Executive Committee

Catherine Burke
Catherine BurkePresident
Jennifer Rothstein
Jennifer RothsteinSecretary
Alan Kurd
Alan KurdTreasurer
Lisa Ting
Lisa TingVP, Fundraising
Laura Perras
Laura PerrasVP, Communications
Karyn Wang
Karyn WangAt Large
Amy Deutch
Amy DeutchVP, Programs & Grants
Beth Gilligan
Beth GilliganAt-Large

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Devon Powell
Devon PowellAt-Large

Board of Directors

The BEF is actively seeking new board members that will further reflect our diverse, vibrant Brookline community.  Specifically, we encourage Black, Brown, LGBTQ+, and single parents to consider joining our working board.  If you are interested, please reach out to Elizabeth Ascoli, Executive Director. We’d love to talk with you!

Gavin Andrews
Gavin AndrewsPierce School
Lauren Arnold
Lauren ArnoldBaker School
Crystal Chang
Crystal ChangHeath School
Jessica Flaherty
Jessica FlahertyPierce School
Anna Gall
Anna GallHeath School
Rachel Goldman
Rachel GoldmanLawrence School
Dionne Graham
Dionne GrahamBaker School
Chima Ikonne
Chima IkonneLawrence School
Sarah Johnson
Sarah JohnsonBaker School; BHS
Shalini Kasida
Shalini KasidaBrookline High School
Anne-Carina Kelly
Anne-Carina KellyLincoln School
Petia Loukova
Petia LoukovaRuffin Ridley School
Leslie O'Toole
Leslie O'TooleLincoln School
Padmaja Raman
Padmaja RamanBrookline High School
Cathleen Schoen
Cathleen SchoenLawrence School
Errol Silverman
Errol SilvermanRunkle School
Kate Hathaway Weeks
Kate Hathaway WeeksHeath School
Diane Pokorny Wilson
Diane Pokorny WilsonBaker School, BHS
Molly Yancovitz
Molly YancovitzDriscoll School; BHS

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Administrative Staff

Elizabeth Ascoli
Elizabeth AscoliExecutive Director
Jennie Roffman
Jennie RoffmanAssociate Director

Advisory Board

Kathleen Ames
Katie Bacon
Elizabeth Boen
Deborah Brooks, founder
Emily Dolbear
Mark Foster
Nancy Bader Gardiner
Steven Herscovici
John Hodgman, founder
Chobee Hoy
Richard Kazis
Skye Morrison Kramer
Dana Lazowski
Kate Leness
Judy Levenson
Stephen Morrissey
Nancy Mukundan
Mneesha Nahata
Mary Lynn Pergantis
David Pollak
Ian Roffman
Susan Rothstein
Kay Schlozman
Kathleen Sheehy
Kate Silbaugh
Sam Solomon
Brenda Sullivan
Margaret Talmers
Kate Thibault
Deanne Urmy