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
  • 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
Co-Chair
Services Architect
Managed Print Services
Parent of
Alyssa '06 and Ashley '07
Fr. John Gallagher
OFM, CAP
Pastor Saint Pius X Parish
Middletown, CT
Mr. Kevin Leahy
President & CEO
Connecticut Wealth Management
Parent of Kaitlyn '19
Janet Marciniec
Class of '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
Class of '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
Sister Maureen Reardon-Chair
Regional Senior Vice President
Chief Mission/Compliance Officer
Mercy Community Health
Brenda Speight Ricard, Ph.D '82
Class of 1982
Associate Vice President,
University Advancement
Boston College
Laurie Sablak
Class of '86
Director, The Hartford
General Liability and Umbrella Product Underwriting
Middle and Large Commercial
Lauren C. States
Class of '74
Independent Director, Clean Harbors, Inc. and
Webster Financial Corporation;
former Vice President & Chief Technology Officer, IBM Corp.
Mary-Beth McDowell Valk
Class of '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