Board of Directors


Cheryl K. Opper 

SOWMA Founder and Executive Director

Christopher F. Murphy, Chair

Fellow of the Society of Actuaries and a Chartered Enterprise Risk Analyst

Dennis F. Harkins,  Vice Chair

Higher Education Development and MPA Candidate at Suffolk University. 

Kelly A. Miranda, Treasurer 

Audit Supervisor, Feeley & Driscoll, P.C.

Marc-Daniel Paul, Clerk 

Suffolk University, BS 2016; Brockton High School Alumnus; SOWMA High School Plus student, Project Manager at Fitch Law Partners, LLP

Karen L. Argetsinger, Esq. 

Attorney; John E. Lewy Foundation for Children’s Health, Board Member

Orla Higgins Averill, Phd.

Assistant Principal, Newton Public Schools 

Christie Bluhm, CPA

Director, Blum Shapiro

Cathleen Cavanaugh

Founder, Principal Consultant 

Cavanaugh Associates, Sales and Marketing Operations; The Philanthropy Connection

Jeffrey Charnel 

Vice President of Business Banking and Commercial Lending, Eastern Bank

Andrew W. Daniels, Esq.

Legal Counsel, J. Derenzo Companies  

Lee Darst, Esq. 

Attorney with offices in Hingham, Wareham and Brockton; Volunteer tutor, SOWMA; board member of Plymouth County Bar Association and Pilgrim Advocates, Inc.

Timothy Ehlers

Registered Representative, Concord Wealth Management

Carol A. Augustyniak-Marcus 

Speech Pathologist; Volunteer tutor, SOWMA; Team Intestinal Fortitude

Richard E. McGrail, Former Chair, SOWMA Board of Directors

CEO, Taplink; Past President and CEO, AVTEK Inc.

Jeffrey Muir 

Director, Beacon Equity Advisors; Advisory Board member, USA500 Charitable Giving Circle

Jill S. Spatola 

Merrill Lynch, Senior Financial Advisor and Vice President


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