Board of Directors 

Brian Bentley, President

At-Large Representative (Post Secondary Education)

Adjunct Professor

Fitchburg State University

Sheila Herbert, Vice President

At-Large Representative (Education)

MAVA, retired Superintendent


Pamela Staney

Education Committee Representative

Cosmetology Teacher

Bay Path Regional Technical High School

57 Old Muggett Hill Road

RR #1, Box 277

Charlton, MA 01507


Kevin Gaugush

Sponsoring Committee Representative

Senior Vice President - Human Resources

Clean Harbors

42 Longwater Drive

Norwell, MA 02061


Brian Kelly

Labor & Associations Committee Rep.

Director, HVAC Services

UA of Union Plumbers, Fitters, Welders & Service Techs

Billerica, MA | Annapolis, MD



Technical Committees Representative






Madeleine Poitras

State Executive Council Representative

State Reporter, High School Division

Blackstone Valley RTHS

65 Pleasant Street

Upton, MA 01568

Jane Baldi

At-Large Representative (Education)

Special Education Liaison

Linda Coté, Executive Director

Board Secretary

At-Large Representative (Sponsoring)

Baldpate Hospital

83 Baldpate Rd

Georgetown, MA 01833


Karen Maguire, M.Ed.

At-Large Representative, (Education)

Director, Career Pathways, Integrated Learning

& Engagement

Southeastern RTHS

250 Foundry Street

South Easton, MA 02375

Cameron Ferguson

At-Large Representative (Sponsoring)

Business & Industry Liaison


Heidi Riccio, Ed.D. 

At-Large Representative (MAVA)


Essex North Shore Agricultural & Technical HS

565 Maple Street

Hathorne, MA 01937


Michelle Roche, M.Ed.     

At-Large Representative (Education)

Director of Career and Technical Education

Minuteman Career Technical High School

758 Marrett Road

Lexington, MA 02421


Jil-Lyn Wonoski    

At-Large Representative (Sponsoring)

Director of New Business Development & Marketing

Advantage Truck Group

411 Hartford Turnpike

Shrewsbury, MA 01545

James (Jim) Brosnan

MAVA Representative, Massachusetts Association of Vocational Administrators


McCann Technical High School

70 Hodges Cross Road

North Adams, MA 01247


Don Erickson

Ex-Officio, MVA Representative


Angela Bellaro

Ex-Officio, Alumni Representative

Alumni Association Advisor


Michael Ogilvy


E-Stem Solutions, LLC

373 South Willow Street, Suite 235

Manchester, NH 03103


SkillsUSA Massachusetts Staff:


Karen E. Ward, CSD

Executive Director

SkillsUSA Massachusetts

250 Foundry Street

South Easton, MA 02375


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