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Board of Directors

Massachusetts Association of 766 Approved Private Schools
Board of Directors
2019-2020

Rita Gardner, President
Shaun Cusson, Vice President
Michael Ames, Treasurer
Stephanie Ward, Clerk
Christian Hunt, Delegate-at-Large
Kathleen Lovenbury, Delegate-at-Large
David Manzo, Immediate Past President

Boston Region

Ed Bosso, Perkins School for the Blind
Michael Culhane, Farr Academy
Sarah Folk, Milestones, Inc.
Wil Fredian, Gifford School
Laura Lajewski, COMPASS , Inc.
David Manzo, Cotting School
James Prince, Manville School
Amy Sousa, The Guild School, Alternate
Gene Takahashi, Walker, Alternate

Central Region

Michael Ames, Doctor Franklin Perkins School
Karen Bishop, The Learning Center for the Deaf
Kerry Ann Goldsmith, Devereux
Alan Klein, Robert F. Kennedy Children’s Action Corps Inc.
Karen McCarthy, Brandon School & Residential Treatment Center
Phil Ekberg, Wayside Academy, Alternate

Northeast Region

Mark Carlson, The Children’s Center for Communication/Beverly School for the Deaf
Rita Gardner, Melmark New England
Christian Hunt, The Professional Center for Child Development
Lygia Soares, Merrimac Heights Academy
Maureen Vibert, Nashoba Learning Group, Inc.
Joseph Cronin, St. Ann’s Home and School, Alternate 

Southeast Region

Kathleen Lovenbury, Crystal Springs School
Anne McManus, Latham Centers, Inc.
Hilda Moniz, Fall River Deaconess Home
Lawrence Sauer, League School of Greater Boston
Stephanie Ward, Justice Resource Institute
Ivy Medeiros, Stevens Treatment Programs, Alternate 

Western Region

Jill Brewer, Springdale Education Center
Shaun Cusson, Hillcrest Educational Centers
David Drake, White Oak School