Meet Our Staff

These are the people in charge of keeping our school running, of course with the help of many more.


Thomas Pinkham – Executive director

Tom Pinkham has been gaining experience in administration of the LVA School since 2000. Tom is an experienced businessman with degrees in social studies as well as Liberal Arts. He is a member of TESOL (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages) as well as the AFP (Association of Fundraising Professionals.)

Erika Fermino – Director Assistant & Office Manager

Erika Fermino has been associated with LVA School since 2015. First, she came to LVA as a student, become a volunteer, and was hired as an employee some months later. She is performing as Director Assistant & Office Manager since 2018. In both posts, she supports the Executive Director and oversees the daily operation of our school. She is graduated in business administration (2008), and graduated studies in Finance & Controlling (2012).

Lynn Pinkham – CFO

Lynn has been working at LVA since 2004. She is responsible for manage the finances of our school.

Harvey Center – Head Teacher

Harvey has over 40 years of professional teaching experience, including 15 years in Adult Education and ESL Harvey is responsible for curriculum evaluation and development, student placement and teacher and tutor training, placement and evaluation. He is a member of TESOL.

Barbara Lane – Tutor Coordinator & ESL Teacher

Barbara has been working at LVA since 2014. She coordinates the tutors & volunteers program and also is responsible to manage the teacher’s schedule. Barbara is a caring and passionate teacher as well. She has been helping hundreds of students every year to pursue their English learning goals.

Teaching Staff:

Andrew Grekas – Teacher

Paul Sutherland – Teacher

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