Now Accepting Nominations for Board

UMass Law Alumni Association announces a call for nominations for its Board of Directors. This year, up to five directors may be elected. All UMass School of Law and Southern New England School of Law alumni can submit nominations and vote for the UMass Law Alumni Association Board of Directors.

Submit a nomination form online by March 1, 2018. 

Law Alumni Board of Directors are elected to serve a term of three (3) years and no individual shall serve more then two (2) consecutive terms as Director. Elections for Directors are held annually. Officers of the Law Alumni Association shall be elected at the Annual Meeting by majority vote of the Board present at the meeting. All officers shall serve a one (1) year term. 


  • John Masella JD '06

Vice President

  • Herbert Kusako, Jr. JD '89


  • Tisha Giles-Radek JD '99


  • Tracy Shaugnessy JD '05


  • Felix S. Betro JD '01
  • Stephen Brown JD '13 
  • Thomas Cleary JD '07
  • Louis D'Amarino JD '14 
  • Robert T. Ferguson JD '02
  • Tara George JD '06
  • Leigh A. Mills JD '96
  • Brittany Raposa '12, JD '15
  • Sarah (Sally) Sawyer JD '15
  • Amy Valente '95, JD '98

Ex Officio

  • Eric J. Mitnick, Dean of UMass Law
  • Roger Dugal '70, JD '89, Member Emeritus
  • Aquaysha Parks, Class of 2018, SBA Representative
  • Daniel DeOliveira '93, President, UMass Dartmouth Alumni Association
  • Nancy Vanasse '90, MBA '05, Director of Alumni Relations