School Committees

Committee Vacancy


PRESS RELEASE


DOVER SCHOOL COMMITTEE  VACANCY

Due to the resignation of a member of the Dover School Committee, there is currently an opening which will be filled by appointment until the next scheduled election in May 2022. If you are interested in filling this volunteer position and are a registered voter in Dover, please send a letter of interest and a resume or C.V. to gutierrez-dunns@doversherborn.org no later than October13, 2021. Candidate interviews will be scheduled to occur on October 14 and/or October 18, 2021.  

Under Massachusetts General Laws, state and local regulations, and community direction, school committees have the power to select and to terminate the superintendent, shall review and approve budgets for public education in the district, and shall establish educational goals and policies for the schools in the district consistent with the requirements of law and statewide goals and standards established by the Board of Education.  G.L. c. 71, § 37.

This is a joint appointment made by the Dover Board of Selectmen and the Dover School Committee.


MeetingsFooter Town of Dover

  • Check the Town Calendar for information on D/S Regional School Committee and Dover School Committee meeting times.

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

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Members

Dover-Sherborn Regional School Committee Members

Members of the committee from Sherborn are not shown here.

  • Margaret E.W. Charron, Chair
    Term Expires: 2024
  • Judi Miller, Vice-Chair
    Term Expires: 2024
  • Lynn Collins, Secretary
    Term Expires: 2023


  • Kate Potter, Member
    Term Expires: 2022
  • Tracey Mannion, Member
    Term Expires: 2022

Dover School Committee

  • Sara Gutierrez-Dunn, Secretary
    Term Expires: 2023
  • Mark Healey, Member
    Term Expires: 2022
  • Colleen Burt, Member
    Term Expires: 2023
  • Elizabeth Grossman, Member
    Term Expires: 2024

Minuteman Regional Career & Technical School

Members of the committee from towns other than Dover are not shown here.

  • Ford Spalding, Member
    Term Expires: 2022

Responsibilities

The members of the Dover School Committee and the Dover members of the Dover-Sherborn Regional School Committee are elected by Dover’s residents. The school committees work with the Superintendent of Schools and school administration to oversee the operation and education program of Chickering School and the Dover-Sherborn Middle School and High School.

Dover Town Code Description of Responsibilities


Dover School Committee
There shall be a five-member School Committee elected on a rotating basis of one or two members each year for three-year terms. The Committee’s duties and authority shall include, but shall not be limited to, those specified in Massachusetts General Laws (MGL) Chapter 71, Section 37 et seq.

Dover-Sherborn Regional School Committee
There shall be three Dover members of the Dover-Sherborn Regional School District Committee elected on a rotating basis of one member each year for a three-year term. Including the three elected Sherborn members, the Committee’s duties and authority shall include, but shall not be limited to, those specified in MGL Chapter 71, Sections 16, 16A et seq.

View the full Dover Town Code.