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The GLF Board

Craig Forester

Craig Forester

Board Member

Craig is a long-time Sudbury resident who owns the Rex Lumber Company in Acton. He has served on the board of directors of two professional organizations as well as The Boy Scouts, The Cub Scouts, his former summer camp and his alma mater, Bucknell University's board of advisors.

Helen Crary

Helen Crary

President

Helen is a former Early Childhood Program coordinator for the Sudbury Public Schools and has experience in grant writing and program evaluation. Her community involvement includes serving as a trustee for Buddy Dog Humane Society, volunteer for CASA, Worcester, and president of The Sudbury Garden Club. She holds a M.Ed. from Tufts University and a B.A. from Colgate University.

Judy Petrovic

Judy Petrovic

Judy is a former business consultant, marketing expert, writer, and computer systems engineer. She is affiliated with the Massachusetts Money Management Program through BayPath Elder Services; the Sudbury Food Pantry; and Our Lady of Fatima Parish, where she is a pastoral visitor. Judy is a graduate of Northwestern University, with a bachelor’s degree in mathematics.

Kate Ryan

Kate Ryan

Board Member

Kate is a Mathematician and Economist who has lived in Sudbury since 1983. When she’s not consulting for startups, you can find her training the next generation of middle and high school mathematics teachers in her role as Program Supervisor for Mathematics for the Teacher Education Program at The College of the Holy Cross. In her free time, Kate enjoys reading, surfing, and spending time with her spouse and two young daughters.

Michelle Delaney

Michelle Delaney

Board Member

Gerald Kimber White

Gerald Kimber White

Vice President

Gerald Kimber White is the Principal and President of Kimber White Communications, an executive communications consultancy working with Board-level, C-suite, and other senior executives. He has led corporate communications programs for more than 20 years, guiding numerous organizations

Sheila Pundit

Sheila Pundit

Board Member

Sheila has been a dedicated patron of Goodnow Library since she moved to Sudbury in 1981. She grew up in Sudbury and moved back in 2016 to raise her three children. Her prior work experience includes serving as a program coordinator for emotionally and behaviorally disturbed children, teacher and administrator in a K–8 school in Hawaii, curriculum designer for the Writers' Express and Amplify,

Loring La Barbera Schwarz

Loring La Barbera Schwarz

Board Member

Loring moved to Sudbury with her husband Andy and their family in 1992. For 30 years, Loring worked on environmental issues, most recently as Director of the Climate Change Program at Mass Audubon which is addressing this threat through education, policy, member action, and land conservation. In her 25 years with The Nature Conservancy, Loring directed a national system of state Natural Heritage Programs; led

Holly Bernene

Holly Bernene

Board Member

Holly has worked with the GLF since 2016, serving as both the Board’s president and as the director of development. Her prior work experience includes four years as the director of the Annual Fund at Boston Latin School, and positions in the development offices of Dartmouth College and Harvard University. Holly enjoys volunteering in the community, especially in education.

Marisa Lutz

Marisa Lutz

Board Member

Marisa moved to Sudbury in 2004 because she and her husband knew it would be a great place to raise her family. Marisa is currently a member of the Development team at the Foundation for Metrowest where she works to raise funds and awareness for the non-profit organizations in our community.

Jill Rizzotti

Jill Rizzotti

Clerk

Jill is a practicing attorney in Boston who focuses on assisting small businesses in a variety of matters. Jill and her husband moved to Sudbury in January 1999 and she is an active volunteer in the community and schools beginning when her two sons attended the Peter Noyes school up through their time at LSRHS. Previously, Jill was on the Board of Directors for LS Youth Lacrosse and

Sarah Thompson

Sarah Thompson

Board Member

Sarah is a literacy consultant and interventionist currently working in private practice. Her work focuses on supporting students, parents, and schools to ensure all children become skilled readers. She has worked in the past as an elementary school teacher, school librarian, and learning specialist. She is a certified Orton-Gillingham Associate and is also trained in a variety of structured linguistic literacy approaches. Sarah holds a B.A. from Boston College and a M.Ed. from Harvard University.

The GLF Staff

Jennifer Baker Jones

Development Director

Kristin Schneider
Bookkeeper

 

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