MRUUSD Board Members

Name

Town

Email

Term

George Ambrose 

Clarendon

gambrose@millriverschools.org

2022

Bjorn Behrendt

Wallingford

bbehrendt@millriverschools.org

2023

Len Doucette

Clarendon

ldoucette@millriverschools.org

2022

Doug Earle (Board Clerk)

Clarendon

dearle@millriverschools.org

2023

Liz Filskov

Wallingford

lfilskov@millriverschools.org

2022

Maria French

Wallingford

mfrench@millriverschools.org

2021

Tammy Heffernan (Board Chair)

Wallingford

theffernan@millriverschools.org

2021

Amy Martone

Tinmouth

amartone@millriverschools.org

2022

John McKenna

Clarendon

jmckenna@millriverschools.org

2021

Adrienne Raymond (Board Vice-Chair)

Shrewsbury

araymond@millriverschools.org

2022

Andrew Richards-Peelle

Shrewsbury

arpeelle@millriverschools.org

2021

George Ambrose


George is one of the representatives for Clarendon, the the Board Vice-Chair and a regular attending member to other committees. He is a founding member of the MRUUSD board. George was previously on the board of MRUHS for six years and CES for two. George has lived in Clarendon since 2000. He’s involved in the Rotary Club and other community groups.

 


Bjorn Behrendt

Bjorn Behrendt is a founding member of the MRUUSD board also served on the school board prior to consolidation. He grew up in Shrewsbury and now lives in East Wallingford. He is the chair of the Policy Committee.

 


Len Doucette

Len Doucette is one of the representatives for Clarendon. He serves as the chair of the Personnel Committee and has been a board member since 2013. He has been a Clarendon resident since 2006.

 

 


Doug Earle

Doug Earle has a long history representing Clarendon and the Mill River district. He spent 18 years on the Clarendon Elementary School board, 20 years as a Mill River district board member and more than six as a MRUHS member. He has lived in Clarendon for more than 40 years, moving to the town in 1975.

 


Liz Filskov

Liz Filskov lives in East Wallingford with her family. She is part-time adjunct faculty at Castleton University and works full time for a state-based non-profit. Liz taught in the public schools in Rutland County for 15 years, including working at Mill River Union Junior High School as a one-on-one paraeducator in 2004. Liz chairs the Finance Committee and serves on the Policy Committee. 

 


Maria French

Maria French became a member of the board in 2018. She is the chair of the Community Engagement Committee and serves on the Buildings & Grounds and Personnel Committees. She has lived in Wallingford since 2016.

 


Tammy Heffernan

Tammy is a representative from Wallingford. She is a founding member of the MRUUSD Board. She serves as the Board Chair and is on the Policy, Negotiations and Finance committees. She has been a member of the Wallingford community since 2007.

 


Amy Martone

Amy Martone is the representative for Tinmouth. She has lived in Tinmouth since 2013 and has two children, a current TMS kindergartener and a future TMS pre-schooler. Amy was first elected to the board in 2019 and is a member of the Finance and Community Engagement Committees. In addition to raising a family and serving on the board, she works as a registered nurse at RRMC and is earning her doctorate at Yale University.

 


John McKenna

John McKenna

John McKenna is one of the representatives for Clarendon. He is a founding member of the MRUUSD board. John was a member of the CES school board from 2013 up to consolidation. John has lived in Clarendon since 2004. He is the chairman of the buildings and grounds committee (B&G) and a member of the equity committee (which is an administration committee – not a board committee).

 


Adrienne Raymond

Adrienne Raymond is a representative from Shrewsbury. She is a founding member of the MRUUSD board and was a member of the Shrewsbury Mountain School board prior to the merger, serving 11 years and four respectively. She also served four years on the Mill River High School Board concurrent with her time on the SMS board. Adrienne has lived in Shrewsbury for about four decades. She is the chair of the Negotiations Committee and serves on the Policy, Finance and Community Engagement committees, but regularly attends personnel and B & G meetings to keep up-to-date as well.

 


Andrew Richards-Peelle

Andrew Richards-Peelle. is a representative from Shrewsbury. He is a founding member of the MRUUSD board and was a member of the Shrewsbury Mountain School board for four years prior to the merger. He also served nine years on the Mill River High School Board concurrent with his time on the SMS board. Andy serves on the finance and buildings and grounds committees. He has been a Shrewsbury resident for about 40 years.