Dennis E. Piendak, President

Sheila Och, Vice President

Germaine Vigeant-Trudel, Treasurer

Lynn Roderick, Assistant Treasurer

Bernadette Wheeler, Clerk

Low-Income Sector Representatives

Mickey Cockrell, Dracut/ St. Francis Parish

Marty Hogan, Centralville Neighborhood Action Group

Atty. Linda Neary, Northeast Legal Aid

Rita O’ Brien Dee, Tewksbury Council on Aging

Sheila Och, Lowell Community Health Center

Hannah Phan, Cambodian Mutual Assistance Association

Lynn Roderick, Westford Council on Aging

Stephen Strykowski, Billerica Housing Authority Low Income Tenants Council

Jose Rodriguez, North Common Tenant Council

Lyndsey Vincent, Head Start Policy Council

Germaine Vigeant-Trudel, Merrimack Valley Housing Partnership

Board of Directors Meetings

One Wednesday a month at 6:30pm
(See the calendar of events)
To participate virtually, contact:

Public Sector Representatives

City of Lowell:

 Sidney Liang, Councilor (Vesna Nuon’s permanent designee)

 Merilyn Mbombo, (Mayor John Leahy‘ s permanent designee)

Aleksandra Tugbiyele, (Councilor John Drinkwater’s permanent designee)


Kate Cohen, Chelmsford/Westford (Appointed by State Rep. Jim Arciero)

Bob Correnti, Billerica (Appointed by BHA Commissioner J. O Donnell)

Dennis E. Piendak, Dracut (Appointed by Selectperson Alison Hughes)

Marie P. Sweeney, Tewksbury (Appointed by Selectman Todd Johnson)

Matt Hanson, Tyngsborough (Tyngsborough Town Administrator)

Private Sector Representatives

Dr. Leland Ackerson, University of Massachusetts, Lowell

Marty Conway, Greater Lowell Central Labor Council

Glenn Goldman, Lowell Five

James Hogan, Mill City Mentors Advisory Council

Bernadette Wheeler, Former Head Start Parent

Carleen Gavin, Director Emeritus