Ethinic Minority Affairs Committee Conference: December 10-11, Crowne Plaza Hotel, Natick
Our keynote speaker will be Charles F. Desmond, Ed.D.
Dr. Desmond was appointed by Gov. Patrick in September 2008 to the Board of Higher Education, and in December 2008, the governor appointed him chair. A Fulbright Scholar, Charlie served from 2002 to 2009 as Executive Vice President of the Trefler Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to improving educational opportunities and success for Boston's urban youth. At Trefler, he provided managerial oversight, advocacy and leadership on behalf of the Foundation to strengthen partnerships with Boston Public Schools, and nourished collaborative initiatives between and among philanthropic institutions in order to enhance their impact on urban educational reform.
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