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Executive Listing

SMOC Executive Staff

  • James T. Cuddy, Executive Director
  • Susan Gentili, Chief Program Officer
  • Katie Turcot, Senior Director of Human Resources
  • Mike Hutnak, Chief Financial Officer
  • Jim Wagner, Senior Director of Administration and Finance
  • Tania Diduca, Chief of Staff
  • Mary McGuire, Senior Policy and Program Advisor
  • Greg Tutuny, Senior Director of Business Operations

Senior Management Staff

  • Matt Lane, Director of Real Estate Development
  • Grant Buchanan, Managing Director Housing Corporation
  • David Harrison, Division Director - Energy and Financial Services
  • Jeff Handler, PhD, Division Director - SMOC Behavioral Health Services
  • Rohey Wadda, Director of Planning and Compliance
  • Leslie Lee, Director of Program Operations
  • Lesley Kinney, Division Director Head Start, Childcare, Suburban Child
  • Darlene Assencoa-Mazurek, Director of Housing and Supportive Services
  • Fernando Joves, Controller
  • Kellie Caldwell, Associate Director HR
  • Tammy Gray, Director of IT
  • Vanh Phommasinh, Director of Satellite Program Operations
  • Joe Fletcher, Program Director Common Ground Resource Center
  • Amy Lister, M.D., Medical Director - SMOC Behavioral Health Ann Barry
  • Sharon McCollum, Component Director - WIC
  • Patricia Hohl, Component Director - Voices Against Violence
  • Paul Jackson, Component Director - Energy and Conservation
  • Andrew McMahon, Component Director - Lowell Transitional Living Center
  • Aleska Lara, Component Director - Greater Worcester Housing Connection
  • Terry Maxey, Component Director – Open Pantry Community Services
  • Gwenn O’Keefe, Program Manager – Green Jobs Academy

SMOC Board Of Directors

Board Officers

  • Lawrence Scult, President
  • James Hanrahan, Clerk+
  • Jeffrey Fishman, Vice President*
  • Ruth Hibbard, Treasurer

Board Members

  • Carl McCarthy
  • Dorothy Kennedy
  • Elizabeth Killion
  • Ellen Breen
  • Faith Tolson
  • Gary Baker
  • Jessica Ortiz
  • Joan Rastani
  • Joanne Locke
  • John Ellsworth
  • John Parsons
  • Jose' Lemos, Ph.D.
  • Joseph Morrissey
  • Judith Peach Warren
  • Pamula Zicko*
  • Richard Twomey
  • Steve Penna
  • Yvonne Brown

Board Members Emeritus

  • Kim Battle
  • Paul Prior
  • Hugo “Holly” Hollerorth

    (*) Members of the Executive Committee

    (+) James Hanrahan serves as Clerk not Director

SMOC'S MISSION
To improve the quality of life of low-income and disadvantaged individuals and families by advocating for their needs and rights; providing services; educating the community; building a community of support; participating in coalitions with other advocates and searching for new resources and partnerships.