Board of Directors

The Board of Directors at Learning Skills Academy is a diverse group of professionals dedicated to supporting the school’s mission to “ignite the educational potential of students with language and learning differences.” Several Board members have backgrounds in education, and others contribute their expertise in business management, accounting, or environmental planning. LSA founder Bill Carpenter serves on the Advisory Board.

Mary Anker, Board Chair

Educator, Berwick Academy (retired)

James Baker, J.D.

Pierce Atwood

Carolyn Beaulieu

CFO consultant (semi-retired)

Eric Kowal

Chinburg Builders


Colleen Meader

Director of Financial Aid, Executive Assistant to the Head of School, Berwick Academy

Gary Rohr

Agent, Foy Insurance

Paul Whitcomb

Investment Advisor Representative, Secure Planning, Inc.

Rosemary Zurawel, Ph. D.

Administrator, Berwick Academy (retired)


Advisory Board

David Gerasin

Steele Street Capital

John S. Driscoll

Former Editor, The Boston Globe; Editor-in-Residence, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Sarah Swenson, M.S.

Prime Asia

Barbara Gregg

Educator (retired)

Bill Carpenter

Learning Skills Academy Founder