The Valley Opportunity Council is overseen by a Board of Directors, comprised of no more than 18 members. To promote equitable representation, members come from both Holyoke and Chicopee.

  • Six members are appointed by the Holyoke and Chicopee mayors—3 from each city

  • Six members are appointed by private companies/organizations—3 each from Chicopee and Holyoke

  • Six are elected by the people VOC serves

Board Members

Jay Reynolds, President
Greg Schwartz, Vice President
Ana Rodriguez, Treasurer
Stefany Escobar-Garcia, Assistant Treasurer
Anthony Soto, Clerk
Marline Charette-Strange
Christine Fay
Alan Gilburg
John Hale
Barbara Heisler
William Masse
Andrew Melendez
Jolene Monfette
John Murray
Ken Parsons
Willie Spradley, Jr.
Gladys Suero