Alumni Council

The Alumni Council is a group of approximately 25 volunteers who lead events and activities that bring HCC alumni together and connect them with the college and its students. They meet six times a year (three in the fall/three in the spring) on campus as the governing body of the Alumni Association. These meetings are open to anyone who wishes to participate.

President
Dawn E. Bryden '89
Dean of Traditional Undergraduate Admissions and Enrollment, Bay Path University

First Vice President
Gertrude E. Monson '97
Owner, Gem's Creations

Second Vice President
Cleveland Burton, Jr. '86
Retired, Manager of Employee Relations, American Saw & Manufacturing Co.

Secretary
Elizabeth Roman '04
Reporter, The Republican/MassLive.com and El Pueblo Latino

Alumni Trustee
Lucy F. Perez '87
HR Administrator, Springfield Public Schools 

Ex Officio
Bonnie Zima Dowd
Director of Alumni Relations, HCC

Members

Ruth Amador '05
Registered Nurse, Hartford Hospital and Baystate Wing Hospital

Angela Morgan Belisle '77
Retired, Registered nurse

Laura L. Brennan '79
Programmer Analyst, Mestek, Inc.

Carrie Buckner '77
Retired, Family Liason, Holyoke High School

Taliani Alexander Cotton '06
Therapist/Clinical Social Worker

Margaret Egan DeJesus '90
Retired, Registered Nurse

Sina Holloman '09
Founder and Owner, HomeCare Hands

Eric Holt '17
Student, Holyoke Community College

Diane Lessard '06
Human Resource Specialist, Westover Air Force Base

Gloria G. Lomax '75
Professor Emeritus, Holyoke Community College

Kim Monson '01
LICSW, Behavioral Health Network Inc.

Elizabeth A. Murphy '74
Retired, Holyoke public school teacher

Thomas Rachele '96
Supervisor of Secondary ELA and Libraries, Springfield Public Schools

Marsha Ryan '70
Retired, Holyoke Community College

Evan Saito
Student, Holyoke CommunityCollege

James M. Sheehan '74
Retired, MA State Police Trooper

Nancy A. Spagnoli '83
Retired, Banking industry

Karen Thompson Brown '04
Reading Support Specialist, SABIS International Charter School

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Bonnie Zima Dowd

Director Alumni Relations

Institutional Advancement

Donahue 170

413.552.2253 (Tel)