BOARD MEMBERS

Sarah Miller, Chair

Sarah Miller is Vice President of Underwriting and Compliance and CRA officer at Homefield Credit Union. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Guitar Performance from Berklee College of Music and an MBA in Organizational Behavior from Baker College. Miller has 20 years’ experience in lending and compliance.

Leona Anderson, Vice Chair

Leona Anderson is a Worcester native currently residing in Leicester, MA. She retired from the Verizon Communications Engineering Department and enjoys sharing her knowledge with the Economic Development Committee.

Erik Lerdal, Clerk

Erik Lerdal is a practicing Board Certified Behavior Analyst working with children and adults with Autism or other developmental disabilities, in the Massachusetts area.  Beyond direct clinical work, he has trained and consulted behavioral programs from Pittsfield, Boston, and 12 other US states. 

Harry Brooks, BOS

Harry Brooks represents the community as an elected Selectman. Since 2015, Mr. Brooks has served on the EDC and has played a major role in revitalizing the committee.  He is a devoted citizen and can be found at any and all community events.  

Adam Menard, Alternate

Adam Menard is a lifelong resident of Leicester currently employed as the Town Planner in Auburn MA. He holds a master’s degree in Public Administration. As an advocate for Economic Development in Leicester, Adam is committed to growing business opportunities in town.

Andy Joyce, At-large

Andy has been a resident of Leicester, MA since January 2018. He graduated Framingham State University in 2010 with a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration/Economics/Finance. He is Currently a Financial Planner with Baystate Financial and in his free time enjoys playing hockey, guitar, and rock climbing.

Jason Grimshaw, Planning Board
John Shocik, BOS

Jason Grimshaw is a proud life-long resident of Leicester. Since 1997 he has been a history teacher at Leicester High School, and since 2007 has been fortunate to serve the town on the Planning Board.

John Shocik is an elected selectman and serves on the EDC

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