Helen Crary, Clerk. Helen is a former Early Childhood Program coordinator for the Sudbury Public Schools and has experience in grant writing and program evaluation. Her community involvement includes serving as a trustee, Buddy Dog Humane Society; CASA volunteer, Worcester; and President, The Sudbury Garden Club. She holds a M.Ed. from Tufts University and a BA from Colgate University. Helen is also the former President of the Goodnow Library Foundation.
Peter Fearey. As Chief Technology Officer at STAG industrial in Boston, Peter manages the Information Technology team and is responsible for the company’s technology infrastructure and strategy. Prior to STAG, Peter was Director of Technology and Director of Innovation at the Fay School in Southborough, MA. While at Fay, Peter created the Fay Innovation Lab, four classrooms with woodworking and fabrication equipment, and the Creator’s Class, a class to teach middle school students Design Thinking and fabrication. Peter currently serves on the technology advisory board at the Discovery Museum in Acton, MA. He received his Bachelor of Science from Dartmouth College.
Samantha Karustis. Samantha is the Assistant Principal at Cyrus E. Dallin Elementary School in Arlington and has expertise in strategic development, as well as community and team leadership. She has an extensive background in the education field, working as a classroom teacher and special education liaison for the Shadow Project in Portland, Oregon. Her volunteer initiatives include Sudbury Public School Strategic Planning Committee, Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School, School Council Member, and Parent Advisor for the Curtis Angels, Ephraim Curtis Middle School. Samantha has a B.A. from Indiana University, a M.Ed. from Antioch University, and Certification for Administrator Licensure from the Massachusetts Elementary School Principals’ Association in Marlborough, MA.
Marisa Lutz. Marisa moved to Sudbury in 2004 because she and her husband knew it would be a great place to raise her family. They were right! Marisa is currently a member of the Development team at the Foundation for Metrowest where she works to raise funds and awareness for the non-profit organizations in our community. Previously, she has held similar positions at American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network and Ascentria Care Alliance. In her free time, Marisa enjoys reading, running, and cheering on her kids on at Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School.
Mark Minassian, Treasurer. Mark, a CPA, is a tax partner with BerryDunn and has served on the Finance Committee for the Town of Sudbury as well as on the board for Sudbury for Wounded Warriors.
Judy Petrovic, President. Judy is a former business consultant, marketing expert, writer, and computer systems engineer. She is affiliated with the Massachusetts Money Management Program through BayPath Elder Services; the Sudbury Food Pantry; and Our Lady of Fatima Parish, where she is a pastoral visitor. Judy is a graduate of Northwestern University, with a bachelor’s degree in mathematics.
Jill Rizzotti. Jill is a practicing attorney in Boston who focuses on assisting small businesses in a variety of matters. Jill and her husband moved to Sudbury in January 1999 and she is an active volunteer in the community and schools beginning when her 2 sons attended the Peter Noyes school up through their time at LSRHS. Previously, Jill was on the Board of Directors for LS Youth Lacrosse and the Lincoln-Sudbury All Sports Boosters. Jill is a graduate of Providence College and Boston College Law School. In her free time she enjoys running, hiking with the dogs and travel.
Kate Ryan. Kate is a Mathematician and Economist who has lived in Sudbury since 1983. When she’s not consulting for startups, you can find her training the next generation of middle and high school mathematics teachers in her role as Program Supervisor for Mathematics for the Teacher Education Program at The College of the Holy Cross. In her free time, Kate enjoys reading, surfing, and spending time with her spouse and two young daughters.
Loring LaBarbera Schwarz. Loring moved to Sudbury with her husband Andy and their family in 1992. For 30 years, Loring worked on environmental issues, most recently as Director of the Climate Change Program at Mass Audubon which is addressing this threat through education, policy, member action, and land conservation. In her 25 years with The Nature Conservancy, Loring directed a national system of state Natural Heritage Programs; led science policy, revitalized its Eastern Caribbean Program; served as Mediterranean Region Project Advisor; and led the Massachusetts TNC state office. Loring maintains advisory roles with Native Plant Trust, International Land Conservation Network, and Massachusetts Master Gardeners. She covers natural resources policy for League of Women Voters of MA and serves on the Board of the Massachusetts Land Trust Coalition and Friends of Spannocchia. Loring holds a BS in Biology from Tufts University and a Master of Forest Science from Yale University .