2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
    Jun 01, 2023  
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Trustees and Administration

Board Of Trustees

JAMES HAGAN, Class of 1984, B.S., M.B.A., President/CEO, Westfield Bank

TERRELL HILL, Class of 1992, Ph.D., (Alumni Trustee), Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources, Windsor Public Schools, Windsor, CT

MADELINE LANDRAU, B.S., M.S., Marketing Director for Multicultural Market Develpment, MassMutual

ROBERT MARTIN, Ph.D., Former Interim President, Framingham State University

LYDIA MARTINEZ-ALVAREZ, Class of 1986 and 2004, B.S., M.A.T., C.A.G.S., (Secretary)  Assistant Superintendent, Springfield Public Schools

KEVIN QUEENIN, Class of 1970, B.S.E., (Chair), CEO, Specialty Bolt & Screw, Inc.

EDWARD SULLIVAN, B.S., (Vice Chair) Executive Vice President, Sullivan Paper Company, Inc.

THALITA NEVES, Class of 2021 (Student Trustee)


(The date in parentheses following the names below, indicates the beginning of service at Westfield State University. Please note that names and titles are based on information available at the time of printing; please see westfield.ma.edu for current listings.)



Senior Administration

RAMON S. TORRECILHA (2016) President; B.A., M.S., Portland State University; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison

ERICA BROMAN (2016) Vice President, Institutional Advancement; B.A., Miami University; M.B.A., University of Massachusetts, Amherst; Ed.D., Northeastern University

DANIEL FORSTER (2017) Vice President, Enrollment Management; B.A., University of Massachusetts at Amherst; M.Ed., Westfield State University

SUSAN LEGGETT(2004)  Associate Vice President, Chief of Staff; A.B., Muhlenberg College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, Amherst

TRICIA OLIVER (2016) Director of Campus Communication, President’s Office; B.A., Elizabethtown College

CARLTON PICKRON (1986) Vice President, Student Affairs; B.S., M.Ed., C.A.S., Springfield College; Ed.D, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

DIANE PRUSANK (2007) Provost and Vice President, Academic Affairs; B.S., M.S., Illinois State University; Ph.D., University of Oklahoma

STEPHEN TAKSAR (2016) Vice President, Administration and Finance; B.A., Central Connecticut State University; M.Ed., Northeastern University; M.B.A., Providence College


College of Graduate & Continuing Education


Stefanie Sanchez, Ed.D., Interim Dean of CGCE

Lisa Ducharme, M.P.A., Veterans and Military Coordinator

Brandon Fredette, M.S.,Community Education Coordinator

Kylie Hensley, M.A., Student Recruitment Coordinator

Michelle Henrichon, M.S., Assistant Director of CGCE Admissions

Ryan Meersman, M.P.A., Early College Access & Education Recruitment Coordinator

Jessica Tansey, M.P.A., Director Program Development and Outreach

Melissa Trinks, M.S., Student Success Coordinator





Mary Jo Bosley, B.S., Undergraduate Records Coordinator

Katie Case-Wooddruff, Accountant

Michelle Conrad, B.A., Graduate Records & Licensure Coordinator

Joanne Gogol, Accountant

Jennifer Haskins, B.A., Graduate Records & Licensure Coordinator

Cornel Hurston, Information Technology

Kerri LaPlante, Office Support Assistant

Justin Marques, Veteran Services Assistant

Brittany Masse, B.A., Admissions Associate

Jennifer Noess, Undergraduate Records Coordinator

Jennifer Prokop, Admissions Associate

Celeste Washington, M.S., Data Specialist