Michael Boardman ’93
Boardman is the founder of Michael
Boardman Design. Founded in 2004, the company crafts visual strategies that
help build brand programs for small businesses and individual entrepreneurs.
Geared toward new or emergent business endeavors, Michael Boardman Design
establishes the creative foundation for integrated marketing campaigns, from
design and thematic concepts through creative direction and production.
Boardman’s client list includes New England Ropes, Hall Spars and Rigging, The
Bridge and The Ceteris Group.
Christopher Carney ’90
Carney is the president and co-owner of
American Waste Services, headquartered in Raynham, Mass. Established in 1999,
American Waste Services specializes in municipal, commercial and residential
waste hauling services. Carney’s business ventures include trash collection,
recycling, hauling, mulch production, snow plowing, construction and demolition
cleanouts and home construction. A sponsor of both Salve Regina’s annual alumni
and corporate golf tournaments, Carney is also an active supporter of the
University’s ice hockey team.
Jonah Czerwinski ’97
Czerwinski is the special assistant to
the secretary of Veterans Affairs for budget and management, and directs the VA
Innovation Initiative, a department-wide program bringing promising innovations
to VA’s most important challenges. He assists the secretary on a range of
strategy and policy issues and advises senior VA leadership in identifying,
articulating and disseminating strategic guidance and management priorities. Prior
to joining VA, Czerwinski was a managing consultant for global business
services at IBM and a senior fellow in IBM’s Global Leadership Initiative. Czerwinski
earned his M.B.A. from the University of Virginia’s Darden Graduate School of
Jesse Harding ’96
Harding is the director and chief
instructor at Villari’s Martial Arts Center in Middletown, R.I. He has more
than 20 years of experience in martial arts, including Shaolin Kempo karate,
edged weapon solutions, tai chi and qigong. A philosophy and psychology double
major who minored in religious studies, Harding also earned an M.A. in holistic
counseling and a certificate of advanced graduate study in expressive arts from
John Long ’99
Long is the director of the Center for
Workforce and Community Education at Bristol Community College in Fall River,
Mass. The center provides educational and training resources for individuals,
companies and agencies throughout southeastern Massachusetts, offering
non-credit courses and programs in business, personal enrichment and
management. Long has an extensive background in higher education program and
curriculum development and in the oversight of customized educational projects.
A philosophy and interactive communication technology double major at Salve
Regina, he earned an M.P.A. from Roger Williams University.
Kevin Pelletier ’97
An assistant professor of English at
the University of Richmond, Pelletier’s research interests include early
American literature, apocalyptic literature and culture, and race and slavery.
His current research examines the apocalypse as one of America’s foundational
conceptual categories and considers the ways in which representations of
apocalypse help to structure and inform 19th-century discourses on race and
slavery. Pelletier earned an M.A. from the University of Rhode Island and a
Ph.D. from the University at Buffalo.
Rebecca Reznik-Zellen ’95
Reznik-Zellen is the science librarian for the Center for Hierarchical
Manufacturing, a National Science Foundation nanoscale science and engineering
center located at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. She also serves as project
manager for InterNano, the nanomanufacturing information clearinghouse and Web
portal to the National Nanomanufacturing Network. Reznik-Zellen earned an M.A. in
philosophy from Katholieke Universiteit Leuven in Belgium and an M.L.I.S. from