Career Services Advisory Board

The Career Services Advisory Board presents a check to President Carlberg to increase the Norma Huse scholarship fund.

Career Services Advisory Board

The purpose of the Board is to participate in the development of the Career Services programs in the following ways:

  1. Identifying employment trends and expanding the visibility of the Gordon College Internship and Cooperative Education programs in local communities.
  2. Identifying cooperative education, internship or employment opportunities for Gordon students.
  3. Meeting with students to discuss career opportunities and when appropriate serving as mentors and positive business/professional role models.
  4. Providing (and recommending) speakers for classes and other Career Services campus events. Participate as guest speakers in career seminars or panel discussions on career topics and attend the employment fair when fitting.
  5. Evaluating the Career Services programming.
  6. Networking with various organizations such as Chambers of Commerce, professional and business groups and human resource departments to promote Gordon College, its students and work-learning programs. Invite one’s professional and community contacts to Gordon College and specifically to Career Services events such as the Annual Meeting, networking receptions, etc. A special emphasis of any networking event will be to connect employers with students including forums for professionals to meet with students.

Left: Ted Wood presents the history of the Cooperative Education Program. Right: Conversation and networking at the advisory board meeting.

Current Cooperative Education & Career Services Advisory Board Members

Linda Abbott
HR Generalist
Beverly Hospital/Lahey Health

Abigail Baird – 03
Ropes & Gray LLP

Bob Bradford
North Shore Chamber of Commerce

Tim Brown – 91
Division Director, Day Services
Northeast Arc

Margo Casey
Executive Director
North Shore United Way

Michelle Coffey
Senior Corporate Staff Recruiter
Oxford Global Resources

Melanie Fleming
Public Relations Consultant

Doris Ferullo
Executive Coach & President
The Taylor Group

Jack Good – Alumnus
Vice President, Community Service Manager
People's United Bank

Brian Gregory
Senior VP/North Shore Manager
Boston Private Bank & Trust Company

Georgina Keefe-Feldman
Executive Coordinator
Patton Homestead Project

John Maihos - Chair
Director of Human Resources
Blue Vase Marketing, LLC

Chip Payson
Senior VP Government Affairs and Communications
Liberty Square Group

Jessie Saintcyr, Esq. – 02
Deputy Treasurer
Office of the MA State Treasurer & Receiver General

Erik B. Smith – 01
Vice President
North Shore Chamber of Commerce

Kimberly A. Smith
Vice President

W. Greg Thonsen - 10
Business Analyst
GE Capital

James Williams - 09
Senior Research Analyst
The Lewin Group

Carter Crockett - Special Advisor
Director of the Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership
Gordon College

Peggy Hothem - Special Advisor
Recreation and Leisure Studies
Gordon College (retired)

Andy Moore - Special Advisor
Economics and Business
Gordon College

Dan Tymann - Special Advisor
Executive Vice President and Chief of Staff
Gordon College

Mike Veatch - Special Advisor
Professor of Mathematics
Gordon College

Dan White - Special Advisor
Director of Development
Gordon College