Gladys Natalia Franco Rodriguez is the Chair of the Board. She has 19 years of experience in education and has been a teacher, Supervisor of Leadership Development, and Assistant Principal in Springfield and Holyoke Public Schools.
Myra Lam is a founding member of the TRC Board of Directors, currently serving as chair of TRC's Youth Committee. She teaches elementary school in South Hadley.
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.
Avery is the chair of TRC's Communications Committee.
After two years as an Americorps member, Jenni began an 18-year career as a counselor, classroom teacher and administrator. She is in her second year as an administrator in the Northampton Public Schools.
Ivette volunteers for the Springfield Housing Authority’s “Talk. Read. Succeed.” program, advocating for residents & coordinating translation services and the community garden.
Madeleine is an aspiring arts administrator, passionate about community engagement and activating public spaces.
Elise is a substitute teacher at Veritas Prep in Holyoke, MA interested in pursuing a career in education.