EB16_5945Julie DiFilippo, Head of School, is a native of North Andover.  She attended St. Mary’s High School in Lawrence, graduated from Merrimack College, and earned her Masters of Education Administration at Emmanuel College.  Ms. DiFilippo served as a full-time volunteer teacher for two years at Mother Caroline Academy, a Nativity model school for girls located in Dorchester, MA.  She was the Assistant Director for Development at Weston Jesuit School of Theology for two years and served as the youth and confirmation director at St. Michael’s Parish in North Andover for seven years.  Prior to accepting the position of Executive Director in the fall of 2001, Ms. DiFilippo conducted an eight month feasibility study to explore the potential for a Nativity model school in Lawrence.  She serves as a member of the Grants and Allocations Committee for the Catholic Schools Foundation, and also as a member of the Education Committee for the Board of Trustees at St. John’s Preparatory School.  She co-authored “STEM Literacy, Civic Responsibility, and Future Vision: Examining the Effects of the Lawrence Math & Science Partnership,” published in the book Realities, Reflections, and Refinement in K-12 Service-Learning Partnerships by Anker Publishing.


Ajita Bhat— Chair, Governance Committee; Trustee since 2015

Firdaus Bhathena—Trustee since 2010

Don Bulens—Chair, Capital Campaign; Trustee since 2010

Jocelyn Cascio—Chair; Trustee since 2014

Lynette Cavanaugh—Trustee since 2018

Julie DiFilippo—Ex-Officio since 2001

Travis Drouin—Treasurer, Chair, Finance Committee; Trustee since 2018

Justin Dechene—Trustee since 2018; Chair, Development Committee

Larry Dube—Trustee since 2015

Susan Eliasen— Secretary; Trustee since 2016

Richard Feldman— Chair, Facilities Committee; Trustee since 2010

Joanne Harder—Trustee since 2012

Ed Hardiman—Trustee since 2015

Mitzi Lawlor—Trustee since 2015

David McGrath, DVM—Trustee 2001 – 2007; Trustee since 2011

Lillian Miller—Trustee since 2015

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