On Friday, March 5, the Southern Worcester County Regional Vocational School District Committee voted to appoint John Lafleche as the school’s new Superintendent-Director. The Committee voted 17-0 to offer the position to Mr. Lafleche, who was the sole finalist for the top job. He will replace David Papagni, who will be retiring in September.
Mr. Lafleche has served as the Assistant to the Superintendent for Business/Business Manager of Bay Path since 2000 and brings a wealth of knowledge, planning, developing, and operations management to his new position. He has served as the District’s procurement officer and lead in the ongoing Massachusetts School Building Project for the high school, as well as administrator of the transportation and food service programs.
Previously he was the Finance Director and School Business Manager for the Town of Southbridge. His state certifications include school business administration as well as public purchasing official.
Mr. Lafleche holds a Master’s Degree in Public Administration as well as a Bachelor of Science Degree in Education from UMass-Amherst.