• Emmanuel Tikili
    Community Representative

    Patrick Lawlor
    Community Representative
    Mr. Lawlor serves as senior communications specialist at Boston University’s Department of Athletics, a position he has held since November 2011. In his role, he is responsible for BU Athletics' community outreach plan to increase goodwill by coaches, student-athletes and administration in the local area, as well as increase visibility of these initiatives. He also develops and maintains media relationships in the Boston market and national media and writes feature stories for GoTerriers.com and other media outlets to tell the BU Athletics' story.
    Prior to joining BU, Mr. Lawlor worked as the research director at The Boston Business Journal for 12 years. While at the BBJ, he was responsible for overseeing the newspaper's research department which analyzed and collected financial information on businesses to be published in the Journal. In this role he also oversaw the annual Book of Lists project which included researching, analyzing, editing, proofreading and data management of over 3,000 companies' financial statistics. During his oversight, the book sold over $1 million dollars in advertising in a single year.
    Mr. Lawlor has also served as a contributing reporter to numerous publications over the years including Street & Smith's Sports Business Journal and the New England Hockey Journal. 
    Mr. Lawlor was born and still lives in Dorchester Mass. and is a graduate of UMass Amherst where he earned his BA in English. 

    Susan Lovett
    Community Representative
    Ms. Lovett, Director of  ​the ​ ASPIRE ​ Expanded Learning Program, has worked at the Frederick School for 10 years. ASPIRE is Boston's only Exemplary After School Program as designated by the Massachusetts Department of Education. Susan earned her Master's Degree in Social Work at Boston University and her Master's Degree in Education at UMass Boston. Susan has worked with youth and families in the Greater Boston area for 25 years. In addition to being the Director of ASPIRE, she is the Secretary of the Frederick School Governing Board, she teaches part time at Boston University's School of Social Work and she's a yoga teacher - and student.
    In 2014, she founded Hands to Heart Center - Yoga for the People, a non-profit program providing yoga classes that are accessible, inclusive and inspiring in low-income communities. Susan enjoys yoga, boxing and chocolate. 

    Lillian Castro
    Teacher Representative
    Ms. Castro is a long time resident of Chelsea, MA. She graduated in 2011 with a Masters of Education from Umass Boston through the Boston Teacher Residency program. She received her Bachelors Degree from Umass Amherst prior to that. She is bilingual in Spanish and English and is a Spanish SIFE teacher at Frederick Pilot Middle School. After graduating BTR, Ms. Castro worked as an ESL teacher for adults at College Bound Dorchester on Bowdoin Street.  She also worked as a long-term substitute at the Burke High School. This is Ms. Castro’s second year at LGF and she is looking forward to continue working in the Grove Hall community, which she considers her second home.

    Lisa Cook
    Community Representative
    Ms. Cook has 17 years of experience in Administration, Project Management and Marketing Communications established in the public and private sectors. Passionate about providing high-quality learning opportunities to urban students, Ms. Cook’s professional experience includes a solid foundation in the project management and community engagement field from her role as the Director of the Melnea A. Cass Complex for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. In addition, Ms. Cook served as the Director of Marketing for a national mentoring organization developing program partnerships, fundraising and outreach strategies for more than 176 statewide mentoring agencies.  Her exemplary project management skills landed her a national role managing Youth BUILD USA’s training and education programs under contract with the U. S. Department of Labor.  Overall, she is committed to helping students develop clear pathways for success while preparing for tomorrow’s workforce.
    Ms. Cook holds a Bachelor of Science and Business Administration from Northeastern University and a Master’s Degree from Emerson College in Marketing Communications & Advertising.  During her downtime, she is devoted to her family and friends.  She is also an avid golfer.

    Bob Francis
    Community Representative

    Ruth Lynn
    Teacher Representative
    This is Ms. Lynn's second year teaching ELA at the Frederick and she is delighted to be working with the 6th grade team this year.  A graduate of Colgate University, she has been teaching ELA for 15 years and has taught in boarding, private and public schools in four different states.  She is a newly elected member of the Governing Board for the school and is excited about the innovative changes occurring around the Frederick.  More importantly, she is ecstatic to be working with our youngest scholars this year! 

    Jason Manhart
    Teacher Representative
    Born and raised in Boston, It was a life-long goal achieved to be teaching in the Boston Public Schools for Mr. Manhart.  Mr. Manhart attended the Maurice J. Tobin Middle School, Boston Latin Academy, and even stayed in Boston, and attended Northeastern University for college. After Northeastern University, he attended James Madison University in Virginia and then went back to Northeastern University.  Mr. Manhart holds an undergraduate degree in History with a minor in African American Studies and a Masters degree in Education. Mr. Manhart has taught at Madison Park Technical Vocational High School, the Harbor Pilot Middle School, and the Maurice J. Tobin Middle School for three years each. Mr. Manhart will be teaching sixth grade Ancient Civilizations this year. 

    Lynn Rosario
    Teacher Representative
    Ms Rosario has taught art for eighteen years and thirteen of those years were at the Frederick.  She has an M.A.T. from Rhode Island College and C.A.G.S. from Salve Regina. Her passion is sharing through expressive art workshops that art is a powerful processing tool. Yes, art has your answers. Ms. Rosario is a traveler and likes to explore different types of food and dances.