Sorry for posting a bit late on this: I've been on the road today.
Governor Patrick has appointed three new members to the Board of Ed, to fill the seats left by those whose terms expired in June.
Margaret McKenna, who currently serves as a member of the (appointed) Boston School Committee, is being appointed as chair of the Board of Ed. She was most recently president of the Walmart Foundation, 'though she served as president of Lesley College and as Deputy Undersecretary in the Department of Ed in the Carter Administration.
Katherine Craven, best known to us as former CEO of the Mass School Building Authority, is being appointed to the business seat. She currently is the Chief Administrative Officer at Babson.
Mary Ann Steward, former president of the Massachusetts PTA and member of the Lexington School Committee, is being appointed to the PTA seat.