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NECC Foundation Board

Incorporated in 1972, the NECC Foundation, Inc. is a nonprofit organization established by members of the community to provide support for areas of need within the College.

The NECC Foundation:

  • assists the college by making connections with the business community
  • networks with other Foundations and other potential revenue sources
  • hosts an annual signature fundraising event

The Foundation Board of Directors meets quarterly and operates on a June to July fiscal year basis. Foundation Board members are appointed to multi-year terms. Contact Jean Poth, Vice President of Institutional Advancement and Executive Director, NECC Foundation, at 978-556-3624 or for more information.

Dr. Lane A. Glenn, President, Northern Essex Community College

Jean C. Poth, Vice President, Institutional Advancement, Executive Director, NECC Foundation, Inc.

NECC Foundation Inc. Board Members, 2015 – 2016

NECC Foundation Inc. Board Officers
Position Name Title
President Terrence Beaton President/CEO, Beaton Management Company
Vice President Thomas Mortimer President/CEO, Haverhill Bank
Treasurer Ted Sheehan Client Advisor, Vice President, Deutsche Bank
Secretary Stephanie Lee Regional Director, Verizon
NECC Foundation Inc. Board Members
Name Title
John Albert President/CEO, Home Health Foundation
Karen Andreas Regional Publisher, The Eagle Tribune
Robert Balletto CEO, Georgetown Savings Bank
Nelson Blinn CEO/CPA, Blinn, Farrell & Company
Trevor Bloom Regional VP, TD Bank
Scott Cote President, Pentucket Bank
Richard Eaton Chairman of the Board, The Newburyport Five Cents Savings Bank
Joseph C. Edwards Esquire
Thomas Faulkner Chairman of the Board, Haverhill Bank
Michael Gerstein, Esq. Phillips, Gerstein & Channen, LLP
Bob Iannaco CEO, Whittier Rehabilitation
Kevin Kelly Business Services, National Grid
Rosemary Klueber ’70, Retired Nurse
Ann Lagasse Owner, Lagasse Real Estate
Jeffrey Linehan President, Diversified Business Systems
William Lionhood District Executive, Santander Bank, N.A.
Charles Manzi Marketing Specialist, Comfort Home Care
Byron Matthews Former Chairman, NECC Board of Trustees
Peter Matthews Jr. President, Merrimack Valley Federal Credit Union
Shawn McKallagat Owner, Letourneau’s Pharmacy
Angela C. Miele Senior Credit Manager, Mass. Growth Capital Corp.
Judith Morrison Retired CEO, Walls & All
Janice Morse President/CEO, The Newburyport Five Cents Savings Bank
Geraldine Murphy President, Women of NECC
Nancy Norbedo Realtor, Burke Real Estate
Ken Nydam Finance Director, Covanta Energy
Daniel Rivera Board of Trustee, Mayor, City of Lawrence
Robert Rivers President & CEO, Eastern Bank
Barbara Rowell CPA, Sullivan Bille Group
John Sarro Executive Director, Pentucket Medical Associates
Kendall Smith Chairman of the Board, Pentucket Bank
Jay Stephens CFO, LowellFive
Alfred Torrisi President, Jackson Lumber & Millwork
Tom Terry Vice President, Bank of New England
Ronald Trombley Retired, TD Bank
Marie Tucarella Senior Vice President, Commercial Lending Officer, Enterprise Bank
Amy Werner Director of Philanthropy, Lowell General Hospital
Ellen Zappala President, ATS Communications