2017-2018 ECEPC Committees

The success of the Essex County Estate Planning Council depends largely on the work of our board and committee members who dedicate many volunteer hours to ensure that estate planning professionals on the North Shore have the best member experience possible. 

Our committee members work collaboratively all year long on increasing membership, assessing member benefits, securing sponsors, communicating with our members and planning great events. 

If you have any questions about committee topics, or if you are an ECEPC member interested in joining one of our committees, please contact a member of the specific committee you are interested in. 


Programming Committee

Members of the Programming Committee plan and schedule most Council events, including networking events, educational lunches and breakfasts and the Annual Dinner, our signature event. They work collaboratively with other members of the Board of Directors to secure dynamic speakers with broad appeal and also research appropriate event venues and collaborate with Council staff on event details. 

Bailey Bishop
Bob Clark
Terasa Marshall


Marketing/PR/Communications

The Communications Committee works to inform the public of Essex County Estate Planning Council happenings and news through press releases, feature stories and the ECEPC blog, which can be found at www.ecepc.wordpress.com. This Committee also keeps members informed through internal communications. 

Michelle Curran
Brian Eddy


Governance/Nominating Committee

The Nominating Committee is responsible for finding qualified members to serve as Officers and Directors of the Council. They submit a ballot of candidates to the Board and then to the Membership at the Annual Meeting to be voted upon at the meeting. The Committee is also responsible for finding candidates to fill any vacancies on the Board, vetting new Council members and heading the search for canidates for our Council-Nominated AEP Program

George Bowen
Rick Ciolino

Jerry Mahan


Sponsorship Committee

The Sponsorship Committee is responsible for securing sponsors for all Council events, including breakfast meetings, networking events and the Annual Dinner. Contact a member of the Sponsorship Committee if you would like to learn more about how your business or firm might benefit from sponsoring an ECEPC event. 

Joanne MacInnis
David Strachan


Membership Committee

The Membership Committee oversees the process of recruiting new members, measuring member satisfaction and looking at ways the Council can enhance your membership. At the Essex County Estate Planning Council, we highly encourage members to bring guests to our events so that we can increase the opportunities for our members to network with other professionals in their field. Please contact the Membership Committee if you or someone you know is interested in becoming an ECPEC member.

Rick Ciolino
Lou Pereira
Mark Paluzzi
Erin Cooper