Executive Committee Bios
Liz Larsen moved to Wellesley in May 2013. She and her husband Mike have lived in the greater Boston area for 20+ years, previously residing in Brookline and Newton. Together they have boy-girl twins, August and Maya, who are 8th graders at WMS. A dedicated community contributor, Liz has assumed leadership positions in both Newton and Wellesley, having served on the Board of the Newton Montessori School, and on various school-related campaigns in town. In addition to her community work, Liz has 20+ years of experience in management and technology consulting, with her primary expertise being in the integration of marketing, technology, and operations strategies. She is the co-owner of IndigoEleven, a marketing and technology consulting firm. Liz holds an AB with High Honors in Environmental Earth Sciences from Dartmouth College and an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management.
Jenn Fallon moved to Wellesley from southern Rhode Island in 2013 where she resides with her husband Michael, son Quinn (7th grade at WMS), and adopted bi-racial daughter Kate (4th grade at Sprague). Prior to staying home with her children, Jenn was a Project Manager at CVS, a Fortune 50 company. Jenn is a past PTO President of both PAWS and Sprague Elementary School, Wellesley Mothers Forum Board Member, and METCO volunteer. She is currently in her second term as a Town Meeting Member and in her second year as a member of the Wellesley Advisory Committee.
Megan LeBlanc has been part of the Wellesley community since 2014. She lives with her husband David, her son Ian (a third grader at Fiske), daughter Hannah (first grade), dogs Cricket and Nugget, and three cats. Originally from Ohio, Megan has lived in the Boston area for 20 years. A graduate of Gettysburg College, Megan spent many years working in compliance for the financial services industry. She currently works as a Realtor in Wellesley, and was inspired to join WEF to contribute to its efforts in improving the lives of students and inspiring a love of learning. She has served as PTO President at PAWS and Fiske, and is a volunteer for the Wellesley Mothers Forum. In her spare time, Megan can be found knitting, weaving, or playing video games.
Amy Hernandez is an experienced educator who has been an active member of the Wellesley community since moving here from Chicago in 2015. She has two children, Sara and Alex, who both attend and love Schofield. She currently serves on the PTO Board as secretary. As co-chairperson of Schofield Cares, Amy works closely with the school social worker to help Schofield families and students in need. Through Schofield Cares, Amy has organized a food drive and dinners to help raise money for these families and increased awareness of the committee’s goals. On the Day of Imagineering Committee, she works with the principal and school staff to plan and implement a day of creativity and design for students. Amy is also on the Hawk’s Eye Literary Journal Committee, a journal distributed each year full of students’ writing, art and poetry. Previously, Amy was a high school history teacher in both Massachusetts and Illinois. In Chicago, she taught at the lauded Providence St. Mel, an inner-city school most famous for placing 100% its high school graduates in college and widely considered a model in education reform. Amy received her MEd from Northeastern University and a BA in Economics from Siena College.
Jessamy Harrington moved to Wellesley in 2014. Her husband, Jonathan, grew up in Wellesley, and their family is enjoying being back in New England after living in Houston for 12 years. She has three girls: Charlotte - who attends Yale University, Emily - who is a junior at WHS, and Lizzie - who is a freshman at WHS. Jessamy has an AB in Math and French from Dartmouth College, and worked as a project manager in marketing and advertising for several years. While in Houston, she was heavily involved in volunteer activities, and assumed several leadership roles for organizations within her daughters' schools. She also assisted in fundraising efforts for the local City Parks Department. In addition to WEF, Jessamy has also volunteered at Sprague, Bates, and WMS.
Joanne Hinchley has lived in Wellesley since 2004, along with her husband, Jim, and their four children. She is an active community member and has been extremely involved in supporting the Wellesley Youth Hockey Association for many years. She is also a member of the Wellesley Gardeners’ Guild. Joanne is a graduate of Trent University and is interested in bringing her community spirit to support the efforts of WEF and our local teachers and students.