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
  • Ms. Alissa DeJonge '95
  • Sr. Eileen Dooling, RSM
  • Rev. Peter Langevin
  • Sr. Georgeann Vumbaco, RSM, '67
  • Dr. Gail Kingston, ex-officio
  • Atty. Jeanne Messick - non member
  • Ms. Karen Huffer - non member
    Financial Director, Diocese of Norwich

 2020-2021 Board of Trustees

Mrs. Joanne Bentley
Senior Director
Business Operations Yale University
Parent of Laura '08
and Jennifer '11
Atty. Meghan Carta '07
Class of 2007
Attorney
Sullivan & Griffith, LLP
Sr. Patricia Corley, CND
Retired President
Notre Dame Academy of Staten Island
Ms. Alissa DeJonge '95
President
(ex-officio)
Sr. Kathleen Kelly
Fr. Peter Langevin
Chancellor
Diocese of Norwich
Mr. Kevin Leahy
President & CEO
Connecticut Wealth Management
Parent of Kaitlyn '19
Ms. Janet Marciniec '77
Class of 1977
Business Owner and Entrepreneur
FoodFix Hospitality Group, LLC
Parent of Catie '18
Tayna Oliver-Perry '78
Class of 1978
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
Class of 1986
Director, The Hartford
General Liability and Umbrella Product Underwriting
Middle and Large Commercial
Erron Smith
Associate Director, Business Development
AdvanceCT
Mary-Beth McDowell Valk '04
Class of 2004
Director of Wedding Planning
Connecticut Wedding Group
Sr. Georgeann Vumbaco, RSM '67
Vice Chairperson
Class of 1967
Pastoral Associate Our Lady of Angels, Meriden
Ms. Lisa Wills
CPA, Partner
Whittlesey
Holyoke, Hartford