Boston Chapter ALA Committees
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The Boston Chapter is comprised of many individuals who dedicate their time and energy to making the Chapter the best that it can be. The Chapter has formed several Committees to support the mission and goals of the Board of Directors and the work of the Committee VPs. The members of these Committees invest countless hours of volunteer time to continue to elevate the offerings of Boston Chapter membership. We are grateful for each and every volunteer’s time and support. 

Committees meet at the discretion and direction of the responsible Committee VP, typically one time per month. If you are interested in becoming involved with any one of our Committees, please contact the VP designated below, or any member of the Board of Directors. We strongly encourage and appreciate your participation! 


 Member Relations Committee  

The Member Relations Committee provides a support system for our Members and encourages and promotes consistent participation within the Boston Chapter.  In addition to recruiting new members, our goal is for all Chapter Members to have ongoing, meaningful involvement in Chapter sponsored events so that they get the most out of their membership.  The Committee constantly looks for new ways to engage Chapter Members, reaches out to those who may be less involved, and coordinates event ideas with the other Chapter committees and the Board of Directors.

VP Member Relations
Karen Edwards
Director of Administration and Finance
Donovan Hatem LLP
53 State Street
Boston, MA  02109
(617) 406-4551

2019-2020 Committee Members:

Jan Adie
JoAnne Connelly
Lisa Crugnale
Amy Egan Cook
Chris Holmes, CLM
Pamela Morgan
Marlene Morris
Nicole Newton
Ed Pearson
Anne Roche
Michael Saporito
Jennifer Szeto
Deborah Twiss

   Chapter Education Committee

The mission of this Committee is to provide high quality educational opportunities relevant to the work that Chapter Members perform at their respective firms in their role as legal administrators.  The Committee is responsible for planning all Chapter educational program and events. 

VP Chapter Education
Beverley O' Reilly
Firm Administrator
Conn Kavanaugh Rosenthal Peisch & Ford, LLP
One Federal Street, 15th Floor
Boston, Massachusetts  02110
(617) 348-8261

2019-2020 Committee Members:
Amy Egan Cook
Eric Cordes
Kathy Crowley
Megan Farias
Chris Holmes, CLM
Karen Horan
Randy James
Betsy Landry
Christopher O'Sullivan, CLM
Gretchen Pratt
Ellen Snyder
Joshua Stuckart, CLM

     Community Engagement Committee

This Committee’s mission (formerly known as the Community Outreach & Events Committee) is to align with local community organizations whose initiatives tie into the Chapter’s mission and expertise of providing personal and professional growth and educational opportunities.  The Committee works to plan fundraising efforts, community service events and Chapter social events throughout each year.

VP Community Engagement
Tim Hardin
Firm Administrator
 Cesari and McKenna LLP
One Liberty Square, Boston, MA 02209
617) 951-2500     

2019-2020 Committee Members:
Joanne Connelly
Venetia Corson
Jed Davidson
Karen Edwards
Karen Gallagher
Maria Krentzman
Jordan Walsh

Business Partner Relations Committee

This Committee promotes the development of partnership opportunities between member firms and the businesses that service our industry and contribute to our success.  Their sponsorship enables our Chapter to fund and achieve many of its goals.  The Committee is responsible for working with current Business Partners to ensure they receive all of the 
benefits set forth by their sponsorship level; for helping current Business Partners integrate into the Chapter; and for recruiting new Business Partners to partner with our organization and member firms.

VP Business Partner Relations
Patti Sheehan
Regional Office Administrator
Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP
28 State Street, 24th Floor
Boston, MA  02109
(617) 213-7025

2019-2020 Committee Members:
Ian Breslin, CLM
Eric Cordes
Kathy Crowley
Randy James
Paul Masuret
Jeff McGillicuddy
Kim McMahon, CLM
Christopher O'Sullivan, CLM
Joshua Stuckart, CLM

 Diversity & Inclusion Committee

The Boston Chapter is a professional community committed to fostering an environment of inclusion where diversity is valued & respected. It is our ongoing mission to develop and promote programs that foster an inclusive environment within our Chapter, our industry, and the broader communities we serve. Together we can make a positive impact.

VP Diversity & Inclusion
Kim McMahon, CLM
Chief Operating Officer
Bove & Langa, P.C.
10 Tremont Street, Suite 600
Boston, MA  02108
(617) 720-6040

2019-2020 Committee Members:
Elaine Anastasia
Ian Breslin, CLM
Paula Clasby
Loretta Connolly
Cheryl Costello
Theresa Noftle
Christopher O'Sullivan, CLM
Patricia Sheehan

Communications & Visibility Committee

The Communications and Visibility Committee is responsible for creating, curating and publishing all written and social media communications promoting the events of the Boston Chapter ALA. 

VP Communications & Visibility Committee
Felix Mesa, Jr.
Executive Director
Sunstein Kann Murphy & Timbers LLP 
125 Summer Street
Boston, Massachusetts  02110
(617) 443-9292

2019-2020 Committee Members
Kerry Murphy


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