UMassD Foundation

The UMass Dartmouth Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization created to render financial assistance and aid in the development effort and the educational programs of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. Governed by its Board of Directors, the UMass Dartmouth Foundation receives and administers gifts to the University and provides support to the students, faculty and staff through its efforts.

President (ex officio)

Robert E. Johnson

Vice President (ex officio)

Mohammad Karim
Provost & Executive Vice Chancellor
Chief Operating Officer


Joan Medeiros ’90

Vice Chairman

Joe DeMedeiros ’99

Interim Treasurer (ex officio)

James Sheehan
Vice Chancellor, Administrative/Fiscal Services

Executive Director (ex officio)

Ronald Vanden Dorpel
Interim Vice Chancellor, University Advancement


Tia Bullard
Director, Donor Relations


Richard Abut '75

Jeff Conway ’87

Joe Cozzolino ’87

Jeff Duchemin '89

Jim French ’78

Diane Laflamme

Ralph Medeiros

Mardee Xifaras ’78

Ex Officio

Daniel DeOliveira ‘93
President, Board of Directors/Alumni Association

JP Masella '06
President, Board of Directors/Law School

Hamza Malik '18
President, Graduate Student Senate

Doug Roscoe
President, Faculty Senate

Brian Towne '18
President, Student Senate