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Trustees of Cummings Foundation

Trustees of Cummings Foundation, Inc. are elected as either "Community Trustees" or "Charter Trustees," but all have equal authority. Community Trustees, who serve renewable three-year terms, are typically area leaders with no employment connection to Cummings Properties or Cummings Foundation, or their subsidiaries. Charter Trustees, who serve without limit of time, are Cummings family or members of the professional staff of Cummings Foundation or an affiliate thereof.

Community Trustees

Joseph Abate, M.D.
Orthopedic surgeon
The Honorable Margot Botsford
Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court
Paul C. Casey
Retired Massachusetts legislator
Carol A. Donovan
Retired public school teacher and legislator
Arlan F. Fuller, Jr., M.D.
Vice president for oncology services, Winchester Hospital Center for Cancer Care
Laurie Gabriel, CFA
Retired managing partner, Wellington Management Company
David R. Harris, Ph.D.
President-Elect, Union College
Deborah T. Kochevar, D.V.M., Ph.D.
Dean, Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine
Anthony P. Monaco, M.D., Ph.D.
President, Tufts University
Richard C. Ockerbloom
Retired president, The Boston Globe


Charter Trustees

Joyce M. Cummings
Co-founder, Cummings Foundation
Patricia A. Cummings, Psy.D.
Private practice psychologist, San Francisco
William S. Cummings
Co-founder, Cummings Foundation
Jason Z. Morris, Ph.D.
Chair, Dept. of Natural Sciences, Fordham University
Marilyn Cummings Morris, M.D., M.P.H.
Associate professor, Columbia University


Trustee Emeritus

Lawrence S. Bacow, J.D., Ph.D.
President-Elect, Harvard University


Foundation Staff

Joel B. Swets
Executive director, Cummings Foundation
Joyce Vyriotes
Deputy director (pro bono), Cummings Foundation
Kerry Crisley
Communications specialist (pro bono), Cummings Foundation


TRUSTEES: All trustees have equal authority. Most serve for renewable three-year terms, except for five family members who serve without limit of time. No trustees receive any compensation from Cummings Foundation, Inc., and no family members are anywhere employed by the Foundation or by any affiliate.

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