Governance

Mercy High School is a Catholic secondary school of the Diocese of Norwich, Connecticut. Mercy has been staffed and supported by the Sisters of Mercy since its opening in 1963.

Corporate Members

  • Most Rev. Michael R. Cote, D.D., Bishop of Norwich
  • Rev. Roland Cloutier
  • Sr. Eileen Dooling, RSM
  • Dr. Gail Kingston
  • Rev. Peter Langevin
  • Sr. Georgeann Vumbaco, RSM, '67
  • Karen Huffer - non member
    Financial Director, Diocese of Norwich

 2019-2020 Board of Trustees

Mrs. Joanne Bentley
Senior Director
Business Operations Yale University
Parent of Laura '08
and Jennifer '11
Sr. Patricia Corley, CND
Retired President
Notre Dame Academy of Staten Island
Ms. Alissa DeJonge '95
President
(ex-officio)
Mr. Jack Driscoll
Vice Chairperson
Services Architect
Managed Print Services
Parent of
Alyssa '06 and Ashley '07
Fr. Peter Langevin
Chancellor
Diocese of Norwich
Mr. Kevin Leahy
President & CEO
Connecticut Wealth Management
Parent of Kaitlyn '19
Janet Marciniec '77
Parent of Catherine '18
Mr. Ralph Monaco
Partner-Attorneys at Law
Conway, Londregan,
Sheehan, & Monaco, P.C.
Parent of Abigail '17 and Anna '19
Tayna Oliver-Perry '78
Assistant Finance Director
City of Middletown
Parent of Mallory '10
Hugh D. Pearson
AIA, LEED Green Assoc.
Moser Pilon Nelson, Architects, LLC
Principal
Parent of Katharine '08 and
Allison '11
Brenda Speight Ricard, Ph.D '82
Chairperson
Class of 1982
Associate Vice President,
University Advancement
Boston College
Laurie Sablak '86
Director, The Hartford
General Liability and Umbrella Product Underwriting
Middle and Large Commercial
Mary-Beth McDowell Valk '04
Director of Wedding Planning
Connecticut Wedding Group
Sr. Georgeann Vumbaco, RSM '67
Class of 1967
Pastoral Associate Our Lady of Angels, Meriden
Ms. Lisa Wills
CPA, Partner
Whittlesey
Holyoke, Hartford