Director of Human Resources

Carol  Lumm


Carol Lumm joined TERC as Personnel Manager in 1992 and has been Director of Human Resources since 1996. As a senior leader at TERC, she is responsible for compensation, benefits administration, recruitment and onboarding, employee relations, performance assessment, professional development, and compliance. Carol is pleased to be associated with an organization that makes great contributions to the field of STEM education and research, values diversity, equity and inclusion, and supports staff work/life balance.


  • M.S., Health Policy & Management, Harvard School of Public Health
  • B.S, Biology, Boston University


  • Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM)
  • New England Human Resources Association (NEHRA)
  • New England Employee Benefits Council (NEEBC)