Salem State Foundation

2012-13 Board of Directors

Mission and History

The Salem State Foundation was incorporated in 1977 as a 501 (c) (3) private, not-for-profit organization. Its mission is to help Salem State meet its needs and goals by raising and distributing private contributions. The foundation invests and manages these contributions in ways that meet the needs of the Salem State community not met through public funding.

2013-14 Officers

  • Robert T. Lutts, chair
  • James M. Muse ’83, president
  • Frank L. Cavanaugh '69, vice president
  • Gina V. Deschamps ’92, vice president
  • Jeffrey V. Cicolini ’94, treasurer
  • Marilyn E. Flaherty ’54, secretary
  • Patricia Maguire Meservey, president, Salem State University (ex-officio)
  • Cynthia McGurren ’83, vice president, institutional advancement and executive director, Salem State University Foundation (ex-officio)

Salem State Foundation Board of Directors 2013-14

  • Jeffrey P. Beale
  • Frederick L. Cavanaugh ’69
  • Erik J. Champy ’89,’ 94G
  • Jeffrey V. Cicolini ’94
  • Gina V. Deschamps ’92G
  • Albert DiVirgilio ’64, ’66G
  • Richard L. Elia
  • Marilyn E. Flaherty ’54
  • Suzanne Gruhl
  • Michael A. Jenkins '80
  • Jeffrey E. LaCross ’93
  • Robert T. Lutts
  • James M. Muse ’83
  • Deirdre A. Sartorelli ’83
  • Jacob S. Segal
  • Timothy P. Shea ’83G
  • Frank J. Sparicio ’53
  • Patricia H. Zaido