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 Gymnasium. All public meeting agendas and packets are posted on BoardDocs before the scheduled meeting dates. Subsequent minutes are posted after approval. 

Upcoming Meetings

Meeting DateMeeting TypeMeeting TimeLive Meeting Link
February 3, 2021Finance Subcommittee5:00 pm
February 11, 2021Personnel Subcommittee5:00 pm
February 11, 2021School Committee5:30 pm
March 3, 2021Finance Subcommittee5:00 pm
March 11, 2021Policy Subcommittee5:00 pm
March 11, 2021School Committee5:30 pm
March 31, 2021Finance Subcommittee5:00 pm
April 8, 2021 Personnel Subcommittee5:00 pm
April 8, 2021School Committee5:30 pm
May 5, 2021Finance Subcommittee5:00 pm
May 13, 2021Policy Subcommittee5:00 pm
May 13, 2021School Committee5:30 pm
June 2, 2021Finance Subcommittee5:00 pm
June 10, 2021Personnel Subcommittee5:00 pm
June 10, 2021School Committee5:30 pm

District School Committee Representatives

Student representatives 

Sarah Bacci 

Sarah Bacci is a senior in Environmental Technology Program.  She is a three-season athlete for the Hawks, running cross country, winter track, and spring track.

Sarah is also a co-leader of an after school program called Cru.  Cru is an international, faith-based organization, where all students from any faith are welcome. Cru provides students with a safe space for spiritual growth. 

Sarah is thankful for all the opportunities Essex North Shore Agricultural and Technical School has provided to her.  She is planning on continuing her education in college after graduating next year.



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 AgricultureUnfilled
BeverlyPaul Manzo
[email protected]
89 Lovett Street, Beverly 01915
(978) 927-9912
BoxfordPaul Worth
[email protected]
2 Whittier Terrace, Boxford 01921
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) 846-2356
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
TopsfieldDavid Symmes
[email protected]
14 Brookside Road, Topsfield, 01983
(978) 509-9509
WenhamJohn Bucco
[email protected]
73 Topsfield Road, Wenham 01984
(978) 468-4648
Policy 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