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Darlene L. Jordan

Board Member, Executive Director, the Gerald R. Jordan Foundation

Darlene Luccio Jordan is a member of BPC’s Board of Directors. She is the executive director of the Gerald R. Jordan Foundation, a nonprofit organization named for her husband, which supports education, health and medical research, youth services, and the arts.   

In 2012, Jordan was awarded the Fordham Founder’s Award, honoring her outstanding philanthropic commitment to her alma mater, Fordham University. She is a member of Fordham’s Board of Directors, serves on Fordham’s Executive Committee, and is chair of the Development and University Relations Committee. She is the current co-chair of the university’s Campaign for Financial Aid and of its recently completed $500 million comprehensive campaign.  

As of April 2018, Jordan serves as the Florida finance chair for the Rick Scott for Senate campaign. As the state finance chair for Gov. Scott’s successful re-election campaign in 2014, she raised $101 million. She served as a national finance co-chair for the Mitt Romney for President campaigns in 2008 and 2012. In April 2016, she was appointed to the Board of Governors of the State University System of Florida, and in March 2017 to the Constitution Revision Commission of the State of Florida.  

She received Palm Beach Atlantic University’s Women of Distinction Award in March 2017 for her commitment to her community and educational causes. She is a Director of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston and a member of the Harvard Business School Board of Dean’s Advisors and the Harvard Stem Cell Institute. Jordan is a trustee of the Preservation Foundation of Palm Beach and a member of the Board of Directors for Oxbridge Academy and Rosarian Academy.   

Jordan is a former assistant attorney general in the Massachusetts Office of the Attorney General, where she served in the Insurance Fraud Division from 1996 to 1999.  Previously, she was an assistant district attorney in the Norfolk [Massachusetts] District Attorney’s office from 1991 through 1996.  She managed the D.A.’s office in the Stoughton District Court and was responsible for all cases originating from the five surrounding towns. In addition, she helped to implement and manage a new one-tier trial system in the Dedham District Court, supervised student prosecutors, and assisted in the management of the Dedham Juvenile District Court.  

Jordan received her Bachelor of Arts in 1989 from Fordham University and her Juris Doctor from Suffolk University School of Law in 1992. She has been a member of the Massachusetts Bar since 1992 and the U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts, since 1993.