MTA Officers, Board of Directors & Executive Committee

The Board of Directors and Executive Committee are responsible for the general policies and interests of the MTA, are subject to policies established by the Annual Meeting of Delegates and derive their authority from the MTA Bylaws.

The Board of Directors has entire control of the affairs of the MTA, except when the delegates are in session.  It meets approximately seven times a year.  A representative body, it is composed of the President, Vice President, Executive Director-Treasurer, Regional Executive Committee members, District Directors, At-large Directors for Education Support Professionals, Ethnic Minorities and Retired Members, the NEA Directors and the NEA At-large Director for Education Support Professionals.

The Executive Committee consists of the President, Vice President, Executive Director and eight members elected regionally by the Annual Meeting of Delegates. It meets at least six times a year.

Detailed information on the composition, election, terms, meetings and powers and duties of the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee may be found in the MTA Bylaws and the MTA Policy Book. 

MTA Officers & Executive Committee

MTA President
Barbara Madeloni
20 Ashburton Place
Boston, MA 02108
617-742-7950 or 1-800-392-6175
bmadeloni@massteacher.org

MTA Vice President
Janet Anderson
20 Ashburton Place
Boston, MA 02108
617-742-7950 or 1-800-392-6175
janderson@massteacher.org

MTA Executive Director-Treasurer
Ann Clarke
20 Ashburton Place
Boston, MA 02108
617-878-8210 or 1-800-392-6175
aclarke@massteacher.org

Executive Committee Members

Sharon A. Carlson (Region A)
JFK Middle School
100 Bridge Road
Florence, MA 01062
413-587-1489
scarlsonjfk@hotmail.com

John DeCicco (Region B)
Oakmont Regional High School
9 Oakmont Drive
Ashburnham  01430
978-537-4780
j.decicco@verizon.net

Beth M. Stafford(Region C)
Whitman Middle School
77 Corthell Ave.
Whitman, MA   02382
781-447-3143
nanastafford@msn.com

Christopher Zellner (Region D)
Bedford High School
9 Mudge Way
Bedford, MA   01730
BEA Office: 781-275-1700 x 1120
christopherzellner@gmail.com

Sheila Hanley (Region E)
Elizabeth G. Lyons School
60 Vesey Road
Randolph, MA   02368
781-961-6252
Hanley_Sheila@hotmail.com

Kathleen Meltsakos (Region F)
Andover High School
80 Shawsheen Road
Andover, MA  01810
978-374-1679
meltedbunch@comcast.net

Kimberly Auger (Region G)
Everett Teachers Association
369 Broadway Ste 3
Everett, MA  02149
617-394-2180
kaa73@aol.com

Ron Colbert (Region H)
1 Wisser Street
Wilmington, MA 01877
978-658-2354
rpcarbonear@aol.com

Statewide Retired Region
Mary J. Gilmore
2 Joyce Street
South Yarmouth, MA
02664
508-394-4780
maryjgilmo@aol.com

At-Large ESP
Millie Ficarra
Murphy Primary School
417 Front St.
Weymouth, MA  021088
781-331-2862
mficarra-2189@verizon.net

NEA Directors

Tiffany Back
Franklin Elementary School
125 Derby Street
West Newton, 02465
617-559-9500
Tiffany.back@gmail.com

Erik J. Champy
Triton Regional High School
112 Elm Street
Byfield, 01922
978-462-8171 x 4521
ejchampy@yahoo.com

Diana Marcus
Pine Glen Elemenary School
1 Pine Glen Way
Burlington, MA   01803
781-270-1712
dmarcusbea@gmail.com

Diana (Donnie) McGee
Massachusetts Community College Council
43 N. Main Street
Berkley, MA  02889
774-501-1214
donnie243@comcast.net

Timothy J. Sheehan
Amherst-Pelham Education Association
19A Layman Road
Northampton, MA  01060
413-222-4784
tim2581@gmail.com

NEA Retired Director
Stephen E. Gorrie
108 Summer Street
Andover, MA   01840
617-816-7899
seg4652@aol.com

NEA Directors Reports

MTA Board of Directors

Information about your local association is available here. Agendas and action items of Board of Directors meetings are posted here.

At-Large MTA Director to Represent Ethnic-Minority Membership
Susan Baker
Morse Pond School
343 Jones Rd.
Falmouth, MA   02536
508-801-9480
mtamacchair@aol.com

At-Large MTA Director to Represent Education Support Professionals
Donna Johnson
University Staff Association
110 Hampshire House
U-Mass
Amherst, MA  01003
413-545-4862
djohnson@english.umass.edu

Statewide MTA Retired District Directors
Richard Liston
everettta@aol.com

Gerard P. Ruane
gpruane@aol.com