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About the School Committee

School Committee FAQ's
  1. What is the role of the School Committee?
  2. The School Committee has 3 primary responsibilities:
    1. Approval and monitoring of the district budget
    2. Maintaining district policies
    3. Hiring and reviewing the Superintendent
 

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Christine Eddy
Christine Eddy
School Committee Member - Ashburnham
Term: April 2020 - April 2023
- Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Subcommittee (Chair)
- Budget and Finance Subcommittee
- Policy Subcommittee
 
Ellen Holmes
Ellen Holmes
School Committee Member - Ashburnham
Term: April 2020 - April 2023
- Governance Subcommittee
- Student Achievement Subcommittee
 
Kyle Johnson
Kyle Johnson
School Committee Member (Chairperson) - Ashburnham
Term: April 2019 - April 2022
- Negotiations (Chair)
 
Winifred Kender
Winifred Kender
School Committee Member - Ashburnham
Term: April 2021 - April 2024
- Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Subcommittee
- Policy Subcommittee
 
Jennifer Storm
Jennifer Storm
School Committee Member - Ashburnham
Term: April 2019 - April 2022
- Governance Subcommittee (Chair)
- Negotiations Subcommittee
- Policy Subcommittee
 
 
Westminster Members Westminster Sign
 
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Courtney Rose McGee
School Committee Member - Westminster
Email: cmcgee@awrsd.org
Term: April 2021 - April 2024
- Budget and Finance Subcommittee
- Student Achievement Subcommittee
- Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Subcommittee
 
Janet Smith
Janet Smith
School Committee Member - Westminster
Term: April 2019 - April 2022
- Policy Subcommittee (Chair)
- Negotiations Subcommittee
- Governance Subcommittee
 
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Kimberly Russo
School Committee Member - Westminster
Term: April 2020 - April 2023
- Budget and Finance Subcommittee
- Student Achievement Subcommittee
 
Justin Sparks
Justin Sparks
School Committee Member (Vice Chairperson) - Westminster
Term: April 2020 - April 2023
- Student Achievement Subcommittee (Chair)
- Governance Subcommittee 
 
Andrew Storm
Andrew Storm
School Committee Member (Secretary) - Westminster
Term: April 2019 - April 2022
- Budget and Finance Subcommittee (Chair)
- Negotiations Subcommittee
- Policy Subcommittee
 
How to run for School Committee
  1. The district will announce a posting in January of each year of seats available
  2. Pull Nomination Papers at Town Clerk or Central Office
  3. Obtain 40 registered voter signatures from one town or a combination of both towns, keeping each towns signatures on separate forms.
  4. Turn in signed nomination papers to Central Office prior to the posted deadline
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