Montserrat Names Tyson Lynch to the Board of Trustees

January 17, 2019

Montserrat College of Art has named Tyson J. Lynch, Esq. to the Board of Trustees. A resident of Lynn, Lynch is involved in various North Shore community groups and has served on the boards of the Salem MA No Place for Hate Committee as well as Voices of Injustice and currently sits on the board of the North Shore Association of Realtors and is a trustee of the Betsy Babcock Scholarship Trust Fund. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Tufts University and a Juris Doctor from Suffolk University Law School.

“I’m excited to join the Board of Trustees of Montserrat College of Art. As a Barbadian immigrant, education is an integral part of my culture,” he said. “I hope to bring my interest of expanding educational opportunities and creating greater connections between Montserrat and the burgeoning creative economy on the North Shore. I look forward to working with my fellow trustees, administration, faculty, students, and alumni, as we approach Montserrat’s 50th anniversary in 2020.”

“Electing trustees with varied backgrounds and experiences helps Montserrat to fulfill its mission of educating people from all backgrounds, including students from far beyond New England and the US,” President Kurt T. Steinberg. “Montserrat is a small college with a global reach. Tyson’s background as an immigrant and his high level of educational attainment will make him a thoughtful, contributing member to Montserrat’s Board of Trustees.”

Montserrat College of Art is a private, residential college of visual art and design supporting the creative life by educating artists and entrepreneurs for a rapidly changing world. At the intersection of art, design and technology, the college offers three international programs, 12 concentrations and a required internship program.


Montserrat alumni are employed by some of the country’s biggest brands including Disney, Puma, Hasbro and more. Students earn the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree and develop their skills for success in today’s growing creative economy. The college also offers year-round classes for youth, teens and adults through its Continuing Education Division, and has four public galleries offering year-round programs, exhibitions and lectures.