Chapter Committees

AFP Massachusetts is governed by a volunteer board of directors and a range of planning committees who carry out the important work of the Chapter in line with best-practice standards of association management. To learn more about a committee or to get involved, please contact the committee chair directly or contact

Communications Committee

  • Julie Rafferty - VP, Communications
  • Nick Marmor

Conference Committee

  • Melissa Cording
  • Robert Ayles
  • Erica Cabag
  • Kristina Lentz Capano
  • Elizabeth Drolet
  • Christopher Marrion
  • Andrew Miller
  • Anne Norton
  • Maureen Pena
  • Julie Rafferty
  • Molly Richter
  • Libby Roberts
  • Erik Ryan
  • Judy Sager
  • Kate Villa
  • Jen Banks
  • Mary Casey
  • Margaret McNamara - Scholarship Chair

IDEA Committee (Inclusion, Diversity, Equity & Access)

  • Erica Cabag - VP, IDEA Chair
  • Elsa Gomes Bondlow
  • David Brown
  • Dominque Calixte
  • Georgina D'Cruz
  • Alison Ford
  • Marie Louise Greenidge
  • Gloria Namugaya
  • Thao Nguyen-Le (Fellowship Chair)
  • Christopher Thomas
  • Kate Villa
  • Bill Weber

Education Committee

  • Robert Ayles, Chair
  • Kristina Lentz Capano
  • David Brown
  • Dominique Calixte
  • David Gordon
  • Martha Hanlon
  • Beth Kramer
  • Garrett Murphy
  • Julie Rafferty
  • Kate Villa
  • David Woodruff
  • Sarah Manoog

Nominating Committee

  • David Woodruff, VP, Nominating Committee Chair
  • Kristina Lentz Capano
  • Sharon Allen
  • Mary Casey
  • Martha Hanlon
  • Libby Roberts
  • Jaye Smith
  • Chris Thomas
  • Stephanie Truesdell
  • Kate Villa
  • Melissa Cording

Sponsorship Committee

  • Erik Ryan - VP, Sponsorship
  • Mike Peluse - Sponsorship Chair
  • Allison Mitchell
  • Alison Ford


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