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New Board Members Welcomed, 2018 Annual Report Unveiled At Annual Meeting

Posted 05/20/2019

On Monday, May 13, Big Sister Boston welcome three new members to the Board of Directors and announced the formation of a President’s Council and Board of Visitors.

We proudly welcomed four new women to the Board of Directors, including:

Brenda Armstead, Vice President of Brand Marketing at Keurig Dr. Pepper

Nicole Bluefort, Attorney/Owner at the Law Offices of Nicole M. Bluefort

Jane Carpenter, Head of Public Relations and Corporate Communications at Wayfair

Cosette Maroney, Partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

They will join 23 existing Board members in providing fiscal and strategic oversight to Big Sister Boston that is aligned with our mission and values.

The President’s Council is chaired by Sharon McNally, President of Camp Harbor View, who is joined by Christine Creelman​, United States Federal Judge for the District Court of Massachusetts Denise Jefferson Casper​, PGR Media CEO Jane Deery, Highland Street Foundation Executive Director Blake Jordan, and marketing consultant Kelly McDermott.

The Council is composed of members who have had a long-standing commitment to serving and supporting Big Sister Boston at a high level. Among their responsibilities, will be to provide input on major strategic initiatives and C-Suite hiring decisions.

The Board of Visitors is chaired by Eileen Martin, Global Director of Inclusion at EMD Serono, who is joined by General Counsel for the Shareholder Resolution Trust Thomas L. Barrette, Jr., Dolores Mitchell​, Big Sister Boston Intern Supervisor Margot Phelps, and BizOps Chief Financial Officer Pat Tietbohl.

The Board of Visitors is an active group of volunteers who can assist the Board of Directors and Big Sister Boston in a range of activities, heighten the visibility of our organization, and serve as ambassadors of our work in their communities.

We also released our 2018 Annual Report, highlighting the ways in which the Big Sister Boston community invested in girls last year. You can view the report and read about our Big Sister of the Year, Lauren Hall, and Partner of the Year, Milk Street Cooking School, below.