A 15 member Board of Directors representing a variety of sectors oversees all Project Place operations, reviews and monitors the financial health of the organization, supports the evaluation of programs, promotes the agency through public relations and fundraising efforts, determines mission and agency direction and evaluates the Executive Director.

  • Mary Kelleher, Board President – Residential Real Estate at Gibson Sotheby’s International Realty – Boston, MA
  • Jim Stowe, Board Vice President – Consultant – Boston, MA
  • Jeffrey Nataupsky, Board Treasurer – Assistant Vice President at
  • John Hancock Financial Services – Boston, MA
  • Janet Cooper, Clerk – Firm Director at Deloitte Consulting (retired)
  • Emanuel Alves – Vice President, Counsel & Corporate Secretary at John Hancock Financial Services – Boston, MA
  • Rajeev Balakrishna – Vice President & General Counsel at Courier Corporation – North Chelmsford, MA
  • Ed Belove – Partner at Walnut Ventures Associates – Boston, MA
  • Cathy Claflin – Vice President Investor Relations at BJ’s Wholesale Club (retired)
  • Eileen Connors – Brookline, MA
  • Willian Dillon – Director, Attorney at Goulston & Storrs – Boston, MA
  • David Dirks – Director, Mellon Capital Management at The Bank of New York Mellon Corp. – Boston, MA
  • Jamie Hoag – Attorney – Boston, MA
  • Michael Kineavy – The Cronin Group, LLC – Boston, MA
  • Heather Wells – Principal at Wells & Fox – Boston, MA
  • Ruth Rollins, Graduate Representative – Support Group Coordinator at Elizabeth Stone House – Jamaica Plain, MA

*graduate representatives are non-voting board members

The Board of Directors meets on a monthly basis at a minimum of 10 times each year