Board Members

The City of Springfield Retirement Board is comprised of five board members: Two represent the City government, two are elected from and by the active and retired members of the system and a fifth member, selected by the four and who shall not be a member of the system.

Robert P. Moynihan

Elected Member since 2007

Retired Police Lieutenant.  Holds a Master of Science in Criminal Justice and a Associates in computer programming.

Executive Board of Police Supervisors Association from 1995 to 2005.


Patrick S. Burns

Ex-Officio Member since 2012

City of Springfield employee since 1993.  Appointed City Comptroller in 2009.

Direct Line: 413-787-6150

Haskell O. Kennedy, Jr., Ed.D

Appointed Member since 2009

Holds a Masters of Public Administration from American International College and a Doctorate of Education from UMASS, Amherst.Serves on the Board of Directors for the YMCA, Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center, and recently served as the Vice-Chairman of the Board of Commissioners for the Springfield Police Department.  A member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc., and the National Forum for Black Public Administrators.  

Philip J. Mantoni

5th Member since 2008

Bachelor of Science Degree, North Adams State College, North Adams, MA; Masters Degree in Education, Springfield College, Springfield, MA; Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies, Westfield State College, Westfield, MA;

Former Member of the Springfield Prk Commission and the Springfield Planning Board, Springfield, MA

Former Springfield Public School Teacher and Assistant Principal; Principal of the Alfred G. Zanetti School and the Alice B. Beal School in Springfield, MA and aunct faculty at Bay Path College, Longmeadow, MA

Member of the South End Community Executive Board

Retired 2002 Massachuetts Teacher's Retirement System

Direct Line: 413-455-6250

Thomas M. Scanlon, Chairman

Elected Member since 2011

Retired Police Detective, employed by the Springfield Police Department since 1985.

President IBPO #364 (2003-2009)

Direct Line: 413-478-1701 (cell)