A 14-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
  • Heather Wells, Clerk – Principal at Wells & Fox – Boston, MA
  • 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
  • Fran Berlioz-Seux – Vice President, Pharmaceutical and Preclinical Sciences at Vertex Pharmaceuticals Boston – Boston, MA
  • Cathy Claflin – Former Vice President Investor Relations at BJ’s Wholesale Club (retired)
  • Eileen Connors – Social Worker, Former Board Member Multiple Non-Profit Organizations – Brookline, MA
  • William Dillon – Director, Attorney at Goulston & Storrs – Boston, MA
  • David Dirks – Founding Partner at Plum Street Advisors – Boston, MA
  • Sara Gottman – SVP/Group Account Director at Mullen Lowe Group – Milton, MA
  • Jamie Hoag – Director of Government and Community Relations at Holy Cross College – Boston, MA
  • Michael Kineavy – The Cronin Group, LLC – Boston, MA

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