The School of 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 School.

2018-19 Advisory Board Meetings

  • Fall 2018
    October 3, 2018 & December 5, 2018

  • Spring 2019
    February 6, 2019 & April 3, 2019

Board Members


Francine Vecchiolla,Honorary Chair Dean and Professor
Springfield College School of Social Work
Miguel Arce Professor
Springfield College School of Social Work
Kathryn Buckley-Brawner Executive Director
Catholic Charities Diocese of Springfield
Karen Clark-Hoey Assistant Professor
Springfield College School of Social Work
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
William Fisher Assistant Dean for Field Education and Professor
Springfield College School of Social Work
Cindy Guilbe Student Organization President
Springfield College School of Social Work
Matthew Haas "Director of Behavioral Health
Baystate Health"
Thomas Harrigan "Assistant Director of Field Education
Springfield College School of Social Work"
Anthony Hill Associate Professor
Springfield College School of Social Work
Joan Kagan President and CEO
Square One
Sharlene Kerelejza Assistant Director of Field Education
Springfield College School of Social Work
Efrosini Kokaliari Associate Professor
Springfield College School of Social Work
Walter Mullin Professor
Springfield College School of Social Work
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
Retired CEO United Way"
Ann Roy Professor
Springfield College School of Social Work
SamuelSaylor Student Organization Vice President
Springfield College School of Social Work
Rhoda Smith Assistant Professor
Springfield College School of Social Work
Joyce Taylor Associate Professor
Springfield College School of Social Work
C.J. Van Wright Consultant
BMH Consultations
Lisa Watson Assistant Professor
Springfield College School of Social Work
KatherineWilson President and CEO
Behavioral Health Network
Joe Wronka Professor
Springfield College School of Social Work
Stephen Yerdon Executive Director Devereux Massachusetts
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