Meet Our Board Members


District 401 is governed by a seven-member elected Board of Education. The Board's current members, as well as District 401's superintendent, are listed below.


Mary Bruscato, President


► Elected April 2007​​​​​​

► Re-elected April 2011, April 2015 


Sue Capraro, Secretary


► Elected April 2001

► Re-elected April 2005, April 2009, April 2013, April 2017


Frank J. Parisi, Vice President


► Appointed Interim Board Member 2007

► Elected April 2009

► Re-elected April 2013, April 2017


Lauren M. Platt


► Elected April 2015


Jonathan M. Rivera


► Elected April 2017


Michael V. Scheidt


► Appointed Interim Board Member 2018

► Appointment will be from Feb. 21, 2018, to next election in 2019


Peter A. Volpe


► Elected April 2011

► Re-elected April 2015


Dr. Nicolas Wade, Superintendent of Schools 


► Tenure began July 2017