Staff and Board of Directors

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Jessica Corwin
Adaptive Music Program Director
Vanessa Ford
Associate Director
Julia Irizarry
Enrollment Assistant and Receptionist
Rick Marshall
Director of Community Programming
Manuel Miranda
Front Desk and Enrollment Intern
Steve Moser
Robyn Newhouse Hall Manager
Rachel Rivard
Director of Faculty and Education
Liz Simmons
Creative Aging and Bridge Leadership Program Manager
Eleni Yalanis
Director of Sonido Musica

Meet our 2023-2024 school-year interns

Board of Directors

Janine Idelson
Retired Fixed Income Counsel, MFS Investment Management
Waleska Lugo–DeJesús
Vice President
CEO, Inclusive Strategies
Gregory Thomas
Executive Director, Berthiaume Center for Entrepreneurship; Lecturer, Isenberg School of Management
Ellen W. Freyman
Attorney, Shatz, Schwartz & Fentin, P.C.

George Arwady
Publisher & CEO, The Republican Newspapers
Azell Cavaan
Chief Communication Officer, Springfield Public Schools
Jean Deliso
Principal, Deliso Financial & Insurance Services
Eric Lesser
Senior Counsel, WilmerHale; Lecturer, UMass Amherst
Robyn A. Newhouse
Vice President, The Republican Newspapers
Jay Therrien
Senior Business Consultant, Invesco
Joel Vengco
Chief Information and Digital Officer, Hartford Healthcare
Betsy Ward
Chief Financial Officer, MassMutual

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