Who We Are

The Peabody Education Foundation is made up of community members, business leaders, and educators seeking to enhance the quality of Peabody public education.

PEF Executive Board

Honorary Chair

Mayor Edward A. Bettencourt, Jr.
City of Peabody

Chair

David Gravel
GraVoc

Vice-Chair

Mary Bellavance
GraVoc

Secretary

Barbara Kelly
Community Representative

Treasurer

Daniel Vassallo
GraVoc

PEF Committees 

Development Committee

  • Chairperson: Mary Bellavance
  • Co-Chair: David Gravel

Finance Committee

  • Chairperson: Dan Vassallo
  • Co-Chair: Tom Gould

Promotions Committee

  • Chairperson: Kristine Bruno
  • Co-Chair: Chris Pesce 

Grants Committee

  • Chairperson: Debbie MacGregor
  • Co-Chair: Karen McGovern

Guest Reader Committee

  • Chairperson: Barbara Kelly
  • Co-chair: TBD

Careers/Mentoring

  • Chairperson: Maria Ferri
  • Co-chair: Donna Craven

Kids Vote

  • Chairperson: Steve Shea
  • Co-chair: Jarrod Hochman 

Board Members

Camille Bartlett
Peabody TV

Kristine Bruno
GraVoc

Todd Bucey
Principal, Higgins Middle School

Donna Craven
Community Representative

Lauren Cyr
Salem Five

Maria Ferri
CTE/Vocational Director PVMHS

Thomas Gould
Treadwell’s Ice Cream

Jarrod Hochman
Lepore & Hochman, P.A.

Dr. Christopher Lord
Peabody Schools – Executive Director of Remote Learning & External Partnerships

Debbie MacGregor
GraVoc

 

Natalie Maga
Peabody TV

Karen McGovern
Community Representative

Laura Meisenhelter
North Shore Community Action Programs

Cate Merlin
Peabody Institute Library

Christopher Pesce
North Shore Bank

Steve Shea
Life Solutions Group

Sudi Smoller
Community Representative

Dr. Josh Vadala
Superintendent of Schools

Katrina Vassallo
Harvard University Press

Mark Whiting
Northshore Mall

Peabody Education Foundation

The Peabody Education Foundation provides unique programs and advanced technology to thousands of students and teachers who might otherwise not enjoy such experiences due to budget constraints.

P.O. Box 233
Peabody, MA 01960

info@peabodyedfoundation.org