Enjoying her 13th year as a member of the Revere School Committee, Stacey Rizzo has been a courageous and relentless champion of equity and inclusiveness for all students, and a forceful advocate for the wide-ranging needs of minority, immigrant and transient students and families.
Describing herself as a life-long learner, Stacey has brought that commitment to her school committee service. She has been a vital contributor to the committee, serving multiple years as vice chair and secretary and on numerous subcommittees and study groups. She has also represented the district for 10 years, on the Board of Directors for North Shore Collaborative.
For the past 10 years, she has also been an active member of MASC: as the district’s delegate to the Association’s annual meeting, as a regular participant at MASC workshops, conferences and training sessions and, since 2016, which allowed her the knowledge to become a member of the Association’s Board of Directors, first as Chair of Division IX (Urban), Chair of Division II (Metropolitan) and has continued with the MASC Leadership Team as the 2020 MASC Secretary/ Treasurer, Vice President and President-Elect. She has taken a leading role in hosting Division Meetings and as one of the key players in developing and expanding the MASC Poverty and Equity Institute. She has also been a champion of student leader participation at MASC’s Day on the Hill and special student-focused events and represented MASC at the national level, attending NSBA Annual Conferences and as a passionate advocate for students and resources in Congressional meetings during the annual Federal Relations Network and Advocacy Institute.
Her local community has also benefited from her energy and commitment, including her service on numerous neighborhood improvement and safety committees and as an effective promoter of leadership, parent training initiatives and a strong advocate for students voice. As a former PTA president, paraprofessional and current school committee member, Stacey has been a part of the Revere school community for the past 32 years.
Stacey has been married to the very patient John Rizzo for 36 years. They are proud parents to three married and successful sons and also blessed with 3 sweet and feisty granddaughters & 2 adorable grandsons. Her family (for now) is complete with the unconditional love of her golden doodle, Rudy!