School Committee

The Essex North Shore Agricultural & Technical School District’s School Committee consists of twenty members, one from each of our 17 sending districts and three representing the Massachusetts Department of Agriculture. School Committee members are appointed by the sending district communities or the Dept. of Agriculture for three-year terms. Contact information for each member is listed below. 
School Committee and subcommittee meetings are held monthly in the Maple Street Bistro. All public meeting agendas and packets are posted on this page before the scheduled meeting dates. Subsequent minutes are posted after approval.

Upcoming Meetings

Meeting DateMeeting TypeMeeting Time
October 2, 2019Finance Subcommittee5:00 pm
October 10, 2019Policy Subcommittee 5:00 pm
October 10, 2019School Committee 6:00 pm
November 6, 2019Finance Subcommittee5:00 pm
November 14, 2019Personnel Subcommittee5:00 pm
November 14, 2019School Committee 6:00 pm
December 4, 2019Finance Subcommittee5:00 pm
December 12, 2019Policy Subcommittee5:00 pm
December 12, 2019School Committee6:00 pm
January 2, 2020Finance Subcommittee5:00 pm
January 9, 2020* Annual School Committee Dinner and Meeting6:00 pm
February 5, 2020Finance Subcommittee5:00 pm
February 13, 2020Personnel Subcommittee5:00 pm
February 13, 2020School Committee6:00 pm
February 26, 2020Finance Subcommittee5:00 pm
March 5, 2020Policy Subcommittee5:00 pm
March 5, 2020School Committee6:00 pm
April 1, 2020Finance Subcommittee5:00 pm
April 8, 2020Personnel Subcommittee5:00 pm
April 8, 2020School Committee6:00 pm
May 6, 2020Finance Subcommittee5:00 pm
May 14, 2020Policy Subcommittee 5:00 pm
May 14, 2020School Committee6:00 pm
June 3, 2020Finance Subcommittee Meeting5:00 pm
June 11, 2020Personnel Subcommittee5:00 pm
June 11, 2020School Committee6:00 pm

District School Committee Representatives

Student representatives 

Carly Bates

Carly is a sophomore and avid learner and in the Information Technology Services (ITS) program. Since joining the district, she has been dedicated to making her classrooms and community the best they can be for both students and staff. She currently participates in her school’s Student Leadership Team, and serves as the student representative on the Mass IDEAS grant team, as well as the Parliamentarian for ENSATS’ SkillsUSA chapter.

Carly spent the beginning of her life in Newport Beach, California, before moving to Marblehead, Massachusetts. Her lifelong interest is in computer technologies, including coding, computer networking, and PC installation. This eventually lead her to Essex North Shore where she continues her passion in the Information Technology Services program. Aside from this, Carly enjoys drawing and reading, taking every opportunity to improve her skills.



Photo CommunityContact Information
Dept. of AgricultureJames P. O'Brien
[email protected]
24 Cottage Street, Peabody 01960
(978) 532-5036
Finance Subcommittee
Dept. of AgricultureFrancis A. Di Luna
[email protected]
80 Killam Hill Road, Boxford 01921
(617) 283-7905
Personnel Subcommittee, Chairperson
Dept. of AgricultureGene N. Demsey
[email protected]
86 Centre Street, Danvers 01923
(978) 882-3170
Policy Subcommittee
BeverlyEdward Armstrong
[email protected]
4 Eisenhower Avenue, Beverly 01915
(978) 927-1596
Policy Subcommittee
BoxfordJustin Chase
[email protected]
9 Ipswich Road, Boxford, MA 01921
(978) 872-8725
Personnel Subcommittee
DanversWayne P. Marquis, Vice Chair Person
[email protected]
19 Neal Road, Danvers 01923
(978) 777-0797
Finance Subcommittee, Vice Chair Person,
South Campus Assessment, Negotiations, and Captial Planning Specialty Committee
EssexChristopher Grant
[email protected]
136 Southern Avenue, Essex 01929
(978) 423-6694
Finance Subcommittee
GloucesterValerie H. Gilman
[email protected]
75 Revere Street, Gloucester 01930
(978) 621-4682
Personnel Subcommittee
HamiltonWilliam C. Lannon, III
[email protected]
56 Lincoln Avenue, S. Hamilton 01982
(508) 631-7425
Personnel Subcommittee
LynnfieldGary F. Hathaway
[email protected]
6 Wirthmore Lane, Lynnfield 01940
(781) 956-6653
Policy Subcommittee, Vice Chairperson
Larkin Cottage Renovation Specialty Committee
Manchester-by-the-SeaJeffrey Delaney
[email protected]
10 Ancient County Way, Manchester-by-the-Sea 01944
(978) 526-1402 (h)
(508) 284-4707 (c)
Policy Subcommittee
MarbleheadMark B. Strout, Chairperson
[email protected]
40 Maple Street, Marblehead 01945
(781) 639-1396
Finance, Policy, Peronnel, Subcommittees, Ex Officio
South Campus Assessment, Negotiations, and Larkin Cottage Renovation Speciality Committees
MiddletonAlexandra Liteplo
[email protected]
146 Liberty Street, Middleton 01949
(201) 787-0653
Policy Subcommittee, Chairperson
NahantRoxanne Schena
[email protected]
173 Wilson Road, Nahant 01908
(781) 572-2075
Policy Subcommittee
PeabodyBeverley Ann Griffin Dunne, Secretary
[email protected]
10 Colfax Street, Peabody  01960
(978) 531-2427
Personnel Subcommittee, Vice Chairperson
RockportBruce Perkins
[email protected]
1 Shetland Road, Rockport 01966
(978) 546-1146
Finance Subcommittee, Chairperson
South Campus Assessment Specialty Committee
SalemDr. James Picone
[email protected]
25 Beach Avenue, Salem 01970
(978) 744-3857
Finance Subcommittee
SwampscottAlice McDonald
[email protected]
25 Swampscott Avenue, Swampscott 01907
(781) 581-8595
Personnel Subcommittee
TopsfieldAndrew Prazar
[email protected]
38 North Street, Topsfield 01983
(508) 932-2754
Finance Subcommittee
WenhamWilliam O. Nichols
[email protected]
114 Topsfield Road, Wenham 01984
(978) 468-1376
Finance Subcommittee
Superintendent-Director Heidi T. Riccio, Ed.D.
[email protected]Essex North Shore Agricultural & Technical School District
562 Maple Street, Hathorne 01937
(978) 304-4700 x7102
Business ManagerMarie Znamierowski
[email protected]
Essex North Shore Agricultural & Technical School District
562 Maple Street, Hathorne 01937
(978) 304-4700 x7201
District TreasurerKathleen S. McMahon
[email protected]
Essex North Shore Agricultural & Technical School District
562 Maple Street, Hathorne 01937
(978) 304-4700 x7202
Recording SecretaryLisa Coults
[email protected]
4 Presidential Circle, Beverly 01915
(978) 921-1377