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125 Blue Ribbon Commission

As UMass Lowell celebrates its 125th year, Chancellor Jacquie Moloney has established a commission of faculty, staff, students and alumni to organize the celebration and commemoration of the university’s achievements.

Commission Co-chairs

  • Mark Saab, ’81, ’13,  UMass Lowell alumnus, donor, and founding trustee of the Saab Family Foundation;
  • Lisa Abdallah, chair and professor, Solomont School of Nursing; and
  • Patti McCafferty, vice chancellor of University Relations.

Commission Members

  • Joseph Albanese, ’84, Founder and CEO, Commodore Builders
  • Peter Casey, director of Athletics
  • Judith Davidson, professor, College of Education
  • Jill Drury, ’96, ’02, research & department head, MITRE Corporation
  • Brenda Evans, ’94, ’95,  dean, Student Affairs and Event Services
  • John Feudo, vice chancellor, Advancement
  • Robert Forrant, Distinguished University Professor, history
  • Marie Frank, associate professor, Art and Design
  • Stu Freedman, chair and professor, Management
  • Ed Gallagher, ’84, retired, vice president, Comcast
  • Zoila Gomez, '00, attorney
  • Michael Graves, interim chair and associate professor, Biology
  • Bryce Hoffman, associate vice chancellor, Marketing
  • Adam Hogue, ’03, managing partner and LPL Financial Advisor, Ulen & Hogue Financial
  • Pradeep Kurup, chair and professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Carol McDonough, professor, Economics
  • Anne Maglia, associate vice chancellor, Research Administration and Institutional Compliance
  • Heather Makrez Allen, ’06, ’08  executive director, Alumni and Donor Relations
  • Joan Marchessault, ’00, principal and founder, Strategic Leadership Group
  • Paul Marion, ’76, ’05, retired, UMass Lowell executive director of Community Relations
  • Arthur Mittler, professor, Physics
  • Chris Mullin, director of operations, Chancellor's Office
  • Emily Nelson, women's soccer player
  • Genesis Peralta, ’15, philanthropy analyst, Santander Bank, N.A.
  • Nick Piscitello, ’07, ’16, director of Administrative Services
  • Brett Pugh, Student Government Association chair of Programming Board
  • Ruben Sanca, ’09, ’11,  associate director, Student Affairs Financial Administration
  • Larry Siegel, vice chancellor, Student Affairs and University Events
  • David Stordy, ’90, ’93, COO, American Senior Communities