Who We Are

The Public Higher Education Network of Massachusetts (PHENOM) unites students, families, alumni, professors, staff, and community members from our state universities, community colleges and the UMass system to advocate for high-quality, debt-free public college.
Mass. Voters Supporting #DebtFreeFuture
State Lawmakers Supporting Free College
PHENOM's 2020-2021 Fundraising Goal
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The Team

Meet the organizers who are making free public college a reality in Massachusetts.
Izabel Depina
Izabel Depina

President

Izabel is our President and organizer at UMass Boston.

    Jacey Woods
    Jacey Woods

    Vice President

    Jacey is our Vice President and a student organizer at UMass Amherst.

      Dr. Colleen Avedikian
      Dr. Colleen Avedikian

      Secretary

      Colleen is our Secretary and a Professor at Bristol Community College.

        Sonya Epstein
        Sonya Epstein

        Treasurer & Fundraising Chair

        Sonya is our Treasurer and Fundraising Chair and organizer at UMass Amherst.

          Ken Haar
          Ken Haar

          Legislative Chair

          Ken is our Legislative Chair and retired professor from Westfield State.

            Alli Young
            Alli Young

            Communications Chair

            Alli is our Communications Chair and former UMass Amherst organizer.

              Josimery Timas
              Josimery Timas

              Organizing Chair

              Josimery is our Organizing Chair and organizer at UMass Boston.

                Danielle Winters
                Danielle Winters

                Western MA Organizer

                Danielle is our Western Massachusetts Regional Organizer.

                  Timmy Sullivan
                  Timmy Sullivan

                  Executive Director

                  Timmy is our Executive Director.

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                    E-mail: phenom@phenomonline.org Phone: (978) 227-8473