Our Board

Brian Chapman - Mr. Chapman is company President of Mill City Environmental Corp., a waste management and remediation firm.

Christine Cole (Treasurer) - Ms. Cole is the Executive Director of the Program in Criminal Justice Policy at Harvard University 's Kennedy School of Government. She is also currently Chair of the board of the Lowell House, a substance abuse prevention center. Ms. Cole formerly served as a community liaison to the Lowell Police Department, as Chief of Staff for the Massachusetts Exececutive Office of Public Safety; and as Director of Business and Technology for the Springfield Police Department.

Matthew C. Donahue - Mr. Donahue is a native of Lowell, a former Chairman of the Lowell Conservation Commission, formerly a City Councilor, and is an attorney with the Lowell firm of Eno, Boulay, Martin, and Donahue and specializes in environmental law.

Jonathan Geer - Mr. Geer is a retiree after a 38-year career with the Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs and other state environmental agencies.  He is the president of the Belvidere Neighborhood Association and former president of Keep Lowell Beautiful.

Sheila Kirschbaum (Clerk) - Ms. Kirschbaum is the School Liaison/Professional Development Coordinator for the Tsongas Industrial History Center in Lowell and provides a strong interpretive background to the Trust’s board.

Christine McCall - Ms. McCall is currently an Assistant Planner at the Department of Planning and Development for the City of Lowell.  She previously worked in Senator Eileen Donoghue’s office.

James O’Hearn – Mr. O’Hearn, a native of Lowell, works as a financial advisor with Enterprise Bank.  James is involved with many local non-profit organizations, including the Young Professionals of Greater Lowell.

Dr. Mark Romanowsky (President) - Dr. Romanowsky practices family medicine in his hometown of Lowell and chairs our Land Protection Committee.

Sopheap Theam – Ms. Theam is a program director at Light of Cambodian Children.  She is also co-producing the documentary, "Lost Child", in association with the Gardner Documentary Group.  Ms. Theam’s prior experience includes real estate and as an assistant director for a summer sports camp.


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