School Committee Members & Subcommittees

The Cambridge School Committee is a seven member board. Six members are elected at large. The Mayor, who is elected from and by the nine elected City Council Members, serves as Chair of the School Committee. The School Committee determines overall School Department policy and budget.


Mayor Sumbul Siddiqui (Chair)
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Manikka L. Bowman (Vice Chair)
857.209.4509 | Email Manikka
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Fantini2010_thumb.jpg Alfred B. Fantini
617.577.1755 | Email Alfred
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Jose Luis Rojas Villarreal
617.460.9277 | Email Jose
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David Weinstein
David Weinstein
857.285.2194 | Email David
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Rachel Weinstein
Rachel Weinstein
857.600.1265 | Email Rachel
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Ayesha Wilson
857.209.4887 | Email Ayesha
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Student Representatives

Ms. Anais Killian and Mr. Nuriel Vera-Degraff


Budget: Manikka Bowman & Fred Fantini (Co-Chairs)

Building & Grounds: José Luis Rojas Villarreal (Chair), Manikka Bowman, Fred Fantini

Communications & Community Relations: David Weinstein (Chair), Rachel Weinstein,
Fred Fantini

Curriculum & Achievement: David Weinstein (Chair), Rachel Weinstein, José Luis Rojas Villarreal

Governance: José Luis Rojas Villarreal (Chair), David Weinstein, Ayesha Wilson

School Climate: Rachel Weinstein (Chair), Ayesha Willson, Manikka Bowman

Special Education & Student Supports: Ayesha Wilson (Chair), Rachel Weinstein, David Weinstein

Contract Negotiations: Manikka Bowman & Fred Fantini (Co-Chairs)
About the School Committee

About School Committee Meetings

Key Documents

More Information

Dosha E. Beard: Executive Secretary to the School Committee
Fax: 617.349.6624
To email the entire School Committee, send your email to:

School Committee Office Location
Cambridge Rindge & Latin High School, 459 Broadway, 1st Floor, Cambridge, MA 02138

PLEASE NOTE: The School Committee employs the Superintendent and the School Committee Attorney. All other employees are employed directly by the Superintendent of Schools upon recommendation of staff. Click here for information regarding employment opportunities.

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