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


David Gravel


Thomas Gould
Treadwell’s Ice Cream


Barbara Kelly
Community Representative


Daniel Vassallo

PEF Committee Chairs

PEF Grants

Debbie MacGregor

Career Opportunities

Donna Craven, Kristine Bruno, Debbie MacGregor

Community Resources

Barbara Kelly


Kristine Bruno


Dave Gravel, Tom Gould

George Peabody Legacy Award

Mary Bellavance, Natalie Maga, Tom Gould

Scholarship Committee

Mary Bellavance, Kristine Bruno, Katrina Vassallo

Board Members

Camille Bartlett
Peabody TV

Mary Bellavance

Kristine Bruno

Todd Bucey
Principal, Higgins Middle School

Donna Craven
Community Representative

Lauren Cyr
Salem Five

Maria Ferri
CTE/Vocational Director PVMHS

Jarrod Hochman
Lepore & Hochman, P.A.

Anna Kulakowski
Rockland Trust

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

Debra MacGregor


Natalie Maga
Peabody TV

Karen McGovern
Community Representative

Laura Meisenhelter
North Shore Community Action Programs

Cate Merlin
Peabody Institute Library

Steve Shea
Life Solutions Group

Sudi Smoller
Peabody Federation of Teachers

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