Committed to Serving… Meet our Board of Directors

Timothy F. Kelleher, Chairman


Timothy F. Kelleher, a Board member since 1991, is Regional Vice President of commercial banking at TD Bank, NA for the MetroWest and South Shore regions. He is also a loan committee member of Southeastern Economic Development Corp. His banking career spans 28 years. Mr. Kelleher earned his degree in Economics from Stonehill College in North Easton, Massachusetts.

Michael A. Kehoe


Michael A. Kehoe is a partner in the law firm of Partridge, Snow & Hahn, LLP and concentrates his practice on all aspects of commercial real estate. Mr. Kehoe is admitted to practice law in Massachusetts and Rhode Island. He earned his J.D. from Boston University School of Law and holds a B.A. from Bucknell University. In addition to being on the Board since 1999, he is a Director of Child & Family Services of New Bedford; past president and Paul Harris Fellow of the Dartmouth Rotary Club; and Director of the Boys and Girls Club of New Bedford, Inc. Mr. Kehoe also serves on the Board of Directors as Treasurer for the Crapo Charitable Foundation and is a past president of Greater New Bedford ARC.

Karen A. Raposa, RDH, MBA


Karen A. Raposa is currently a Clinical Education Manager with Hu-Friedy Manufacturing, a worldwide company in the dental industry. Karen received her MBA from the University of Massachusetts and is an international speaker and co-editor of a textbook titled “Treating the Dental Patient with a Developmental Disorder”. She is a former assistant professor in Boston University's Department of General Dentistry and was awarded the title as one of the "Top 25 Women in Dentistry”. Karen also serves on New York University’s Oral Health Center for People with Disabilities Advisory Board.

Geraldine Lucas

Geraldine Lucas joined the Board in 2017. She was a Special Education Teacher, Assistant Special Needs Director and prior to her retirement, she was the Principal of East Fairhaven Elementary School. She holds a BA in Sociology with a minor education, M.Ed. in Special Education and CAGS in Educational Leadership. She is a certified Elementary School Principal, Intensive Special Needs and Elementary.

Tom Pasternak


Being intimately familiar and overwhelmingly impressed with the high level of care that the residents of Crystal Springs receive on a daily basis, Tom decided to join our Board of Directors in 2010. Having graduated from the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy in Boston, Tom has been a pharmacist since 1968 and has been the President, Manager and Pharmacist of Walsh Pharmacy on Rock Street in Fall River since 1981. Having even been recognized as ‘Pharmacist of the Year’ in Massachusetts, Tom has truly enjoyed serving the community. Married for over 40 years, Tom has two children and two grandchildren. In addition to serving on the board of Crystal Springs, he was a founding member of the Greater Fall River Diabetes Association and continues to support local charities through the Fall River Diocese.

Michael C. Pierre


Michael C. Pierre, a Board Member since 2013, is the Portfolio Manager at Pierre & Company/Investment Management. His brother, Andrew, joined the Crystal Springs community in 1978. Mr. Pierre received his B.A. from the University of Notre Dame in 1991 with M.B.A coursework completed at the University of Massachusetts in Boston; Mr. Pierre also attended Harvard Business School. His financial career over the past two decades has included Anchor Capital Advisors, Moody Aldrich Partners LLC, RJS Capital Management Inc. and Merrill Lynch. In addition to serving on the Board at Crystal Springs, Mr. Pierre is a member of the Planned Giving Committee for St. John’s Preparatory School and belongs to the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO).

Carol Gorman


Carol Gorman has her BA in Psychology and is a Licensed Social Worker. She has been employed at HealthSouth Braintree Rehabilitation Hospital since 2000 and became the Director of Case Management in 2001. In 2017, she obtained her CCM, Certification in Case Management.