Metro North Regional Employment Board
Building Partnerships for a Better Workforce

    Board Members



Paul Richard
Director of Sustainability

Warner Babcock Institute for Green Chemistry

Vice Chair

Joanna Dowling

Director of Operations

The Custom Group


The Center for Manufacturing Technology

Charlene Bauer
Senior Vice President

Community Relations Business Development

Metro Credit Union

Reed Brockman

Senior Structural Engineer/

Coordiniating Inspection Team Leader


James L. Donovan

Director of Strategic Research and Government Affairs

Teamsters Local Union No. 25

John Drinkwater

Organizing/Mobilization Coordinator

Massachusetts AFL-CIO

Madeline Hoffman
Director of Employment & Labor Relations
Hallmark Health System, Inc.

Susan Jepson
State Director, MA SCSEP
National Senior Network

Karen Sampson Johnson
Area Director
Mass. Rehabilitation Commission

Robert Jones
Outreach and Admissions Manager
Job Corps Region One

John Kendzior
Fellowship Director, Advanced Leadership Initiative
Harvard University

Danny LeBlanc
Executive Director
Somerville Community Corporation

Rose Lydon
Vice President, Corporate Human Resources
CDM Smith

Kambiz Maali

Program Director, The Work Force Youth Program

Cambridge Housing Authority

Lisa Amaya Price

HR Business Leader, Worldwide Medical

Biogen Idec 

Mina Reddy
Cambridge Community Learning Center

Larisa Schelkin
CEO, President and Founder
Global STEM Education Center, Inc.

Cheryl Scott


Massachusetts Workforce Investment Board

Sandra Smith
Senior Human Resources Leader

Microsoft New England Research and Dev't. Center

Steven R. Sullivan
Director of Workforce Development

Executive Office of Community Colleges

Mark Tardiff
Vice President of Operations

United Electric Controls

Mary Tighe

Director, Human Resources

Boston Centerless

Patricia M. Tyler

Director of Workforce Development

Lahey Clinic

Susan Walsh
Assistant Director for Adult and Family Services
Cambridge Office of Workforce Development

Kerry Wollner

Human Resources Generalist

Symmes Maini & McKee Associates, Inc.




Executive Director
Linda Bass

Director of Finance and Administration
Michael Hatfield

Associate Director
Peter Farkas

Associate Director
Jonathan Hasak

Associate Director
Kimberly Napier

Associate Director
Meelynn Wong

Manufacturing Marketing Manager
Robin Dion
Office: 617-583-5658

Cell: 617-999-4735

Communications Manager
Holly Vogel

Senior Accountant
Yuqing Lu

Junior Accountant
Dwayne Hull


 Metro North REB, Fresh Pond Mall, 186 Alewife Brook Parkway, Suite 216, Cambridge, MA 02138