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Whether you're seeking career advice, industry insights, or looking to build professional connections, our Alumni Council is a valuable resource that is designed exclusively for Lesley University alumni and community members around the globe.

The Alumni Council consists of officers, and non-voting member positions for committees in the arts, athletics, awards, communications, council affairs, reunion, scholarship, and service.

For more information, contact alumni@lesley.edu or 617.349.8622.


The Alumni Council stands on the steps outside of Sherrill Library.
Lesley Alumni Council officers and members outside of Sherrill Library on Lesley’s South campus.






Alumni Council Officers

Meet the members of the Alumni Council.

Headshot of Brian Schwartz, President of the Alumni Council

Alumni Council President

Brian Schwartz '06, Graduate School of Arts & Social Sciences

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Zalika Winitzer smiling.

Alumni Council 1st Vice President

Zalika Winitzer '01, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

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Headshot of Alyson Grady, 2nd Vice President of the Alumni Council

Alumni Council 2nd Vice President

Alyson Grady '11, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

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Headshot of Julia Payne-Lewis, Secretary of the Alumni Council

Alumni Council Secretary

Julia Payne-Lewis '83, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Headshot of Jeanne Canale, Treasurer for the Alumni Council

Alumni Council Treasurer

Jeanne Canale '91, School of Management

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Headshot of Brian Schwartz, Alumni Trustee of the Alumni Council

Alumni Trustee

Lynda-Lee Sheridan '80, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, '87, Graduate School of Education

2020–2021 Members
Advancement & Alumni Relations Staff
Meet the people who work with and support our alumni, parents, and friends to keep them connected and help advance Lesley University's mission of preparing graduates who will make an impact in their communities.