2012/2013 Board of Trustees
Michael J. Puzo, Chairman, Trustee since 1989; Partner, Hemenway & Barnes, LLP, and Chairman of Private Client Group at Hemenway & Barnes, LLP; Managing Director and Treasurer, Hemenway Trust Company, LLC; Fellow, American College of Trust and Estate Counsel; Overseer, Boston College Law School; Director, Boston Lyric Opera; Hingham Town Moderator; Former Chairman, Hingham Personnel Board; amateur singer.
Jean Morse Jones, Vice Chairman, Trustee since 2008; Currently Senior Director with the Institutional Business at TIAA-CREF; Former Financial Services Consultant at BridgePoint Group LLC. Previously spent 13 years as a Vice President at Fidelity Investments in Product Management and Implementation functions. Formerly owned consulting practice focused on Human Resource Information Systems design and installations. Chair of Greater Boston Walk To End Alzheimer's Committee for the Alzheimer's Association.
Gerald S. Jones, Clerk, Trustee since 2005; Past SSC Chairman, 2007-2009; self employed as a management consultant; former President of Telos Partners, a South Shore Consulting firm; former member of Wharton Graduate School of Business Advisory Board; former Moderator of the Hingham Congregational Church; Advisor to non profit boards on strategic planning and change; former Advisor on Boston Mayor's School Advisory Committee; former faculty member at Pace University and NY University; Board member, Martha's Vineyard Donors Collaborative.
William Gagnon, Treasurer, Trustee since 2008; Founder and President of The Gagnon Group, providing tax consulting, compliance and technology services to some of the largest and smallest companies in the world; past President of the Duxbury Education Foundation; involved in many other local and national charity organizations including the Duxbury Art Association, the Plymouth Philharmonic Orchestra and Make-A-Wish Foundation.
Deborah L. Allinson, Trustee since 2002; Former Partner, Wellington Management Company, Executive Committee of the Boston Economic Club; Trustee and Chair of Investment Committee, Wheeler School, Providence, RI. Investment Committee, Helmsley Charitable Trust and Olin College of Engineering. Trustee and Chair of the Investment committee, Historic New England. Deborah enjoys spending time with her family and circle of friends. Her interests include the global economy, capital market developments, the performing arts, education, travel, reading, and the waterfront.
David W. Bryan, Trustee since 1992; Board member, Mac-Gray Corporation and Manomet Center for Conservation Sciences; former CEO, Avedis Zildjian Company and VP, Sara Lee Corporation.
Thomas E. Bullock, Trustee since 1996; Former President/CEO Ocean Spray Cranberries; Chairman and member Board of Directors of Mac Gray Corp; Former Board member and chairman of FairtradeUSA; Former Board member FLO international Fair Trade in Bonn, Germany; Former Board member Avedis Zildjian Corp; Former Board member Boston Philarmonic Orchestra; Board of Overseers New England Conservatory.
Mara D. Calame. Trustee since 2012; Corporate Counsel, The Talbots, Inc.; Assistant Secretary, Talbots Charitable Foundation, Inc.; Overseer, Celebrity Series of Boston; amateur violinist; parent of two Conservatory students who are studying violin, cello and flute.
Jane Cheever Carr, Founding Trustee (1970 - present); Principal, Hammond Residential Real Estate Ltd.; Former Trustee, Derby Academy, Milton Academy, South Shore Hospital; Board Member Hingham Historical Society.
Barbara S. Clifford, Trustee since c.1990; former President, Duxbury Art Association; Past Chair of the Board of SSC, Chair of Capital campaign for Ellison Center for the Arts, Co-Chair of capital campaign for Carr building and rehabilitation of Hingham Campus. Founder and former President, Republican Women's Club, Duxbury; former Co-Chair, First Class Found, Noble and Greenough School; former chair of Parish, First Parish Church, Duxbury; amateur pianist.
Fred Clifford, Jr., Trustee since 2008; formerly a marketing professional for the State of Massachusetts, now an independent consultant; member Duxbury Education Foundation.
Motoko Taniguchi Deane, Trustee since 2003; Treasurer, Renewable Investment Corporation; Board of Trustees, Oberlin College; Fellow, National Tropical Botanical Garden; Board of Advisors, South Shore Art Center; Member Cohasset Golf Club; former Trustee and Chair of Annual Fund, Derby Academy; former President, Cohasset Social Service League; former pianist and music educator.
Mary B. Dunn, Trustee since 1999 ; Duxbury Cultural and Education Leader; amateur pianist.
Gary K. Gulden, Trustee since 1997; Retired Founding Partner, Telos Partners, Inc. advisors to private business owners, former Executive Vice President CSC Index, Corp., an international management consulting firm, former Director and Board Chairman W.J. Cowee, Inc. a forest products company; member Farnsworth Museum, Island Institute, Medomak Valley Land Trust; amateur jazz pianist.
William C. Haney, Trustee since 2012; currently Global Managing Director of Investor Relations Services for Thomson Reuters. Former board member of Tradeportal and advisor to the Wharton Small Business Development Center. William received a BA in Economics from Northwestern University and an MBA in Finance and Public Policy from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. His wife and three children have been active in the Conservatory as ongoing supporters and students.
Frank Holden, Trustee since 2001; retired; former Veterans Administration Physician and Health Services Researcher; amateur pianist and singer.
F. Sherman Hoyt, Trustee since 2003
Daniel K. Kingsbury, Trustee since 2011; CEO of Pioneer Investments US Division, and CEO and President of Pioneer Investment Management Inc. Dan received his BA from Johns Hopkins University and his MBA from New York University. Dan lives in Hingham with his wife and three children, all of whom are students at the Conservatory. In addition to his service to SSC, Dan has been a trustee of the Inner City Scholarships Fund since 2008.
Peter Lawrence, Trustee since 2005; Retired President, General Dynamics, American Overseas Marine. Chairman Massachusetts Maritime Academy Foundation. Past President Boston Marine Society, Chairman, legislative Committee, Board of Trustees, Finance Committee. Member American Bureau of Shipping (ABS). Treasurer Tihonet Club.
Carolyn K. Loughlin, Trustee since 2006; Former Product Development ESPRIT Italy; Liz Claiborne Accessories, NYC. Active in Hingham Public Schools in formation of Hingham Music Parents Association and HMPA Mini-Grants Committee. Former Hingham Public Schools PTO Liaison to School Committee, School Council, Principal Screening Committee. Studies Jazz Piano with John Kramer, Parent of Conservatory Students. University of California, Berkeley Alumni Association.
Donald P. Massa, Trustee since c.1990; President, Massa Products, Corp.; Former Trustee, Northeastern University; Member, Acoustical Society of America; Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers; Navigator, New England Aquarium; Life Member, The Oceanography Society; Life Member, National Association of Underwater Instructors; Member, Northeastern University College of Engineering Advisory Board.
Nancy L. Oddleifson, Trustee since 2004. Former pediatric nutritionist; community volunteer; Tutor, English as Second Language; parent of past Conservatory students.
Thomas L. P. O'Donnell, Trustee since 1999; Former chairman and managing partner, Ropes & Gray; former Hingham Town Moderator; former chairman, United Way of Massachusetts Bay, The Trustees of Reservations, Massachusetts Land Conservation Trust, Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation and Boston Municipal Research Bureau, former Overseer of Harvard University and former director, Weston Jesuit School of Theology; member of Leadership Councils of Harvard Law School, Divinity School and School of Public Health; member of Massachusetts and American Bar Foundations; Lector, St. Paul's Church, Hingham.
William S. Reardon, Trustee since 1982; Former Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP; Leader of the Life Sciences Industry Practice for New England and Eastern U.S.; Board Member, Idera Pharmaceuticals, Synta Pharmaceuticals, and the Hambrecht & Quist Healthcare and Life Sciences Investors Funds; Member, American Institute of CPAs; Member, Massachusetts Society of CPAs; Trustee, Harvard Glee Club Foundation; Baritone, Unicorn Singers.
Derek Spence, Trustee since 2007; Managing Principal, Striker Partners, a private equity investment firm; Board member at Surgent McCoy LLC: Board member at Professional Credential Services, Inc.; Board member at YSC Sports, LLC; Board member at High Performance Sports, LLC; Board of Advisors, Mesaba Capital Partners, LLC; Board of Advisors, Artemis International, Inc.; Member, Wharton Private Equity Partners; Member, Bowdoin Career Advisory Network.
Karen B. Wehner, Trustee since 2011; Founder and CEO of The Time Tribe, LLC, currently producing a multimedia time travel adventure for kids; Registered Professional Archaeologist with PhD in Anthropology; Board Member and Class Agent, Yale Alumni Fund; Yale Alumni Schools Committee Representative; Board of Directors, World Leadership Foundation, Denver, CO; Amateur cellist and pianist and mother of three SSC students pursuing violin, piano, and ballet.