Board of Directors – The Newton Partnership, Inc.
PresidentAnthony Bibbo has been involved with Newton youth and families for decades. A social worker by training, Tony was Executive Director of Newton Community Service Centers, a multi-service social service agency, from 1962-2005. Now “retired,” Tony continues to be involved in numerous nonprofit and municipal endeavors, including serving as a member of the Newton Youth Commission, as Logistical Chairman of Newton’s Mayor’s Community Prayer Breakfast, a member of the Foundation for Racial, Ethnic, & Religious Harmony. Tony has received more than twenty awards for his volunteer service within Newton and beyond. Tony and his late wife, Barbara, raised two children and have five grandchildren.
Terry Yoffie has served as a volunteer to several nonprofit organizations in Newton and the Boston area. Her focus is on youth education, health care and civic engagement. A retired CPA, Terry has over 30 years experience in development, membership, outreach, financial management, reporting and planning. In addition to her work with The Newton Partnership, she is currently involved with Boston Medical Center, Perkins School for the Blind, the League of Women Voters, the City of Newton, in the Massachusetts Legislature for the Special Commission on Civic Engagement and Learning, the Community Service Learning Advisory Council of the Massachusetts Board of Education and and Join for Justice. Past volunteer work includes work as a volunteer in school PTOs, math tutor in the Newton Public Schools, and in the Newton Schools Foundation. Terry and her husband David Yoffie have two daughters who graduated from Newton North High School.
Sara Pollock DeMedieros
Board MemberSara Pollock DeMedieros graduated from Cornell University and Harvard University with a Masters of Education, where her focus was on adolescent risk and prevention. Professionally, Sara has worked in the area of literacy, with a particular focus on strengthening skills for at-risk youth in both the academic and social-emotional realms. Sara Pollock DeMedieros was raised in Newton and has now returned to raise her family.
Board MemberShawn Fitzgibbons is a Newton resident, parent and community activist. Professionally, Shawn works in fundraising with Massachusetts General Hospital. He was a member of the Board of the Newton Child Care Commission since 2010, where he was involved with strategic planning and fund raising and currently serves on the Board of Newton Community Service Centers.
Board MemberMelissa Hannenberger earned M.Ed. in Counseling Psychology from Boston College and an M.Ed. in Administration, Planning and Social Policy from Harvard University and has worked professionally as a guidance counselor and assistant principal. Melissa has been a Newton resident since 2004 and has been an active volunteer in nonprofit organizations since her arrival. She served as a member of the Newton Child Care Commission since 2004 and was President of the Newton Mothers’ Forum from 2008-2009. She is the parent of three.
Board MemberKim Storey is an educator, author, and creator/designer of educational resources for teachers, parents, and children. She frequently serves as a featured speaker and conducts workshops throughout the country and internationally. Her expertise includes bullying and violence prevention, science education, and the impact of media on children. Kim served as Interim Director of The Newton Partnership in 2009, and has presented to staff and parents in Newton. A long-time Newton resident, Kim is the parent of two young adult children.