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Board of Directors

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Merri-Loo Community Preschool is a non-profit organization providing early childhood education to the children of Goffstown and surrounding towns. The Board of Directors is comprised of parents with children enrolled at the Preschool, the Preschool Director, and Teachers. The primary work of the Board is to make decisions on behalf of Merri-Loo Community Preschool.  The Board of Directors meets once a month with the Preschool Director and Teachers in the Merri-Loo classroom. 

Please contact us if you are interested in joining the Board of Directors. Click the link below to print an application.  



Board meetings are a great way to stay informed about the happenings at Merri-Loo. Meetings are open to the Merri-Loo Community. If you'd like to attend, email

Click here to view monthly meeting minutes.

2023 - 2024 Board Members


President - Shelby Mazzini

  • Responsible for overseeing all aspects of running of the Board of Directors.

  • Supports the Director and assists in the management of school operations.

  • Leads the board members and will regularly check in to offer support and assistance with their respective duties and assignments.

  • Oversees all Board and Parent meetings, will preside over them, as well as, create and post their agendas.

  • Acts as a liaison between the school’s teachers and the board of directors. The priority of the President will always be the overall wellbeing of the school, the teachers, and the students.

  • Is a dedicated member of the Board and Merri-Loo community and will always offer support where it’s needed.

Vice President - Eric Arnold

  • Contact person for Parent Helpers. and Cleaners.

  • Creates Parent Helper/Snack and Cleaning Calendars.

  • In charge of all news media correspondence, including social media and advertising.

  • Presides over Board meetings in the President’s absence.

Treasurer - Michele Van Hirtum

  • Handles all financial matters including working with the accountant.

  • Assists with the budget and tracks school spending. 

  • Pays bills, salaries, and maintains insurance.

  • Communicates with our insurance agents and the bank.

  • Bookkeeping and financial record keeping for all moneys received and paid.

  • Bookkeeping experience is preferred for this position but is not necessary.

Secretary - Conor Eaves

  • Records, types and distributes Board meeting minutes in a timely manner.

  • Maintains the cleaning supply inventory and orders supplies as needed.

  • Arranges additional cleaning projects as needed.

  • Updates/maintains the school website.

Registrar - Kim Gagne

  • Handles all aspects of registering students.

  • Revises and prints the school handbook.

  • Collects and files health forms for the State and ensures they are up to date.

  • Updates class lists and staff/Board contact lists.

  • Will assist with follow-up phone calls, texts or emails on inquiries concerning registration.

  • Creates or edits registration packets each year.  Assist with packet pick-up and drop-off.

  • Assists the Director with assigning co-op jobs assignments for the school year.

Fundraising Chair - Alica Jamrog

  • Organizes, schedules and supervises all fundraisers and solicits donations as needed.

  • Maintains fundraising records.

  • Responsible for the Box Tops for Education program and Scholastic Book orders.

  • Responsible for applying for any applicable grants available.

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