Board of Trustees

The governing body of Bristol Community College is its Board of Trustees, which consists of eleven members: nine appointed by the governor of the Commonwealth, one alumnus/alumna, and one student representative. The Board of Trustees is responsible for long-range planning, financial resource planning, and organizational structure. The Department of Higher Education (DHE) delegates to the Board of Trustees the authority to appoint personnel.

Members of the Board of Trustees are as follows:

Mr. Frank P. Baptista – Fall River

Ms. Renee Clark - New Bedford

Ms. Valentina Videva Dufresne – Attleboro         

Pamela Gauvin-Fernandes, Esq. - New Bedford

Mr. Jeffrey T. Karam - Fall River

Ms. Joan M. Medeiros (Chair) - Fall River         

Ms. Lynn A. Motta '92 - Fairhaven

Ms. Diane L. Silvia (Alumni Trustee) ’86 - East Freetown

Steven A. Torres, Esq. (Vice Chair) - Taunton 


You can access the Bristol Community College Board of Trustees By-Laws here.