Photo of the Kendall Building

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

Kenneth Parsons, President
Corey Briere, Vice President
Ana Rodriguez, Treasurer
Stefany Garcia, Assistant Treasurer
Jackie Watson, Clerk
Willie Spradley, Jr., Past President
Abigail Arriaga
Sherleen Crespo
Tony Diaz
Cheryl Figeroa
John Hale
Matt Mainville
Jolene Monfette
Greg Schwartz
Gladys Suero
Eric Taub
Zuzanna Zaluga
Mim Zayas