartz & Fentin, P.C.

Scott R. Hanson

Principal Planner, City of Springfield

Ronald D. Johnson

President Martin Luther King Family Services

Michael Mucci

Retired Director of Music, Longmeadow High School

Robyn A. Newhouse

Vice President, The Republican Newspapers

Jay Therrien

Vice President and Head of Business Consulting, OppenheimerFunds

Henry M. Thomas, III, JD

President/CEO, Urban League of Springfield

Betsy Ward

Chief Financial Officer and Chief Actuary, MassMutual

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