Andrea Wadsworth is serving her eighth year on the Lee School Committee; five of those years were as Chair of the Committee. She has served on the Finance, Negotiations, Shared Services, and Policy subcommittee. She is the current Chair of MASC’s Division VI (Berkshire County). As chair, she has organized semi-annual legislative forums, new member orientations, and presentations on school budget and finance. Andrea has served on the MASC Board of Directors as President-Elect, President, and currently as Immediate Past President. She also sits on the Budget Committee and Regional Schools Committee.
As a school committee member, she has had the unique experience of also serving as the District Business Administrator for Lee. She currently serves as vice chair of the Berkshire County Education Task Force, the DESE Digital Learning Advisory Commission, Berkshire Regional Transportation Authority Town of Lee representative, and as a member of the MA Commission on the Status of Women. She also served as Lee High School Cheerleading Coach and Teen Coordinator for the Lee Youth Association.
A financial professional by training, she is also the owner and operator of A.W. Confections, a custom-made wedding cake and gourmet cookie specialty shop in Berkshire County. Professionally, she has served as Senior Accounting Coordinator and Business Office Accountant for the Berkshire Hills Regional School District; Town Treasurer of Lenox, MA; and as Assistant Superintendent of the Mt. Greylock Regional School District.
Andrea earned her associates degree at Berkshire Community College, bachelor’s degree at Westfield State University, summa cum laude, and followed on with dual masters degrees in business administration (MBA) and public policy (MPP) at UMASS Dartmouth. She also holds a Graduate Certificate in Public Management from UMass Dartmouth. Andrea is a DESE licensed Business Administrator and Superintendent, a Justice of the Peace, and notary public.
Andrea lives in Lee, MA with her husband of 28 years, Kevin, son Airen, and daughter Tori. She enjoys running with her running group, watching her husband and son compete in motocross competition and her daughter compete in national equestrian events. Andrea is an avid animal lover. She owns 5 dogs, 3 cats, 10 goats, and 2 horses.