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.


Mr. Frank J. Parisi | President


  • Appointed Interim Board Member 2007
  • Elected April 2009
  • Re-elected April 2013, April 2017, April 2021 (unofficial results; certification pending)

Mr. Michael V. Scheidt | Vice President


  • Appointed Interim Board Member 2018
  • Elected April 2019

Mrs. Sue Capraro | Secretary


  • Elected April 2001
  • Re-elected April 2005, April 2009, April 2013, April 2017, April 2021 (unofficial results; certification pending)

Mrs. Mary Bruscato


  • Elected April 2007​​​​​​
  • Re-elected April 2011, April 2015, April 2019

Mr. Timothy P. Loughnane


  • Elected April 2019

Mr. Jonathan M. Rivera



Mr. Peter A. Volpe


  • Elected April 2011
  • Re-elected April 2015, April 2019

Dr. Leah C. Gauthier, Superintendent of Schools


  • Tenure began August 2020