University Leadership

The administration of Rivier's academic, service, and business operations is overseen by a network of professionals dedicated to the spirit and mission of the Catholic University.

University Leadership

The central priority of the University’s leadership and administration is to serve students and provide an environment of academic excellence, student engagement, and professional preparation.


Members of the Corporation

  • Sister Helene Cote, pm ’73, Chair | Provincial Superior, Sisters of the Presentation of Mary
  • Sister Theresa Gagne, pm ’74 | Educator
  • Sister Marie Henault, pm ’72 | Provincial Counselor, Sisters of the Presentation of Mary
  • Mrs. Mary Jane King, Executive Committee | President, Conway Management Inc.
  • Mrs. Dianne Mercier | President, People’s United Bank New Hampshire
  • Ms. Martha O’Neill, Esq. | Attorney, Clancy & O’Neill
  • Mrs. Linda Robinson ’69/’79G/’94H | Educator
  • Sister Lorraine Trottier, pm ’65/’70G | Provincial Counselor, Sisters of the Presentation of Mary

Rivier University Board of Trustees | 2021-2022

  • Mr. Bradley Kreick, Chair | Principal, BRK Ventures, LLC
  • Mr. Edward Dudley III ’00G, Treasurer | Senior Vice President and CFO, Catholic Medical Center
  • Ms. Talesha Saint-Marc, Esq., Secretary | Attorney, Bernstein, Shur, Sawyer & Nelson, PA
  • Mr. Douglas Barker | Trustee, The Barker Foundation, Inc.
  • Mr. William Barry III, Esq. | Barry & Honorow, P.L.L.C. Attorneys
  • Mr. Joseph Bellavance IV | President, Bellavance Beverage Co.
  • Mr. Robert Calamari Jr. | Senior Vice President Corporate Reputation Management, Bank of America
  • Mr. Michael Croatti ’09G | Sr. Vice President of Service & Operations, UniFirst Corporation
  • Ms. Keeva Davis 00 | Federal Project Officer, U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training
  • Mr. Aaron Dufoe ’97/’98G | President, Brevan Electronics
  • Mrs. Gerardine Ferlins | Chief Governing Officer and Founder Cirtronics Inc.
  • Mrs. Ana Hebra Flaster, Executive Committee | Freelance Writer
  • Mr. Kevin Halloran | Principal, Weisman, Tessier, Lambert and Halloran
  • Mr. T.C. Liakos | President, Liakos Companies
  • Mr. K. Brian McLaughlin | Principal, Granite Group Benefits
  • Mrs. Mary Murphy ’04G | Independent Branch Leader, Charles Schwab
  • Sister Janice Perrault, pm ’66 | Educator
  • Sister Jeanne Perreault, pm ’98H
  • Dr. Marie Ramas | Physician, Gatehouse Treatment Center
  • Mr. Daniel Sauvageau ’95G | Chief Security Officer, Retired, Fidelity Investments
  • Dr. Cecilia Warpinski Stuopis | Physician and Director, MIT Medical
  • Mrs. Sharon Tamposi ’91/’95G | The Tamposi Companies
  • Dr. Reginald Wilburn | Faculty Member, University of New Hampshire, College of Liberal Arts
  • Dr. Melissa Mei-Yen Wu | Physician, Immediate Care of Southern New Hampshire
  • Mr. Samuel A. Tamposi, Jr., Trustee Emeritus

Past Presidents

  • Mother Marie St. Jeanne-de-Valois, Superior of the Congregation in North America, Honorary President, 1933-1940
  • Sister Madeleine of Jesus, Foundress, 1933-1946
  • Sister St. Pascal, pm, 1947-1953
  • Sister Marie-Carmella, pm, 1953-1955
  • Sister Adelard-Marie, pm, 1955-1957
  • Sister Clarice Dion, pm, 1957-1969
  • Sister Gloria Lemieux, pm, 1969-1973
  • Sister Doris Benoit, pm, 1973-1980
  • Sister Jeanne Perreault, pm, 1980-1997
  • Sister Lucille Thibodeau, pm, 1997-2001
  • Dr. William Farrell, 2001-2011