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Women of Northern Essex Community College is a volunteer organization dedicated to assisting Northern Essex Community College and its students. The organization generates funds for student scholarships and special projects by conducting a variety of fundraising events throughout the year, including a Fall Membership Tea and a June Gala Open House event.  For information on the events below, please call NECC’s Institutional Advancement Office at 978-556-3789

Upcoming Events:

Women of NECC Membership Tea

Spend an afternoon with well-known fashion icon Yolanda Cellucci and her designing daughter Sondra Celli. Hear about the story behind their success. Join us on Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at 12:00 pm in the Hartleb Technology Center, Haverhill Campus. Donation: $45.
Proceeds benefit the Women of NECC Scholarship Fund. Seating is limited — reserve your spot today! Contact us at 978-556-3789 for more information.  View / print the reservation form.


The Women of NECC Holiday Party welcomes Maria Stephanos….

Join the Women of NECC for their annual holiday party fundraiser on Monday, December 4, 2017 as they welcome their guest speaker, Maria Stephanos

Maria is a Massachusetts native with more than 25 years of journalism experience as an anchor and reporter in New England.  Maria grew up in Groveland and is the evening anchor on WCVB.  More details to follow.


Interested in joining the Women of NECC?

The Women of NECC’s yearly membership runs from September 1, 2017 through August 31, 2018.

Simply fill out their Women of NECC Dues Brochure, print and mail in today!  Your membership automatically puts you on the invitation list!  This year’s membership numbers over 90 women from across the Merrimack Valley.  Join Today!


Members of the Women of NECC

Members of the Women of NECC

Past News:

Women of NECC 21st Annual Open House Fundraiser held in Boxford..

Saturday, June 3rd was a great night for the Women of NECC’s Open House event.  Guests attended this fundraiser where over $8,000 was raised for student scholarships.

Women of NECC held Flower Show…

Last year’s annual Membership Tea was held on October 21st at 12:00 p.m. and featured Ford Flower Company.  Read more about our event in our Newsroom.

Women of NECC 20th Annual Open House Fundraiser a Huge Success…

The Women’s 20th Annual Open House was held on Saturday, June 11, 2016 at NECC’s Hartleb Technology Center on Northern Essex Community College’s Haverhill Campus. 

Special Thank You to the Women of NECC Board Members for all their support!

Check out our press release at:  http://www.necc.mass.edu/newsroom/



For more information or to become a member contact:

Jean C. Poth
Executive Director, NECC Foundation, Inc.
Vice President for Institutional Advancement
email: jpoth@necc.mass.edu

Jean C. Poth, Vice President for Institutional Advancement

Executive Director, NECC Foundation, Inc.Ann Lange

Women of NECC
2017-2018 Board of Directors
Geraldine Murphy, President Vacant, Vice President
Paula Moore, Treasurer Betty Jaffe, Secretary

Marie Dow, Co-Chair, Membership         

Carole O’Connor, Co-Chair, Membership 

 Jill McCann, Co-Chair, Membership

Christine Burke Gloria Kirsch
Judy Chmielecki Lila LaGrasse
Theresa Chun Ann Lange
Eleanor Clark Mary Leary
Kathleen Cook Karen Marshall
Marguerite Cooper Lisa Martin
Sherrard Côté Linda McHugh
Matilda DelVecchio Nancy Norbedo
Helen Flynn Ellen O’Toole
Joanne Fournier Lisa Prezzano
Monica Fraser Nancy Squatrito
Nancy Greenwood Sylvia Tallman
Teresa Gudek Angela Zinsmeister
Nancy Hadad Lisa Yameen Ash
Honorary Members
Elaine Barker
Honorary Member
Yolanda Cellucci,
Honorary Member
Elaine Burke
Honorary Member
Stephen Janavicus
Honorary Member

For more information please contact
Lori Smerdon in the Office of Institutional Advancement at 978-556-3789.