Boston Children’s Chorus Announces New Appointments to Board of Directors

BCC News

Boston, MA (June 25, 2018) – Boston Children’s Chorus (BCC) announces the appointment of four new Directors to the Board.  Linda Turnbull of The Waldwin Group, Lisa Sheeler of Massachusetts Financial Services (MFS), Michael Hunter of Trinity Financial, and Maureen Boisvert, Community Volunteer join the board of the fifteen year old organization.

Chairman of the Board Allan Kiser said, “I am thrilled that this exceptional group of leaders has decided to join us on the journey to help BCC thrive in the future.”

Linda Turnbull is the Director of Administration and Human Resources at The Waldwin Group. The Waldwin Group is an independently owned franchisee of Dunkin Donuts with locations throughout metropolitan Boston.

Lisa Sheeler is responsible for supporting the investment advisory business at MFS.  She graduated from Boston University School of Law, and has volunteered at organizations such as City Year, and Cradles to Crayons.  

Michael Hunter is responsible for leading business development activities at Trinity Financial.  Michael previously served in the Administration of Governor Deval Patrick as Undersecretary for Business Development overseeing the Mass Office of Business Development, Mass Office of International Trade and Investment and Tourism.  Michael has extensive real estate experience, including having served as Deputy Director at the Boston Redevelopment Authority. 

Maureen Boisvert is a Community Volunteer, and a long time BCC parent, having had 3 sons participate in the program.  In addition, Maureen has an extensive background in the Financial Services industry having served in a variety of executive level roles. 

BCC is forever grateful to retiring board members, Founder and Chairman Emeritus, Hubie Jones, Chairman Emeritus, Tim Ferguson, and long-time supporter and distinguished board member, Pam Adams. These Directors were vital to helping BCC flourish over the past 15 years. It was their vision and contributions that helped BCC to become the exceptional organization that it is today. We extend a heartfelt thank you to each of them. 

The 2018-2019 Boston Children’s Chorus Board of Directors are: Chairman, Allan Kiser of Fidelity Investments; Vice Chairman, Taylor Bodman of Brown Brothers Harriman; Treasurer, Philip A. Weitzel of CohnReznick; Krystal P. Banfield, Ed.D of Berklee College of Music; Maureen Boisvert, Community Volunteer; Margaret E. Clough of Loomis, Sayles & Company; Patricia Forbes of Qroe Preservation Development; Alec Francesconi of; Michael Hunter of Trinity Financial; Jean Kanarian of SMR; Marjorie Malpiede of Mary Christie Foundation; Claudia Bell Mathis, Ed.D, Consultant, Charlayne Murrell-Smith of Boston Children’s Museum; Adam C. Powell, IV of Infinium; Marjorie Ringrose of Smith Family Foundation; Lisa Sheeler of MFS; Joel Sherman of McLane Middleton, Professional Association; Wendell Taylor of Vertex Pharmaceuticals; Linda Turnbull of The Waldwin Group; Karen Wallace, Marketing Consultant; and Linda Wondrack of Fidelity Investments.

About Boston Children’s Chorus

The Boston Children's Chorus (BCC) harnesses the power and joy of music to unite our city's diverse communities and inspire social change. Our singers transcend social barriers in a celebration of shared humanity and love of music. Through intensive choral training and high-profile public performance experience (locally, throughout the U.S. and around the world), they learn discipline, develop leadership skills, and proudly represent the City of Boston as ambassadors of harmony.

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