|Literacy Network Elects New Board Members|
|11:38AM / Friday, January 05, 2018|
LEE, Mass. — The Literacy Network of South Berkshire has elected Leigh Doherty and Rebecca Riordan to the organization’s board of directors.
“Our board is an unusually close-knit, generous, and hardworking group. Leigh and Rebecca are perfect fits, with deep and long-standing commitments to education, diversity, and community. We are thrilled to have them join our team,” said LitNet President Lucy Prashker.
Riordan is the vice president of human resources at Greylock Federal Credit Union, a position she assumed in July 2017. Riordan has more than 30 years of experience as an accomplished leader in the field of human resources, including 20 years at Country Curtains in Lee, Mass., where she most recently served as the vice president of human resources. Before her tenure with Country Curtains, Riordan held various leadership roles, including human resources manager at the Steinbach Department Stores in Albany and White Plains, N.Y.
She graduated from the State University of New York, College at New Paltz, with a bachelor’s degree in business administration. Riordan currently volunteers on the personnel committee for the town of Lee.
Doherty has served as the associate head of school at Berkshire Country Day School in Stockbridge, Mass., since 2016. Prior to her employment at BCD, Doherty has held roles as a classroom teacher, curriculum coordinator and consultant for the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Program in Namibia and Belgium, and head of the lower schools at the International School of Boston in Cambridge, Mass., and the Community Day Charter Public School in Lawrence, Mass. Most recently, Doherty was the co-founder, as well as a leadership and career coach, at Designed Alliance.
She holds a masters of arts in leadership in international schools from Oxford Brookes University in Oxford, England.
LitNet has been offering free, one-on-one tutoring sessions for adults since 1991. LitNet’s flexible, personalized approach to tutoring enables adult learners to succeed in their jobs, support their families, and engage with their local communities.