Board of Directors

As directed by the agency’s bylaws, WCAC’s Board of Directors is a tripartite board comprised equally of representatives of the public sector, private sector and community.


  • Noreen Johnson Smith, Chair
  • Don Xenos, Vice Chair
  • Brian Westerlind, Treasurer
  • Michael Keegan Assistant Treasurer
  • Leslie Baker, Clerk, Designee for Representative Joe McKenna
  • Donna Lombardi, Assistant Clerk

Board of Directors

  • Dale Allen
  • Eric Batista, Designee for City Manager Edward M. Augustus, Jr.
  • Arianna Curet
  • Steven Desmarais, Designee for Senator Harriette L. Chandler
  • Tom Dubay
  • Eve Gilmore
  • Mark Gustafson, Head Start Policy Council designee
  • Steven Joseph
  • Olta Kodra
  • Alejandro Mango
  • Peter J. Martin, Esquire
  • Jeff Niro
  • Radames Pagan
  • Gladys Rodriguez-Parker, Designee for Congressman James P. McGovern
  • Karen Rucks, Designee for Mayor Joseph Petty

2019 Board Meeting Schedule & Agendas



2018 WCAC Board Meeting Schedule & Agendas

2017 WCAC Board Meeting Schedule & Agendas

2016 WCAC Board Meeting Schedule & Agendas



WCAC is grateful for the generous, dynamic and engaged members of the Board of Directors. Here’s a snapshot of just some of their sharing of time, talent and treasure during the past year.

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