The search committee is comprised of faculty, staff, families, graduates, and friends of the school.
Carrie Asselin, Middle School Science Teacher
Carrie joined the CFS community in 2014 after transitioning from molecular research on Alzheimer’s disease. She has since worked to develop a middle school science curriculum at CFS in which place-based learning, climate change, design thinking, and open-ended inquiry are central themes. A lifelong Friend, Carrie is a graduate of Westtown Friends School in Pennsylvania and of Earlham College in Indiana.
Kirsten Greenidge, Graduate ‘88; Trustee; Parent ‘21 and ‘19
Kirsten attended CFS from third to eighth grade and earned her B.A. at Wesleyan University, where she also attended Bank Street College of Education, and soon after earned an M.F.A at the University of Iowa. She is a playwright and artist-in-residence at Company One Theatre in Boston, a theatre company committed to innovative work for and by multicultural and under represented groups in the Boston area and in American Theatre. She is currently an Assistant Professor of Theatre at Boston University’s School of Theatre where she oversees BU’s undergraduate playwrighting track of study. In her third year on the board, Kirsten serves on the search committee and on the executive committee.
David Lewis, Parent ‘25
David has been an appellate attorney in private practice in Cambridge, Massachusetts for over 20 years. His practice encompasses civil and criminal appeals in both state and federal court. His criminal practice includes work with local innocence projects. He serves on the board of the Massachusetts Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and is a former co-chair of their Amicus Committee. He also serves on the Litigation Committee of the New England Innocence Project.
Emily Lyons, Fifth-Grade Teacher
Emily began at CFS as a maternity leave replacement in December, 2015, and stayed on when the other teacher chose not to return. She previously taught fifth and sixth grade at the King Open School for 19 years, where, among other things, she directed student-written plays, and taught the Algebra Project, the I-Search, oceanography, and a unit called South Africa: Apartheid and Resistance. She attended public alternative schools from Kindergarten through high school, and is a graduate of Oberlin College and Lesley University.
Becky Goff Moore, Graduate ‘71; Trustee
Becky attended CFS from kindergarten to eighth grade and then graduated from Commonwealth School before earning A.B./M.Ed degrees from Harvard. Since 1980 she has taught secondary school English and is currently a member of the faculty at Phillips Exeter Academy in New Hampshire. In her second term on the board of trustees, this year Becky serves as clerk to the board and co-clerk to the search committee.
Dan Riles, Parent ‘22 and ‘25
Dan has taught in schools for over 20 years, starting in the Philadelphia Public School System and currently at Brookwood School in Manchester, MA. After being a classroom teacher in grades 4-6 for 15 years, Dan transitioned to his current role as a technology educator. He earned a B.A. from Haverford College and a M.Ed from Webster University. When not parenting or teaching, Dan loves to design tabletop games; his most recent, Clean Up Your Room, is a whimsical take on that often-used refrain.
Jonathan Vogel-Borne, Friend
Jonathan is a lifelong Friend who has traveled widely around the world and across the full Quaker spectrum, from evangelical to liberal. Jonathan's ministry is to seek deeper unity among all peoples. He and his spouse, Minga Claggett-Borne, served as Resident Friends of Cambridge (MA) Monthly Meeting from 1985-1990. He was a member of the Cambridge Friends School Committee from 1987–1990. Jonathan was the lead staff person at New England Yearly Meeting from 1991 to 2013.
Amory Wakefield, Parent ‘20; Trustee
In her professional life, Amory has spent the past decade as a Director of Product in Boston-area technology startups, currently at True Fit Corporation. Amory served as Co-Clerk of the CFS Family Association from 2012-2016 and member of the Strategic Planning Financial Sub-Committee in 2012. She attended public school in California through Grade 9 and has a B.S./M.Eng. from MIT. Amory is the co-clerk of the search committee.