Board of Directors
Our board is composed of talented individuals whose myriad skill sets combine to provide our school with exceptional leadership and direction.
Roger A. Lockwood - Chairman of the Board
Roger Lockwood is Chairman of Lockwood/McKinnon Co. Inc., which operates 24 Taco Bell franchises in southeastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island. Prior to opening the company’s first Taco Bell in 1989, Roger had a 30-year career in the motion picture business.
Along with being the Chairman of the Board of Directors of The League School of Greater Boston, Roger is a 36-year member of the Board of Trustees of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and an Honorary Advisory Member of the Will Rogers Motion Picture Pioneers Foundation.
Roger is a 1960 graduate of Ohio Wesleyan University. Together with his wife, Sheila, he has 6 children and 10 grandchildren. His first wife, Carol, was a pancreatic cancer victim in 2002.
David Foster, CPA - President
David C. Foster, CPA, CGMA, CBEC is the managing partner of John T. Chipman & Company, LLP. David is a graduate of Assumption College with a Bachelors of Science degree in Business Administration. David works with business owners to develop and implement tax planning strategies that increase both the operating cash flow and value of their business.
David is actively involved in his childrens’ youth sports and is a co-founder of Cross Ice Hockey, a youth hockey training league. David enjoys playing golf and is a member at Franklin Country Club where he has previously served as an officer and board of director of the club. David will be beginning his fifth year of the Board of Directors in 2015.
Carol A. Magyar, CPA, MST - Treasurer
Carol works with private companies, financial institutions and individuals, providing a wide array of professional services, including tax compliance for corporations and individuals, estate planning, trust administration and business consulting. She has advised numerous family business owners through multiple generations, and she derives personal satisfaction from building long-term relationships as a trusted adviser.
Carol started her accounting career in 1979 after receiving her Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Northeastern University in Boston. She received her Master’s in Accounting from Bentley College (now Bentley University) in 1986. She joined G.T. Reilly & Company in 1984.
Carol lives in Norwood with her husband and two sons.
Laura Dudley, PhD, BCBA
With over 20 years of experience working in the field of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), Laura is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) who earned her MS in Applied Behavior Analysis through Northeastern University and her PhD in Applied Behavior Analysis at Simmons College. Laura’s research interests include experimental functional analysis of challenging behaviors, conditioned reinforcement, parent and staff training, social skills, curriculum, and program development. Laura has experience designing, developing, implementing, and monitoring quality programs for children with autism and related disabilities within public school systems.
Daryl C. Every
Daryl is a sole practitioner in Milton, where she concentrates in trusts and estate planning, special needs and elder law, disability advocacy, and public benefits. Ms. Every acts both as a trustee to family and special needs trusts, as well as trust counsel. She advises families, guardians, trustees, and non-profit organizations, who are committed to maximizing public benefits with private resources for individuals with intellectual and/or physical disabilities. Ms. Every is the President-Elect of the Norfolk Plymouth Estate Planning Council, and she is a member of the Women’s Bar Association, Boston Bar Association, and Academy of Special Needs Planners. Further, she serves as the Dever Class Action Representative in the landmark Ricci v. Okin federal class action. Attorney Every is a graduate of Northeastern University School of Law and the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. She lives in Braintree with her husband and three children.
Dennis W. Kunian is currently the Chairman of the Kunian Group, a Strategic Marketing and Public Relations company handling for profit and nonprofit companies both on a project and long-term basis.The Kunian Group’s expertise is centered in the Service , Consumer Products and retail area. Dennis Kunian is also the Executive Vice President of Columbia Care, an alternative Medical Care Organization specializing in Alternative methods of relieving pain for a variety of debilitating conditions.
Along with serving on the board of the League School for the past 9 years, Kunian has also served on the board of numerous other non-profit organizations during the past years. Last year, Dennis was honored as the Man of the Year by BUILD, an organization that mentors urban city High School Students in the Boston area.
Dennis is a 1964 Graduate of Ohio Wesleyan University . Together with his wife, Janie, he has 2 daughters and 4 grandchildren.
Mary Lou McDonough, Ed.D
Mary Lou McDonough has been a special educator for over 40 years. She recently earned her Doctorate in Special Education at Boston University. She holds a CAS from Harvard University, a M.Ed. from Rhode Island College, and a BS from Lesley University. Mary Lou currently is an Adjunct Faculty member at Simmons College and a Special Education Consultant. She is certified as an Elementary Principal, Elementary Teacher, and as a Teacher of Students with Moderate as well as Severe Special Needs (K-12).
Most recently, Mary Lou worked as a special educator in Weston Public Schools. She serves as Secretary of the Massachusetts Council for Exceptional Children. A Board member since 2013, she resides with her husband in Westwood and has three grown children.
Sue Wilson McQuaid, M.Ed.
Sue’s career has included 20 years in teaching and ministry, followed by her role as Dir. of Community Benefits for Caritas Norwood and Caritas Carney Hospitals, and 5 years as the President/CEO of the Neponset Valley Chamber of Commerce.
Sue has also served on a number of volunteer Boards and is returning to the League Board in 2015 after having been a member for 8 years in the past, 2 of those years as Chair of the Board. She was also a member of the School Committee and a member of the Board of Selectmen in the Town of Norwood.
Sue received both her B.A and M.Ed from Boston College and she lives in Norwood with her husband Tom. They have 2 grown children and 4 grandchildren.
Clare O’Callaghan, R.N., C.S., Ed.D.
Clare O’Callaghan, R.N., C.S., Ed.D. is a neuropsychologist and psychiatric nurse in private practice in Brookline, recently retired from the South End CHC where she was the Clinical Director of the children’s mental health program and the Training Director for the mental health program.She continues to do some teaching and research, especially in the areas of autism, ADHD and learning disabilities. She has been on the Board of the League School since the early 80’s (former Treasurer and President). She continues as an active member of the Professional Affairs Committee of MNS (Massachusetts Neuropsychological Society (where she was also a former President) and of MPA (Massachusetts Psychological Association (Assessment Committee). She has been interviewing for Georgetown University’s Alumni Admissions Program since the early 70’s and has been on the Board of the AAP since the late 90’s, currently an Emeritus member. In her semi-retirement she continues to work, write, paint, play golf and tennis, and pursue some other volunteer activities.
Tracey A. Robbins
Tracey Robbins is Vice President, Residential Lending Manager at Norwood Bank.
She currently oversees the residential lending and credit operations area. Tracey’s experience in mortgage lending and technology will continue to benefit borrowers by always seeking to improve the application, approval and closing process. She is also developing new lending products to respond to the changing needs of borrowers in our market area.
Tracey is also involved with the Massachusetts Bankers Association as a member of their Real Estate Committee and Chair of the Mortgage Education Sub Committee.
Tracey has been on the Board of Directors at League School since 2013.
Robert M. Walsh
A Lexington resident, Mr. Walsh is a Senior Vice President and Partner at Leggat McCall properties. Bob is a seasoned construction executive and participates across Leggat McCall Properties assignments as senior construction advisor. Bob also acts as Project Executive on select client accounts. Bob joined Leggat McCall in 2004 with twenty years experience in the Construction industry, including 15 years with Turner Construction and over four years with CorJen Construction, where Mr. Walsh held the position of President and COO.
Jack Warren is President and owner of Warren Business Graphics, Inc. located in Waltham, Massachusetts. He works with businesses, agencies and non-profit organizations in the design and production of printed and promotional products. Jack’s interest in issues related to Autism began when his nephew William, now 16, was diagnosed with Aspergers Syndrome.
A board member since 2013, Jack has been active in youth sports for over 20 years. He continues to enjoy coaching youth basketball, though his children have long graduated from high school. Jack is a 1981 Graduate of Tufts University. He lives in Medfield with his wife Geralyn, an attorney in a private practice. They are the parents of three grown children.