Advisory Board Members

The Mass Humanities Advisory Board is composed of Massachusetts business, academic, and community leaders upon whose expertise and experience the foundation draws for advice and assistance. Working in a consultative capacity to the Chair of the Board of Directors and the Executive Director, the Advisory Board plays a key role in helping Mass Humanities accomplish its public mission as an additional source of guidance and support.

John Dacey
Co-Chair
Former Chair Mass Humanities

Cullen Murphy
Co-Chair
Vanity Fair

Ben Birnbaum
Boston College

David Bryant

John Burgess
WilmerHale

Rhonda Cobham-Sander
Amherst College

Ellen Dunlap
American Antiquarian Society

David Harris
Charles Hamilton Houston
Institute for Race & Justice
Harvard Law School

Lucia Knoles
Assumption College

Susan Leff
Susan W. Leff Associates

James Lopes
Attorney

Ingrid MacGillis
Translater

Jeffrey Musman
Seyfarth Shaw, LLP

Nancy Netzer
Boston College

Martin Newhouse
New England Legal Foundation

Bob Pura
Greenfield Community College

John Regan
WilmerHale

Laura Roberts
Roberts Consulting

Robert Strassler
Riverside Capital Management Corporation

Cynthia Terwilliger
Boston Private Bank & Trust Company

Kenneth Vacovec
Vacovec, Mayotte & Singer, LLP

G. Perry Wu
Staples, Inc.