The Department of Graduate Social Work Advisory Board, chaired by Dora Robinson, meets quarterly to identify issues in need of attention in our graduate and post-master's social work programs to strengthen partnerships with the department.

Board Members


Francine Vecchiolla, Honorary Chair Dean and Professor
Springfield College School of Social Work and Behavioral Sciences
Miguel Arce Professor
Springfield College School of Social Work and Behavioral Sciences
Kathryn Buckley-Brawner Executive Director
Catholic Charities Diocese of Springfield
Karen Clark-Hoey Assistant Professor
Springfield College School of Social Work and Behavioral Sciences
Beth Cohen Associate Dean
Western New England University School of Law
Geoff Cushner Managing Director
Revidas, LLC
Amy Di Mauro President, NASW, CT Chapter
Hartford Healthcare Rushford Centers
Kathy Dube Interim President and CEO
United Way
Nina Esaki Assistant Professor
Springfield College School of Social Work and Behavioral Sciences
William Fisher Assistant Dean for Field Education and Professor, Chair for the Department of Graduate Social Work
Springfield College School of Social Work and Behavioral Sciences
Cindy Guilbe Student Organization President
Springfield College School of Social Work and Behavioral Sciences
Matthew Haas Director of Behavioral Health
Baystate Health
Thomas Harrigan Assistant Director of Field Education
Springfield College School of Social Work and Behavioral Sciences
Anthony Hill Associate Professor
Springfield College School of Social Work and Behavioral Sciences
Joan Kagan President and CEO
Square One
Sharlene Kerelejza Assistant Director of Field Education
Springfield College School of Social Work and Behavioral Sciences
Efrosini Kokaliari Associate Professor
Springfield College School of Social Work and Behavioral Sciences
Walter Mullin Professor
Springfield College School of Social Work and Behavioral Sciences
Lois Nesci Chief Operating Officer Center for Human Development
Kathleen O’Malley Attorney
Raipher D. Pellegrino Association
Dora Robinson Adjunct Professor
Springfield College School of Social Work and Behavioral Sciences
Retired CEO United Way
Ann Roy Professor
Springfield College School of Social Work and Behavioral Sciences
Samuel Saylor Student Organization Vice President
Springfield College School of Social Work and Behavioral Sciences
Rhoda Smith Assistant Professor
Springfield College School of Social Work and Behavioral Sciences
Joyce Taylor Associate Professor
Springfield College School of Social Work and Behavioral Sciences
C.J. Van Wright Consultant
BMH Consultations
Lisa Watson Assistant Professor
Springfield College School of Social Work and Behavioral Sciences
KatherineWilson President and CEO
Behavioral Health Network
Joe Wronka Professor
Springfield College School of Social Work and Behavioral Sciences
Stephen Yerdon Executive Director Devereux Massachusetts
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