Emily LewisChair of the Board
Chair of the TRC board of directors, Emily Lewis is happy to have found a place in this crazy world to maybe make a difference. She's invigorated at the possibilities and proud to work with Jeff and everyone on the board. Emily is also business manager of the Holyoke Civic Symphony and resides in and volunteers at Treehouse Community - homes for families with adopted children as well as those in foster care- in Easthampton.
An activist and supporter of activists since the middle 1950's and in Northampton since 1961, Bruce (and his wife, Ruth Hawkins) have played a role in making Northampton as progressive as it is today. Bruce is a physicist with a sideline in computing, still active in research. His hobbies include hiking and landscape photography.
Gladys FrancoBoard Member
Myra LamBoard Member
Yoav Elani ElinevskyBoard Member
Yoav Elani Elinevsky is a native of Jerusalem. In graduate school at UNH, he was a student activist with a focus on Central America, and he established a CISPES chapter there in 1980. In 2002 he co-founded FFIPP, an international educational network of students and faculty for human rights in Palestine/Israel, with chapters in Europe, Brazil and the US. For over 25 years, Yoav was a professor of mathematics at Mt. Wachusett Community College and served as a department chair for many years. He is now retired and lives in Amherst, close to his children and grandchildren.
Suri RamosBoard Member
Jeff NapolitanoFounder and Board Member
Jeff is the founder of The Resistance Center for Peace and Justice. He was previously the Program Coordinator for the Western Massachusetts program of the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC), and has over a decade of experience in political organizing and training. He is a graduate of UMass Amherst and lives in Northampton with his two children.