School Administration


The Whittier Regional Vocational Technical School District is governed by a school committee comprised of members from our 11 member cities and towns. Open meetings are generally held on the second Wednesday of the month in the meeting room at The Poet's Inn Restaurant.

School Committee

Current Membership

Charles Labella
Current Term:
4.1.2017 - 3.30.2020

Russ Bardsley
Current Term:
4.1.2015 - 3.30.2018

Andy Murphy
West Newbury
Current Term:
4.1.2016 - 3.30.2019

Brett Murphy
Current Term:
4.1.2017 - 3.30.2020

F. Nelson Burns
Current Term:
4.1.2015 - 3.30.2018

Lisa O'Connor
Current Term:
12.14.2016 - 3.30.2018

Paul Tucker
Current Term:
4.1.2017 - 3.30.2020

David Irving
Current Term:
4.1.2016 - 3.30.2019

Richard Early
Current Term:
4.1.2015 - 3.30.2018

Dr. Jo-Ann Testaverde
Current Term:
4.1.2017 - 3.30.2020

Scott Wood
Current Term:
4.1.2015 - 3.30.2018

C. Anthony LeSage
Assistant Treasurer
Current Term:
4.1.2015 - 3.30.2018

Alana Gilbert
Current Term:
4.1.2016 - 3.30.2019

Johanna True
Current Term:
4.1.2017 - 3.30.2020

Meeting Information

  • Wednesday, February 8, 2017
  • Wednesday, March 8, 2017
  • Wednesday, April 12, 2017
  • Wednesday, May 10, 2017
  • Wednesday, June 14, 2017
    • Agenda
    • Minutes  
  • Wednesday, July 12, 2017
    • Agenda
    • Minutes  

Other Meeting Dates/Times:
Policy Subcommittee
   Wednesday, May 10th at 6:45PM
       Order of Business
           1) Policy Updates
           2) New Business


Agendas and minutes from the prior year 

For older agendas and minutes, please contact the Superintendents Office.

Document Request

Individuals may request copies of public documents not found on our website by using the contact form below. The Records Access Officer will respond to your request within 10 days, per M.G.L. Chapter 121 regulations.

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Superintendent's Office
Whittier Regional Vocational Technical High School
115 Amesbury Line Road
Haverhill, MA01830
978-373-4101 x226

School Administrators

Maureen Lynch
978.373.4101 x225

Beverly DeSalvo
Vocational/Technical Coordinator
978.373.4101 x267

Chris Laganas
978.373.4101 x216

Kelly Fay
Coordinator of Curriculum and Staff Development
978.373.4101 x219

Andy Pigeon
Assistant Principal
978.373.4101 x229

Kara Kosmes
Business Manager
978.373.4101 x269

Katrina Jensen
Coordinator of Data and Assessment
978.373.4101 x248

Patricia Fleming
Assistant Principal
978.373.4101 x314

Patricia Lowell
Dir. of Pupil Personnel Services
978.373.4101 x213

Kevin Williams
Director of Technology and Information Systems
978.373.4101 x340

New England Association of Schools and Colleges Accreditation Statement

Whittier Regional Vocational Technical High School is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc. through its Commission on Technical and Career Institutions. 

Inquiries regarding the accreditation status by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges should be directed to the administrative staff. Individuals may also contact: 

Commission on Technical and Career Institutions
New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc.
209 Burlington Road, Suite 201
Bedford, MA 01730

Tel. 781.271.0022 x5416
Fax 781.271.0950


Whittier Regional Vocational Technical High School is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination. Whittier adheres to the principle that all persons shall have equal opportunity and access to its educational facilities, activities, and employment without regard to race, color, sexual orientation, creed, national origin, sex, age, or disability.

Further, Whittier does not discriminate and is required not to discriminate in admission, employment, or administration of its programs on the basis of race. color, national origin, sex, or disability in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Chapter 622, of the Acts of 1971, Chapter 766 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, American Disability Act, Mass. General Law Chapter 51B or other federal, state, or local laws or executive orders.

Inquiries related to all compliance issues in regard to EEO, Title VI, or Title IX may be directed to the office of the Superintendent, Whittier Regional Technical High School, 115 Amesbury Line Road, Haverhill, Mass. 01830