Alumni Council

The Alumni Council is the governing board of the Alumni Association and works to keep alumni connected to the university and each other. The Council meets three times a year to represent 88,000 members of the Lesley University Alumni Association. 

The Alumni Council also consists of non-voting committee member positions for each committee, including: Nominations & Elections, Awards, Chapters, Benefits, Athletics, Communication, Service, and Scholarship.

2017–2018 Alumni Council Members

Meet this year’s Alumni Council and learn more about the people who volunteer with Lesley to represent our 88,000 graduates.

Alumni Council President

Julie Farnam ’05

1st Vice President

Brian Schwartz '06

2nd Vice President

Zalika Winitzer '01


Shana Goldwyn '00


Jeanne Canale '91


Nicole Bearse '00

Alumni Trustee

Lauren Manafort '90

Alumni Council Members

Renee Aisenberg '81

Wendy Carton '72

Gloria Castro '05

Joel Cummings '98, '03

Vanita Datta '88

Michael Finnegan '08

Mike Fox '13

Thelma Goldberg '74

Justin Goodstein '09

Alyson Grady '11

Sarah Groh '11

Elizabeth Guydan '99

Sandy Ho '09

Jennifer Lester '88

Cindy Lopez '09

Robert Mitropoulos '15, '17

Carol O'Regan '78

Julie White Patel '13

Julia Payne-Lewis '83

Mario Quiroz '15, '17

Jennifer Stone '14

Carol Sullivan-Hanley '86

Lori Thompson '84

Nancy Tom '07

Barbara-Ann Yates '79

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