The intent of the Board of Directors is to develop a shared vision of the kind of organization they would like to see WBDC become over the years, and establish a mission statement with a set of strategies that will accomplish this objective.
The Board began its strategic planning effort by outlining its vision of the kind of organization it wanted to create and defined the core values that would guide this organization in the pursuit if its mission. The Board’s vision and values described the kind of organization it wanted to create as one that:
In addition to outlining the kind of organization it wished to create, the Board considered its options and desired directions for WBDC in terms of a careful study of the organization, its staffing, operations, and achievements. The Board of Directors then defined Worcester Business Development Corporation’s Mission and set the strategies needed to accomplish it.
Chair – Jill C. Dagilis, Worcester Community Action Council
Vice Chair – Robert J. Hennigan, Law Offices of Robert J. Hennigan
President – Craig L. Blais, WBDC
Treasurer – Michael J. Bollus, Bollus Lynch
Asst. Treasurer – George W. Tetler, Bowditch & Dewey LLP
Clerk – Cheryl M, Lapriore, UMass Memorial Health Care
Asst. Clerk – Michael J. O’Hara, O’Hara Buthray Associates, Inc.