As directed by the agency’s bylaws, WCAC’s Board of Directors is a tripartite board comprised equally of representatives of the public sector, private sector and community.


  • Don Xenos, Chair
  • Karen Rucks Walker, Vice Chair, Designee for Mayor Joseph Petty
  • Steven Desmarais, Treasurer, Designee for Senator Harriette Chandler
  • Brian Westerlind,  Assistant Treasurer
  • Donna Lombardi, Clerk
  • Eve Gilmore, Assistant Clerk

Board of Directors

  • Dale Allen
  • Leslie Baker, Clerk, Designee for Representative Joe McKenna
  • Eric Batista, Designee for City Manager Edward M. Augustus, Jr.
  • Kathryn Crockett, Designee for Senator Michael Moore
  • Arianna Curet
  • Marco Estrella
  • Eve Gilmore
  • Maricelis Gonzalez
  • Mark Gustafson, Head Start Policy Council designee
  • Peter J. Martin, Esquire
  • Kristen Lemire
  • Gladys Rodriguez-Parker, Designee for Congressman James P. McGovern
  • Janice Ryan Weekes


WCAC is on the move

WCAC will be relocating soon but not just yet! Please continue to visit our main office on the 2nd floor of the Denholm Building, 484 Main Street, Worcester. Lobby hours are 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. weekdays.