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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


President, Terrence Beaton, President/CEO, Beaton Managerment Company

Vice President, Thomas Mortimer, President/CEO, Haverhill Bank

Treasurer, Ted Sheehan, Client Advisor, Vice President, Deutsche Bank

Secretary, Stephanie Lee, Regional Director, Verizon

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 Vice President, Enterprise Bank

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

Thomas Sullivan, President, T.A. Sullivan Insurance Agency

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