Perkins School for the Blind Adds Four to Board of Trustees

Jim Down and Stephen Pelletier join Massachusetts Governor's Office Appointees Katherine McGaugh and Jo Frances Meyer

Aerial photo of Perkins School for the Blind's campus

Perkins School for the Blind campus

August 16, 2018

Perkins School for the Blind, the first school for the blind in the U.S. and the international leader in blindness education has added long-time Members of the Corporation Jim Down and Stephen Pelletier to its Board of Trustees, alongside Katherine McGaugh and Jo Frances Meyer, who was appointed by the Massachusetts Governor’s Office.

Prior to his retirement, Down was vice chairman of Mercer Management Consulting (now Oliver Wyman), responsible for the overall direction and management of the firm. Over the course of his career, Down has been a senior advisor on strategic issues to a multitude of organizations including UPS, CSX/Seal-Land, AT&T, Agility, The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Merck. Down will become chair of Perkins’ International Committee.

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