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

Jay Reynolds, President
Greg Schwartz, Vice President
Ana Rodriguez, Treasurer
Stefany Escobar-Garcia, Assistant Treasurer
Anthony Soto, Clerk
Tony Diaz
John Hale
Madeline Lopez
Jolene Monfette
John Murray
Ken Parsons
Kate Preissler 
Willie Spradley, Jr.
Gladys Suero
Eric Taub
Zuzanna Zaluga
Mim Zayas