2016-17 Committees

AFP Massachusetts is governed by a volunteer board of directors that includes a range of standing committees. These committees, listed below, carry out the important work of AFP Massachusetts in line with best-practice standards of association management. To learn more about any committee or to get involved, please contact the committee chair directly.

Communications Committee

Finance Committee

Diversity Committee

  • Elsa Gomes Bondlow (Co-Chair)
  • Yong-Hee Silver (Co-Chair)
  • Tammy Dowley-Blackman
  • Denise Lau
  • Lois Lindauer
  • Samantha Robin
  • Lynn Santiago-Calling
  • Marie-Claude Tanny
  • Christopher Thomas
  • Yumi Yasutake
  • Joann Yung

Conference Committee

  • David Woodruff (Conference Chair)
  • Kate Villa (Conference Program Chair)
  • Jaye Smith (Conference Operations Chair)
  • Jared Bouzan
  • Mary Doorley
  • Tomasz Kierul
  • Cristine More
  • Kate Neubauer
  • Marybeth Oskowski
  • Maureen Pena
  • Julie Rafferty
  • Libby Roberts
  • Mary Tiernan
  • William Weber
  • Yumi Yasutake

Nominating Committee

  • Paul Swindlehurst (Chair)
  • Elsa Gomes Bondlow
  • Alicia Ianiere
  • Tanya Holton
  • Tomasz Kierul

Membership Committee

  • Yong Hee Silver (Chair)
  • Carla Cataldo
  • Erik Ryan
  • Doug MacPherson
  • Catherine Gregory Mogavero
  • Jaime Lynn Dillon

Education Committee

  • Joseph Ziska (Chair)
  • Michelle Caldeira
  • Carla Cataldo
  • Kate Deforest
  • Lorraine Driscoll Sousa (Basics Chair)
  • John Feudo
  • Laura Galeski
  • Elsa Gomes Bondlow
  • Tanya Holton
  • Tina Hyland
  • Patricia Kelleher (Webinar Chair)
  • Wanja Kiraguri
  • Catherine Mogavero
  • Dee Mullen
  • Tiffany Reed
  • Sara Robinson
  • Tory Stephens
  • Kate Todd
  • Stephanie Truesdell
  • Kate Villa
  • Yumi Yasutake

Membership Engagement & Retention Committee

Sponsorship Committee

KDM Committee

  • Scott Nichols, Boston University (KDM Chair)
  • Sara Andrews, Partners HealthCare/North Shore Medical
  • Tanya Holton, Schwartz Center for Compassionate Healthcare
  • Alicia Ianiere, Pine Street Inn
  • Beth Kramer, Harvard Graduate School of Design
  • Kristina Lentz, Pine Street Inn and President of AFP MA Chapter
  • Larry Raff, Copley Raff | Rising Tide Direct, KDM Sponsor
  • Sara Robinson, Celebrity Series
  • Cecilia Roddy, Robert F Kennedy Children's Action Corps
  • Paul Swindlehurst, Community Resources for Justice
  • David Woodruff, MIT
  • Jodi Wolin, Boston Harbor Now
  • Joe Ziska, The New England Center for Children


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