Board of Directors

The Board of Directors at Partners for Youth with Disabilities, Inc. is responsible for reviewing and advising management on matters affecting the strategic, operational, clinical, market, and financial conditions of the organization. The Board performs its role by receiving and reviewing financial, management, and fundraising updates and reports from the Executive Director, selected staff and/or outside consultants including Independent Auditors.

In addition to meetings in the whole, the Board performs its oversight role through several committees including the Executive Committee, Finance Committee, Nominating Committee, and Fundraising Committee. These committees and/or the Board as a whole are responsible for approving the organization”s strategic plan, annual budget and financial statements, and general organizational, financial, and operating policies.

Additionally, the Board maintains direct oversight of the organization”s Executive Director and approves any changes in the Executive Director”s compensation structure. Board composition is designed to maximize access to necessary professional financial, marketing, business, and fundraising skills while maintaining diversity and close ties to the disability community.


Andrew E. Bentley

Partner (Taxation), PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP

Margaret Covell


Joe DeAngelis, MD


Orthopedic Surgeon, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Lynn Gonsalves

Vice President

Chief Operating Officer, Life is Good Playmakers

J. Van Gurley

Chief Operating Officer, Metron, Inc.

Jay S. Krish

Vice President of Governance, Risk, and Compliance Technology; State Street Corporation

Neil Leonard

Vice President

Dianne Lescinskas

Program Development Manager, Massachusetts Autism Commission

Stephen J. Mastrocola

Partner, Ernst & Young LLP

George Recck

Lecturer in Mathematics, Babson College

Manu Thakral

J. Randall Thompson

Chief Executive Officer & President, ThompsonGas & Electric Service, Inc.


Tracy Atkinson

Executive Vice President, State Street Corporation

Benjamin Golub

Executive Chairman & Interim CEO at Storj Labs

Joseph D. Steinfield, Esq.

Partner, Prince Lobel Tye LLP

Jennifer Mitsch Williams

Owner, First Class Carpentry, Inc.

Oz Mondejar

Senior Vice President of Mission and Advocacy, Partners Continuing Care, Inc.