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Boston School Committee Nominating Panel

Nominates persons for consideration by the Mayor of Boston for appointment to the Boston School Committee.

The panel creates a list of recommended candidates for the Boston School Committee. When there are vacancies on the school committee, the Mayor selects new members from nominations put forth by this panel.

The panel is made up of members from the business and higher education communities. It also includes parents, teachers, and principals. You can learn more at the Nominating Panel's website.

The panel is now accepting applications for two school committee vacancies. You can find applications for the Boston School Committee online.

Panel information

Current members

Member Appointed Expires Status
Jerry Howland 4/1/2022 Holdover
Michael McGuire Active
Tony Barros 4/20/2018 4/13/2020 Holdover
Laurie Ciardi 4/1/2022 Holdover
Susan Ou Active
Rhoda Schneider Active
William Thomas Active
Angelina Camacho Active
Valerie Roberson Active
John Riordan Active
Joanne Freeman-Fanfan Active
Betty Francisco 6/14/2021 Active
Charlie Kim Active
Rachel Skerritt 10/28/2022 10/28/2024 Active
Pam Kocher 7/19/2023 Active
Neema Avashia 7/19/2023 Active
Natalie Rivkin-McSwain 10/25/2023 10/25/2025 Active
Martha Walz 11/15/2023 11/15/2024 Active
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