Plymouth School Committee Members 2022-2023

School Committee Members June 2021

Plymouth School Committee 2022-2023

  • The respective roles of the school committee and the superintendent are described in a position statement published jointly by the American Association of School Administrators and the National School Boards Association in the 1994 booklet, Roles and Relationships: School Boards and Superintendents:

    The school board is a legal agent of the state and must, therefore, fulfill both state and federal mandates. At the same time, the board must be responsive to the community it serves. The board is a legislative body that develops, evaluates, and oversees education policies. The superintendent is the professional educator chosen by the board to implement policies and to provide professional leadership for a district's schools. With such vital responsibilities, a sense of teamwork is essential.

    In an enterprise as complex as a school district, the line between policy and administration is rarely clear-cut. Nonetheless, harmonious and productive relationships can flourish if two-way communication is established and maintained.

     

     

Kim Savery, School Committee Chairperson

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    Kim Savery was elected to the Plymouth School Committee for the first time in 2012. She served as the School Committee's Secretary from May 2014 to May 2017, and then as the School Committee's Vice Chairperson from May 2017 to June 2020. Kim has served as the School Committee's Chairperson since June 2020. 

Michelle Badger, School Committee Vice Chairperson

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    Michelle Badger was first elected to the Plymouth School Committee in 2011. She served as the School Committee's Vice Chairperson from May 2012 to May 2017 and is currently serving as the School Committee's Vice Chairperson again since June 2020.

Luis Pizano, School Committee Secretary

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    Luis Pizano was first appointed to the School Committee in February 2021 during a special election for a one-year appointment. He was re-elected to a three-year term in May 2022 and is currently serving as the School Committee Secretary.  

Katherine Jackson, School Committee Member

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    Katherine Jackson was elected for her first three-year term to serve on the School Committee in May 2021. 

Vedna Lacombe-Heywood, School Committee Member

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    Vedna Lacombe-Heywood was elected to serve as a School Committee Member, first in May 2018 and again in May 2021. 

Robert Morgan, School Committee Member

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    Robert Morgan first became a member of the School Committee in 2009. He served as the School Committee Secretary from May 2010 to May 2011 and then as the Vice Chairperson from May 2011 to 2012. After a leave of absence, Robert Morgan returned to the School Committee in May 2014. He served again as the School Committee Secretary from May 2017 to May 2022 and is currently an active School Committee Member.  

James Sorensen, School Committee Member

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    James Sorensen served on the Plymouth-Carver Regional School Committee from 1982 to 1993. He continued to serve on the Plymouth School Committee after the two towns separated schools in 1993 until 2005. In 2005, James Sorensen took a leave from the School Committee, returning in 2013. He served as the School Committee Chairperson from May 2017 through June 2020 and is currently still an active School Commmittee Member.