Board of Directors

Brian Chapman, LP&CT Board of Directors

Brian Chapman

Mr. Chapman is company President of Mill City Environmental Corporation, a waste management and remediation firm.  Mr. Chapman was selected as the Lowell Sun’s 2014 Man of the Year for his active volunteerism in the community.

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Christine Cole, Treasurer, LPCT Board of Directors

Christine Cole


Ms. Cole is the Executive Director of the Crime and Justice Institute (CJI), a non-profit criminal justice policy analysis organization in Boston where she manages multiple project teams and oversees $6.8M in research and technical assistance projects supporting excellence in justice and safety.  Christine enjoys the out-of-doors in all seasons, looking for signs of wildlife and exploring cities, farmlands, and the woods.

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Matt Donahue, LPCT Board of Directors

Matthew C. Donahue, Esq.

Mr. Donahue is a native of Lowell and a co-founder of LP&CT.  He is an attorney with the Lowell law firm of Eno Martin Donahue LLP and specializes in environmental law.  His past community work includes being the previous Chairman of the Lowell Conservation Commission and a former City Councilor.

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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.

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Sheila Kirschbaum


Ms. Kirschbaum is the Director of the Tsongas Industrial History Center (TIHC), an education partnership of UMass Lowell’s Graduate School of Education and Lowell National Historical Park. The TIHC offers hands-on, place-based experiences that use Lowell’s history to explore American industrialization and its relevance today. Sheila brings a strong education and interpretive background to the Trust’s board.

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Christine McCall

Ms. McCall is an Associate Planner at the Department of Planning and Development for the City of Lowell.  She previously worked in Senator Eileen Donoghue’s office.  Ms. McCall’s interest in the Trust began as a volunteer on the Concord River Greenway.

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James OHearn, LPCT Board of Directors

James O’Hearn

Mr. O’Hearn, a native of Lowell, works as a Vice President at Enterprise Bank where he is a Senior Financial Advisor within the Bank’s Investment Services group. Jamie is involved with many local organizations, including the Pollard Library Foundation.

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Mark Romanowsky, LP&CT Board of Directors

Dr. Mark Romanowsky


“Dr. Mark” practices family medicine in his hometown of Lowell. You can’t help but relax when you’re waiting to see him as a patient, because the walls are full of his scenic oil paintings and watercolors. Check out his special places painting collection on Etsy.

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Sopheap Theam, LP&CT Board of Directors

Sopheap Theam

Ms. Theam is the co-producer of the documentary, Lost Child,” in association with the Gardner Documentary Group.  Ms. Theam brings experience as a program director at Light of Cambodian Children, real estate, and as an assistant director for a summer sports camp.

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