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The Council's success depends in large part on the vision of Committee leaders and the dedicated collaboration among participants, and we are grateful for the many hours these volunteers put in. Engaging in BEPC work through our various Committees enables members to contribute their expertise to the development of the field and to help build value for the organization and the community, as well as enjoying participating in activities with peers.

Our committee members work together via teleconference and web conference, through face-to-face meetings, and using the collaboration tools of our members-only platform. Each BEPC Officer has a portfolio of related committees to which he or she provides oversight, support and liaison to the Board – the complete organizational structure can be seen here.

If you are a member who is interested in becoming involved with any of the BEPC Committees or activities listed below, please get in touch with the appropriate Chair.

 

2019-2020 Committee Leadership

Annual Gala Committee

 
     
Chair: Rachel Ziegler
  Kaiser Law Group 
Vice Chair: Alyson Nickse
  Crestwood Advisors 
           
Board Liaison: Deb Whitney
Ballentine Partners, LLC

Golf Outing Committee

 
 

 Chair: Gabrielle Clemens
RBC Wealth Management

Vice Chair: Joe Beauchaine
CIBC Private Wealth Management 

Board Liaison: David Strachan
Cambridge Trust Company 


Member Involvement Committee

 
   

Chair:  Marlee Cowan
Pabian & Russell 

Vice Chair: Mitch Halpern
KLR
                  

Board Liaison: Christian Stone
Cambridge Trust


Membership Committee

 

   
Chair:  Paul Nadeau
Kahn, Litwin, Renza & Co., Ltd.

Vice Chair: Maureen Villadelgado
Clarkin & Phillips, P.C.

 
Board Liaison: Laura Godine
Eaton Vance Investment Counsel 

Council Outreach Committee

 
     
Chair:  Katie Von Kohorn
Casner & Edwards, LLP 
 Vice Chair: Rachel Holbrook
UBS Financial Services Inc. 
Board Liaison: Thomas Francione
Loring, Wolcott & Coolidge Trust

Networking Committee

 
     
Chair: Lauren Atsalis
Bass, Doherty & Finks, P.C. 
  Vice Chair:  Molly Soiffer
Bove & Langa, P.C
Board Liaison: Rebecca MacGregor
Wilchins Cosentino & Novins LLP 

Programs Committees  
 

Education

 
     
C0-Chair: Valerie Sussman
Goodwin Proctor LLP
Co-Chair: Richelle Maguire
DiCicco, Gulman & Company LLP
Board Liaison: Susan Robb
First Republic Trust Company 
     

 

Seminars/Webinars 

 
   
Chair: Karen Witherell
                    Bove & Langa, P.C.               
 Vice Chair: Karen McKenna
Tarlow, Breed, Hart & Rodgers, P.C    
Vice Chair:  Nicole Jackson Leslie
     Brown Brothers Harriman
                
     

 Roundtables

 
     
 Chair: Laura Ames
 Casner & Edwards LLP 
Vice Chair: Justin Makso
First Republic Investment Management 


Public and Community Outreach Committee

 
     
Chair: Megan Hathaway
The Boston Foundation   

Vice Chair: Lauren Brown
Pathstone

 Board Liaison: Liza Connelly
CIBC Private Wealth Management      

Sponsorship Committee

 
     
Co-Chair: David Desmarais
 Kahn, Litwin, Renza & Co., Ltd.
Co-Chair: Christine Fletcher
Burns & Levinson, LLP 
Board Liaison:  Zachary Bourque
      Rice, Heard & Bigelow 
     
 Vice Chair: Holly Gately
          Felton, Berlin & Erdmann                  Insurance Services, Inc.        
   

Marketing & Communications Committee

 
     
Co-Chair: Chris Suh
Schmidt & Federico, P.C.
Co-Chair: Heather Bartel
Squillace & Associates, P.C.      
Board Liaison: Alisa O'Neil
Boston Financial Management Inc.

   
 
     

Women's Initiative Committee

 
   
 Chair: Melissa Sydney
Tarlow, Breed, Hart & Rodgers, P.C.
Vice Chair: Beverly Rodrigue
North American Management
Board Liaison: Barbara Targum
Dwight Rudd Insurance

Inclusion & Diversity Task Force

 


 
        Membership Liaison:
Dale Edmunds
Bank of America Private Bank
        Governance Liaison:
Mary Schmidt
        Schmidt & Federico, P.C.

Education Liaison:
Sheila Lawrence
Ballentine Partners, LLC 


Leadership Development Committee


 
Chair: Laura Barooshian
 DiCicco, Gulman & Company LLP
Vice Chair: Amy Lonergan 
Day Pitney LLP
Board Liaison: Elliot Rotstein
Management Planning, Inc.