School Committee Members:


Karen Kast-McBride, Chair


Karen has served on the Winchendon School Committee since 2020. A proud mother of three, Karen is an advocate for special education, spending many years volunteering and fighting for the rights of students and families, and helping schools and districts learn how to educate the whole child.

Mike Barbaro


David Iannaccone


Jake Catlin


Owner of Smith's Country Cheese and Catlin Farmstead located in Winchendon, MA

D. Lapointe

David LaPointe, Vice-Chair


David is a proud 1981 graduate of Murdock High School and lifelong resident of Winchendon, with the exception of the time he served in the U.S. Army as a military policeman from 1981-1984. David was a police officer in Winchendon from 1984-1990. He attended Fitchburg State College and received his B.S. in History and a Certification in Secondary Education in 1994. David was a Social Studies teacher in the Ashburnham-Westminster Regional School District from 1994-2004 where he taught grades 8-12 at both Oakmont Regional High School and Overlook Middle School. He then attended the Massachusetts School of Law in Andover and received his Juris Doctor degree in 2007. In 2008, David was admitted to the Massachusetts Bar and has been a trial lawyer for the past 15 years, representing clients in criminal, civil and family law proceedings. Most recently, he was admitted to the Federal Bar in the United States District Court. He was a manager in the Winchendon Little League for many years. David also serves on the Board of Directors at the Clark YMCA. As part of LaPointe Law Offices, David is actively involved in Winchendon through his pro bono work, donations and sponsorship of local organizations. David and his wife, Danielle, reside in Winchendon with their four children who attend the Winchendon Public Schools.