UMass Boston

OLLI Office Staff

James (Jim) Hermelbracht, Director

Drew Glazier, Office Manager

Genevieve Peterson, Project Coordinator

Molly Murphy, Operations Coordinator

Jerrilyn Quinlan, Copywriter and Communications

Campus office location: McCormack Hall, 3rd Floor, Room 003

OLLI Board of Directors (2023 - Spring 2024)

OLLI at UMass Boston has a volunteer advisory board composed of current members that oversees the governance of OLLI. It provides tremendous support the OLLI office staff, and helps shape the overall direction of the organization and its programs. It is also a working board, meaning that its members are part of other OLLI committees and contribute their ideas and time to achieving various goals and projects. Members are listed below and includes their current town of residence along with any committees they currently serve on.

Board Officers

Steve Vorenberg (Hingham) – Board Chair
Paula Gehr (Dorchester) – Board Vice Chair. Technology (chair) and Curriculum Committees
Kathy Farrell (Jamaica Plain) – Board Treasurer. Outreach Committee
Cathy Clancy (Roslindale) – Board Secretary. Outreach Committee (chair)

Board Members

Deborah Baron (Brockton) – Day Trips (chair), Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committees
Denise Berkley (Taunton) – Curriculum, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, and Outreach Committees
John Cheney (Rockland) – Curriculum, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, and Outreach Committees
Beverly Cohen (Milton) – Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee
Eileen Condon (Watertown) – Curriculum and Travel Committees
Mary Doller (South Weymouth) – Outreach Committee
Myrna Finn (Jamaica Plain) – Curriculum Committee
Ed Ford (Boston) – Theatre Committee (co-chair)
Karen Gill (Boston) – Curriculum Committee Member
Mary O'Connor (Milton) – Development Committee Member
Christine O’Toole (Jamaica Plain) – Outreach Committee
Karen Perry-Daley (Randolph) – Curriculum and Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committees
Phil Rosen (North Easton) – Curriculum (chair) and Outreach Committees
Evelyn Ryan (Quincy) – Curriculum Committee

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