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Erie 1 BOCES executive team consist of the following staff members:


CEO & District Superintendent
Lynn M. Fusco, Ph. D., serves as a field representative for the New York State Commissioner of Education to the region’s 19 component school districts as well as Buffalo Public Schools.  In addition, she will oversee the instructional, managerial and technology services that Erie 1 BOCES provides directly to school districts across the region. Full bio...


Executive Director, Administration and Operations
James Fregelette is the executive director of administration and operations at Erie1 BOCES. He has been with Erie 1 BOCES for more than 21 years. He is currently on the board of directors for the New York State Association of School Business Officials (NYSASBO). At Erie 1 BOCES, Mr. Fregelette is responsible for the oversight of all functions of the business office and financial affairs. In addition, he oversees the planning, purchasing and effective utilization of technology and information systems used by the organization.


Executive Director, Instructional Services
Melody Jason is the executive director of Instructional Services at Erie 1 BOCES. She has been with Erie 1 BOCES for nearly 20 years.  The executive director of Instructional Services oversees all the instructional programs  including special education, alternative education and career education provided for more than 3,000 students from the component school districts. In addition, as the executive director, Mrs. Jason oversees adult workforce development and the Erie 1 Teacher Center.

  Executive Director, Educational Supports and WNYRIC Services
Barbara Mocarski has worked in education for more than 20 years. Currently, she is the executive director of educational supports and WNYRIC services at Erie 1 BOCES. She assists Erie 1 BOCES implementing systemic changes to provide technology and needed school improvement services to component districts. Mrs. Mocarski  has been with Erie 1 BOCES since 2003.